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Liberty, Equality, and Power - Since 1863: A History of the American People

by James M. Mcpherson Gary Gerstle John M. Murrin Alice Fahs Paul E. Johnson

Understanding the past helps us navigate the present and future. When you read this text, you will not only learn about American History, you will be exposed to movies and music that tell the stories of American History in addition to the reading material you expect in a college level history book. A highly respected, balanced, and thoroughly modern approach to US History, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, uses themes in a unique approach to show how the United States was transformed, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. This approach helps you understand not only the impact of the notions of liberty and equality, which are often associated with the American story, but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power.

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People

by James M. Mcpherson Gary Gerstle Emily S. Rosenberg Norman L. Rosenberg John M. Murrin Alice Fahs Paul E. Johnson

Integrating social and cultural history, this college textbook tells the political story of a country that, over a relatively brief period, transformed itself into the most powerful nation on earth, and explores the role of power in shaping American politics, society, and economics. The fifth edition adds a final chapter on Presidents Clinton and Bush. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People (Third Edition)

by John M. Murrin Paul E. Johnson James M. Mcpherson Gary Gerstle Emily S. Rosenberg Norman L. Rosenberg

As part of the effort to write the clearest, most complete, and most accurate history possible, the authors of this book have included study aids to help one interpret and relate to the stories of the past.

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877 (6th Edition)

by James M. Mcpherson Gary Gerstle John M. Murrin Alice Fahs Paul E. Johnson

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, Sixth Edition offers the complete narrative while limiting the number of features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. A highly respected, balanced, and thoroughly modern approach to U. S. History, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER uses these three themes in a unique approach to show how the United States was transformed, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. This approach helps readers understand not only the impact of the notions of liberty and equality, which are often associated with the American story, but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power. The text integrates the best of recent social and cultural scholarship into a political story, offering readers the most comprehensive and complete understanding of American history available.

A Shopkeeper's Millennium

by Paul E. Johnson

A quarter-century after its first publication, A Shopkeeper's Millenniumremains a landmark work--brilliant both as a new interpretation of the intimate connections among politics, economy, and religion during the Second Great Awakening, and as a surprising portrait of a rapidly growing frontier city. The religious revival that transformed America in the 1820s, making it the most militantly Protestant nation on earth and spawning reform movements dedicated to temperance and to the abolition of slavery, had an especially powerful effect in Rochester, New York. Paul E. Johnson explores the reasons for the revival's spectacular success there, suggesting important links between its moral accounting and the city's new industrial world. In a new preface, he reassesses his evidence and his conclusions in this major work.

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