The American Pageant (AP® Edition)

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Authors : David M. Kennedy; Lizabeth Cohen


1344 Pages  Hardcover 

15th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010

©2013 , Published


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


Thinking Globally essays (now a total of 13) 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 challenge to empire in the 18th century, the rise of socialist ideology ... 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 Transcendentalism in Chapter 15; on post-Civil War literature and art in Chapter 25; on the ... more

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