9780312652784

Going to the Source, Volume I: To 1877 The Bedford Reader in American History

  • ISBN 13:

    9780312652784

  • ISBN 10:

    031265278X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/08/2011
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Many document readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Sourcecombines a rich diversity of primary and secondary sources with in-depth instructions for howand whento use each type of source. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each of the main chapters employs a single type of source from personal letters to political cartoons while focusing on an intriguing historical episode such as the Cherokee Removal or the 1894 Pullman Strike. A new capstone chapter in each volume prompts students to synthesize information on a single topic from a variety of source types. The wide range of topics and sources across 28 chapters 6 of them new provide students with all they need to become fully engaged with America's history.

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