Ideas and Movements That Shaped America: From the Bill of Rights to "Occupy Wall Street"

Ideas and Movements That Shaped America: From the Bill of Rights to "Occupy Wall Street"

By: Scott L. Stabler (author), Michael S. Green (author), Scott L. Stabler (editor), Michael S. Green (editor)Hardback

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America was founded on bold ideas and beliefs. This book examines the ideas and movements that shaped our nation, presenting thorough, accessible entries with sources that improve readers' understanding of the American experience. * Contains more than 200 entries from expert contributors on a wide variety of American ideas and movements, each accompanied by a relevant original document and helpful cross references * Covers ideas and movements across a broad sweep of U.S. history that enable readers to see recurring themes as well as how American thought has evolved * Presents U.S. history through a unique lens that enables students to better comprehend "the mindset of the American people," as opposed to the traditional study of history as a series of important events and people on a fixed timeline

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Michael S. Green, PhD, is professor of history at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Scott L. Stabler, PhD, is associate professor of history at Grand Valley State University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/07/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781610692519
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1169
  • ID: 9781610692519
  • weight: 4314
  • ISBN10: 1610692519

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