Lives and Times: Individuals and Issues in American History: to 1877

Lives and Times: Individuals and Issues in American History: to 1877

By: Blaine T. Browne (author), Robert C. Cottrell (author)Paperback

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Lives and Times is a biographical reader designed for use in American history courses, with each volume consisting of thirteen chapters in which two significant individuals are examined in the context of a major historical issue or event. Written in a narrative style, this text offers students new and intriguing perspectives about major issues in the nation's political, economic, social, cultural, intellectual and military history.

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Blaine T. Browne is professor of history at Broward College. Robert C. Cottrell is professor of history at California State University. Together, they have co-authored Uncertain Order: The World in the Twentieth Century, Lives and Legacies: Biographies in Western Civilization, and Modern American Lives: Biographies in American History since 1945.


Preface Introduction Chapter 1: Orthodoxy and Dissent in Puritan England: Mary Dyer, Cotton Mather Chapter 2: The American Mind in the Eighteenth Century: Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin Chapter 3: Revolutionaries: Thomas Paine, Mercy Otis Warren Chapter 4: Republicans, Federalists, Virginians: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall Chapter 5: Popular Culture in Antebellum America: David Crockett, Stephen Foster Chapter 6: Clash of Civilizations: Native Americans and the New Republic: Tecumseh, Andrew Jackson Chapter 7: Slavery in Theory and Practice: George Fitzhugh, Harriet Tubman Chapter 8: Reforming Self and Society: Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller Chapter 9: Defining Women's Roles: Catharine Esther Beecher, Elizabeth Cady Stanton Chapter 10: Manifest Destinies: William Walker, Brigham Young Chapter 11: Abolitionists: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln Chapter 12: Uncivil War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Nathan Bedford Forrest Chapter 13: A New Birth of Freedom Deferred: Benjamin R. Tillman, Ida B. Wells

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/05/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780742561922
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780742561922
  • weight: 553
  • ISBN10: 0742561925

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