Voices of the American Past, Volume I
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Authors : Raymond M. Hyser; J. Chris Arndt

9781111341244

336 Pages  Paperback 

5th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008, 2005, 2001

©2012 , Published

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VOICES OF THE AMERICAN PAST is a two-volume reader that presents a variety of diverse perspectives through more than 240 primary sources. Excerpts from speeches, letters, journals, magazine articles, hearings and government documents raise issues from both public and private aspects of American life... more

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A mixture of social and political sources speaks to many aspects of Americans’ lives in the past.

A “Guide to Reading and Interpreting Documents” defines “primary sources” and explains how and why historians use written and other evidence to tell the story of the past. It outlines in a clear and pr... more

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New documents provide a greater diversity of voices while also offering readable selections that speak to larger issues. These include an indentured servant’s letter describing conditions in seventeenth century Virginia, a contemporary newspaper report on the 1741 New York slave conspiracy, George W... more

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Voices of the American Past, Volume II

VOICES OF THE AMERICAN PAST is a two-volume reader that presents a variety of diverse perspectives through more than 240 primary sources. Excerpts from speeches, letters, journals, magazine articles, hearings and government documents raise issues from both public and private aspects of American life throughout history. A “Guide to Reading and Interpreting Docu... more

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Writing for College History: A Short Handbook

Prepared by Robert M. Frakes, Clarion University. This brief handbook for survey courses in American history, Western Civilization/European history, and world civilization guides students through the various types of writing assignments they encounter in a history class. Providing examples of student writing and candid assessments of student work, this ... more

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Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age

Whether you're starting down the path as a history major, or simply looking for a straightforward and systematic guide to writing a successful paper, you'll find this text to be an indispensable handbook to historical research. This text's "soup to nuts" approach to researching and writing about history addresses every step of the process, from... more

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