Voices of the American Past, Volume II

Cover image of product

Authors : Raymond M. Hyser; J. Chris Arndt

9781111341268

352 Pages  Paperback 

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

©2012, Published

$67.50

Learn More

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

Features

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

New to this Edition

New documents provide a greater diversity of voices while also offering readable selections that speak to larger issues. These include a woman’s description of farm life in Illinois at the turn of the twentieth century, Eleanor Roosevelt’s commentary on New Deal policies, an editorial on the 1955 Em... more

More
Teacher Supplements
Voices of the American Past, Volume I
9781111341244 $67.50

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 A... more

Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age
9780534619534 $60.00

DOING HISTORY: RESEARCHING AND WRITING IN THE DIGITAL AGE presents a "soup to nuts" approach to researching and writing about history, with an eye for making the most of current technology. The authors begin their straightforward approach with an overview of the discipli... more

Student Supplements
Voices of the American Past, Volume I
9781111341244 $67.50

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 A... more

Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age
9780534619534 $60.00

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 rese... more