The Human Tradition in America from the Colonial Era through Reconstruction

The Human Tradition in America from the Colonial Era through Reconstruction

Author: Charles W. Calhoun

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9781461644309

Category: History

Page: 239

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The Human Tradition in America from the Colonial Era through Reconstruction is a collection of the best biographical sketches from several volumes in SR Books' popular Human Tradition in America Series. Compiled by Series Editor Charles W. Calhoun, this book brings American history to life by illuminating the lives of ordinary Americans. This examination of common individuals helps personalize the nation's past in a way that examining only broad concepts and forces cannot. By including a wide range of people with respect to ethnicity, race, gender and geographic region, Prof. Calhoun has developed a text that highlights the diversity of the American experience.
The Human Tradition in America from the Colonial Era through Reconstruction
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Charles W. Calhoun
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

The Human Tradition in America from the Colonial Era through Reconstruction is a collection of the best biographical sketches from several volumes in SR Books' popular Human Tradition in America Series. Compiled by Series Editor Charles W. Calhoun, this book brings American history to life by illuminating the lives of
The Human Tradition in American Labor History
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Assistant Professor of History Eric Arnesen, Eric Arnesen
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Scholarly Resources Incorporated

The Human Tradition in American Labor History is a comprehensive exploration of the American working class from the colonial period to the present. In marked contrast to most academic treatments of American labor, this book presents history through mini-biographical portraits of a diverse selection of workers. Focusing on the contributions
The Human Tradition in the Civil Rights Movement
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Susan M. Glisson
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated

This engaging collection of biographies explores the greater civil rights movement in America from Reconstruction to the 1970s while emphasizing the importance of grassroots actions and individual agency in the effort to bring about national civil renewal. While focusing on the importance of individuals on the local level working towards
The Human Tradition in America Since 1945
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: David L. Anderson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Scholarly Resources Incorporated

In the brief biographical essays of The Human Tradition in America since 1945, students will meet a wide range of diverse individuals-both men and women, rich and poor, powerful and vulnerable-who represent key elements of post-World War II America.
The Human Tradition in Urban America
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Roger Biles
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Scholarly Resources Incorporated

The Human Tradition in Urban America offers an intimate telling of America's evolution into an urban nation through the experiences of individuals. This book considers the growth of American cities by carefully looking at the lives of those people-some famous, some not so well known-who contributed to this important transition