Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877

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Authors : John M. Murrin; Paul E. Johnson; James M. McPherson; Alice Fahs; Gary Gerstle; Emily S. Rosenberg; Norman L. Rosenberg


608 Pages  Paperback 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2005, 2005

©2012 , Published


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A highly respected, balanced, and thoroughly modern approach to US History, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, uses these three themes to show how the United States was transformed from hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. This approach... more


LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER's thematic approach shows how the pursuit of liberty and equality has shaped the nation, and how power has been used and abused in every aspect of American life—between men and women, whites and blacks, rich and poor, etc.

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New Visual Link features focus on a single piece of art, material culture, or photography that reveals something important about the historical era in which it was produced. In an extended caption the authors explore the historical significance of the object, then pose a question for students to ans... more

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