9780618280643

The Enduring Vision A History of the American People

  • ISBN 13:

    9780618280643

  • ISBN 10:

    0618280642

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 02/04/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This text's clear and engaging narrative balances political, social, and cultural history within a clear chronological framework. The Fifth Edition features a thorough revision of the narrative, a complete redesign of the book, and an enhanced art program. The authors explore the enduring vision of the American people, a vision they describe as "a shared determination to live up to the values that give meaning to America." Each chapter has been revised to incorporate the most up-to-date scholarship, with special emphasis placed on technology and public health. "Technology and Culture" boxed features explore the development of new technologies--such as the invention of indoor plumbing and the birth control pill--and their impact on American culture. This edition includes up-to-date scholarship on the experiences of women, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, African Americans, and Native Americans in the United States.

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