American History
Score: 3
From 21 Ratings

American History

  • Author: Jason Sloan
  • Release Date : 2013-05-08
  • Genre: Education
  • File Size: 151846716 Bytes

Overview of American History from early colonization through Reconstruction following the Civil War...

Lost in Shangri-La
Score: 4
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Lost in Shangri-La

  • Author: Mitchell Zuckoff
  • Release Date : 2011-04-26
  • Genre: Military
  • File Size: 14969567 Bytes

A New York Times bestseller and the winner of the Winship/PEN New England Award, Lost in Shangri-La is “a truly incredible adventure” (New York Times Book Review) about three brave survivors of a WWII plane crash in the jungle.   On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WACs boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over “Shangri-La,” a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea. Unlike the peaceful Tibetan monks of James Hilton’s bestselling novel Lost Horizon, this Shangri-La was home to spear-carrying tribesmen, warriors rumored to be cannibals.   But the pleasure tour became an unforgettable battle for survival when the plane crashed. Miraculously, three pass...

U S  History

U S History

  • Author : P. Scott Corbett
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9888407392

U S History Book Description :

Published by OpenStax College, U.S. History covers the breadth of the chronological history of the United States and also provides the necessary depth to ensure the course is manageable for instructors and students alike. U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most courses. The authors introduce key forces and major developments that together form the American experience, with particular attention paid to considering issues of race, class and gender. The text provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events and ideas that have shaped the United States from both the top down (politics, economics, diplomacy) and bottom up (eyewitness accounts, lived experience)....

The New American History

The New American History

  • Author : JANET A. FLAMMANG
  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1566395526

The New American History Book Description :

Originally released in 1990, The New American Historyedited for the American Historical Association by Eric Foner, has become an indispensable volume for teachers and students. In essays that chart the shifts in interpretation within their fields, some of our most prominent American historians survey the key works and themes in the scholarship of the last three decades. Along with substantially revised essays from the first edition, this volume presents three entirely new ones - on intellectual history, the history of the West, and the histories of the family and sexuality. The second edition of The New American Historyreflects, in Foner's words, "the continuing vitality and creativity of the study of the past, how traditional fields are being expand...

A People s History of the United States

A People s History of the United States

  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : Aristotext
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :

A People s History of the United States Book Description :

In this Second Edition of this radical social history of America from Columbus to the present, Howard Zinn includes substantial coverage of the Carter, Reagan and Bush years and an Afterword on the Clinton presidency. Its commitment and vigorous style mean it will be compelling reading for under-graduate and post-graduate students and scholars in American social history and American studies, as well as the general reader....

American History

American History

  • Author : Thomas S. Kidd
  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2019-04-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433644429

American History Book Description :

American History volume 1 surveys the broad sweep of American history from the first Native American societies to the end of the Reconstruction period, following the Civil War. Drawing on a deep range of research and years of classroom teaching experience, Thomas S. Kidd offers students an engaging overview of the first half of American history. The volume features illuminating stories of people from well-known presidents and generals, to lesser-known men and women who struggled under slavery and other forms of oppression to make their place in American life. The role of Christianity in America is central in this book. Americans’ faith sometimes inspired awakenings and the search for an equitable society, but at other times it justified violence an...

Encyclopedia of Muslim American History
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Encyclopedia of Muslim American History

  • Author : Edward E. Curtis
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Muslims
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438130408

Encyclopedia of Muslim American History Book Description :

A two volume encyclopedia set that examines the legacy, impact, and contributions of Muslim Americans to U.S. history....

The Great American History Fact finder

The Great American History Fact finder

  • Author : Pam Cornelison
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0618439412

The Great American History Fact finder Book Description :

Presents important people, places, events, movements, and organizations of American history in alphabetical arrangement....

The Frontier in American History
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

The Frontier in American History

  • Author : Frederick Jackson Turner
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0816509468

The Frontier in American History Book Description :

The classical study of the ever-expanding American frontier, its influences on the men who settled and governed it, and its indelible stamp on the American character...

A Hidden Phase of American History

A Hidden Phase of American History

  • Author : Michael J. O'Brien
  • Publisher : Heritage Books
  • Release Date : 1999-02
  • Genre: Irish
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0788410954

A Hidden Phase of American History Book Description :

The role of Ireland and Irish Americans in the American Revolution; discusses Irish immigrations to Pa., N.Y., Va., N.C., S.C., and Ga.. O1095HB - $42.50...