The American Pageant, Volume 1

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Authors : David M. Kennedy; Lizabeth Cohen


592 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


A global focus throughout the text helps students understand American experiences as part of world trends.

"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 phe... more

New to this Edition

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.

Updated tables, graphs, Key Terms, People to Know, and To ... more