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America on the Eve of the Civil War

by Edward L. Ayers Carolyn R. Martin

"This remarkable publication provides a captivating and brilliantly executed series of conversations among seventeen most impressive historians. These participants in a daylong conference focusing on the extraordinary years leading to the Civil War provide an incredible range of historical information that is both educational and exciting. Here is an opportunity to draw on a lively exchange between a substantial number of knowledgeable and entertaining scholars."--James Oliver Horton, author of Landmarks of African American History

American Anthem: Modern American History

by Edward L. Ayers Robert D. Schulzinger Jesús F. de la Teja Deborah Gray White

American Anthem, Modern American History: Student Edition writes down the facts and events in the American History. The activities of the people who made the nation and made a difference in the world. The authors published this book in an exciting way to study history, not just facts and dates students needed to know to ace their examinations. It interprates history written by other authors in a different time from the past but in a tasteful and meaningful connection of activities. It has also managed to capture visual evidence of various activities in history, paintings, photographs and other visual media.

Crucible of the Civil War

by Edward L. Ayers Gary W. Gallagher Andrew J. Torget

Crucible of the Civil War offers an illuminating portrait of the state's wartime economic, political, and social institutions. Weighing in on contentious issues within established scholarship while also breaking ground in areas long neglected by scholars, the contributors examine such concerns as the war's effect on slavery in the state, the wartime intersection of race and religion, and the development of Confederate social networks. They also shed light on topics long disputed by historians, such as Virginia's decision to secede from the Union, the development of Confederate nationalism, and how Virginians chose to remember the war after its close.

Holt American Anthem: Reconstruction to the Present

by Edward L. Ayers Robert D. Schulzinger Deborah Gray White Jesus F. de la Teja

American Anthem was created to make your study of American history an enjoyable, meaningful experience. The contents of the book include: The Union in Crisis (1850-1877), An Industrial Nation (1860-1920), Becoming a World Power (1898-1920), A Modern Nation (1919-1940), A Champion of Democracy (1939-1960), A Nation Facing Challenges (1954-1975), Looking Toward the Future (1968-Present), Issues in Contemporary American Society: Document-Based Investigations, etc.

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