9781319027506

Going to the Source, Volume II: Since 1865 The Bedford Reader in American History

  • ISBN 13:

    9781319027506

  • ISBN 10:

    1319027504

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/18/2015
  • Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

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Summary

Many document readers offer lots of sources, but only Going to the Source combines a rich diversity of primary and secondary sources with in-depth instructions for how to use each type of source. Mirroring the chronology of the U.S. history survey, each of the main chapters familiarizes students with 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 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 provide students with all they need to become fully engaged with America’s history.

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