Major Problems in American Colonial History

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Author : Karen Ordahl Kupperman


496 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2000, 1993

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Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in American history. The collection of essays and documents in MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN COLONIAL HISTORY introd... more


Including both primary and secondary sources in a single collection provides a rich analytical experience for students. The primary sources give students evidence to explore; the secondary sources expose students to key historical debates. Often the secondary essays refer to one of the primary docum... more

New to this Edition

This new edition takes a more continental and thematic approach. Early chapters look at the earliest impulse to colonization within the future United States by Spanish as well as English promoters, and examine their similarities as well as their differences. They also present new research on Indian ... more

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