The American Pageant, Volume 2

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Authors : David M. Kennedy; Lizabeth Cohen


656 Pages  Paperback 

15th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2006, 2002

©2013 , Published


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THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The Fifteenth edition includes markedly deeper explorations of the cultural i... more


"Thinking Globally" essays present a different aspect of the American experience contextualized within world history. Readers learn how developments in North America were part of worldwide phenomena, be it the rise of socialist ideology in the 19th century, or the globalization that followed World W... more

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This edition explores the cultural innovations, artistic movements, and intellectual doctrines that have engaged and inspired Americans and shaped the course of American history. For example: new material on post-Civil War literature and art in Chapter 25; on the transnational spread of artistic "mo... more