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The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People, Volume 1: To 1877,
9th Edition

Paul S. Boyer, Clifford E. Clark, Jr., Karen Halttunen, Joseph F. Kett, Neal Salisbury, Harvard Sitkoff, Nancy Woloch, Andrew Rieser

ISBN-13: 9781337113762 | ISBN-10: 133711376x

Copyright 2018

| Published 2017

| 560 pages

List Price USD $119.95

Overview

THE ENDURING VISION's engaging narrative integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West -- including Native American history. The ninth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout, includes a variety of new photos, and brings the discussion fully up to date with coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Meet the Authors

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Paul S. Boyer, Merle Curti Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. An editor of NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMEN, 1607-1950 (1971), he also co-authored SALEM POSSESSED: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF WITCHCRAFT (1974), for which, with Stephen Nissenbaum, he received the John H. Dunning Prize of the American Historical Association. His other works include URBAN MASSES AND MORAL ORDER IN AMERICA, 1820-1920 (1978), BY THE BOMB’S EARLY LIGHT: AMERICAN THOUGHT AND CULTURE AT THE DAWN OF THE ATOMIC AGE (1985), WHEN TIME SHALL BE NO MORE: PROPHECY BELIEF IN MODERN AMERICAN CULTURE (1992), and PROMISES TO KEEP: THE UNITED STATES SINCE WORLD WAR II (3e, 2003). He is also editor-in-chief of the OXFORD COMPANION TO UNITED STATES HISTORY (2001). His articles and essays have appeared in the “American Quarterly,” “New Republic,” and other journals. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles; Northwestern University; and the College of William and Mary.

Clifford E. Clark, Jr., M.A. and A.D. Hulings Professor of American Studies and professor of history at Carleton College, earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He has served as both the chair of the History Department and director of the American Studies program at Carleton. Clark is the author of HENRY WARD BEECHER: SPOKESMAN FOR A MIDDLE-CLASS AMERICA (1978), THE AMERICAN FAMILY HOME, 1800-1960 (1986), THE INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF ANGLO-AMERICA SINCE 1789 in the GENERAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAS SERIES, and, with Carol Zellie, NORTHFIELD: THE HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE OF A COMMUNITY (1997). He also has edited and contributed to MINNESOTA IN A CENTURY OF CHANGE: THE STATE AND ITS PEOPLE SINCE 1900 (1989). A past member of the Council of the American Studies Association, Clark is active in the fields of material culture studies and historic preservation, and he serves on the Northfield, Minnesota, Historical Preservation Commission.

Karen Halttunen, professor of history at the University of Southern California, earned her Ph.D. from Yale University. Her works include CONFIDENCE MEN AND PAINTED WOMEN: A STUDY OF MIDDLE-CLASS CULTURE IN AMERICA, 1830-1870 (1982) and MURDER MOST FOUL: THE KILLER AND THE AMERICAN GOTHIC IMAGINATION (1998). She edited THE BLACKWELL COMPANION TO AMERICAN CULTURAL HISTORY (2008) and co-edited, with Lewis Perry, MORAL PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN LIFE: NEW ESSAYS ON CULTURAL HISTORY (1998). As president of the American Studies Association and as vice-president of the Teaching Division of the American Historical Association, she has actively promoted K-16 collaboration in teaching history. She has held fellowships from the Guggenheim and Mellon Foundations, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Huntington Library, and the National Humanities Center, and has been principal investigator on several Teaching American History grants from the Department of Education.

Joseph F. Kett, James Madison Professor of History at the University of Virginia, received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. His works include THE FORMATION OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL PROFESSION: THE ROLE OF INSTITUTIONS, 1780-1860 (1968), RITES OF PASSAGE: ADOLESCENCE IN AMERICA, 1790-PRESENT (1977), THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE UNDER DIFFICULTIES: FROM SELF-IMPROVEMENT TO ADULT EDUCATION IN AMERICA, 1750-1990 (1994), and THE NEW DICTIONARY OF CULTURAL LITERACY (2002), of which he is co-author. A former History Department chair at Virginia, he also has participated on the Panel on Youth of the President’s Science Advisory Committee, has served on the Board of Editors of the “History of Education Quarterly,” and is a past member of the Council of the American Studies Association.

Neal Salisbury, Barbara Richmond 1940 Professor Emeritus in the Social Sciences (History), at Smith College, received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of MANITOU AND PROVIDENCE: INDIANS, EUROPEANS, AND THE MAKING OF NEW ENGLAND, 1500-1643 (1982), editor of THE SOVEREIGNTY AND GOODNESS OF GOD, by Mary Rowlandson (1997), and co-editor, with Philip J. Deloria, of THE COMPANION TO AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY (2002). With R. David Edmunds and Frederick E. Hoxie, he has written THE PEOPLE: A HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICA (2007). He has contributed numerous articles to journals and edited collections and co-edits a book series, CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY. He is active in the fields of colonial and Native American history and has served as president of the American Society for Ethnohistory and on the Council of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture.

Harvard Sitkoff, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire, earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He is the author of A NEW DEAL FOR BLACKS (Thirtieth Anniversary Edition, 2009), THE STRUGGLE FOR BLACK EQUALITY (Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition, 2008), KING: PILGRIMAGE TO THE MOUNTAINTOP (2008), TOWARD FREEDOM LAND, THE LONG STRUGGLE FOR RACIAL EQUALITY IN AMERICA (2010), and POSTWAR AMERICA: A STUDENT COMPANION (2000); co-author of the National Park Service's RACIAL DESEGREGATION IN PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES (2000), and THE WORLD WAR II HOMEFRONT (2003); and editor of FIFTY YEARS LATER: THE NEW DEAL REEVALUATED (1984), A HISTORY OF OUR TIME (2012), and PERSPECTIVES ON MODERN AMERICA: MAKING SENSE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (2001). His articles have appeared in the AMERICAN QUARTERLY, JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY, and JOURNAL OF SOUTHERN HISTORY, among others. A frequent lecturer at universities abroad, he has been awarded the Fulbright Commission's John Adams Professorship of American Civilization in the Netherlands and the Mary Ball Washington Professorship of American History in Ireland.

Nancy Woloch received her Ph.D. from Indiana University. She is the author of WOMEN AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE (fifth edition, 2011), editor of EARLY AMERICAN WOMEN: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY, 1600-1900 (second edition, 2002), and coauthor, with Walter LaFeber and Richard Polenberg, of THE AMERICAN CENTURY: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE THE 1890S (seventh edition, 2013). She is also the author of MULLER V. OREGON: A BRIEF HISTORY WITH DOCUMENTS (1996). She teaches American History and American Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University.

ANDREW RIESER, Professor of History at State University of New York, Dutchess Community College, received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He coedited the Dictionary of American History (third edition, 2002) and coauthored both the sixth and seventh editions of the concise volumes of The Enduring Vision (2010, 2013). Dr. Rieser is the author of The Chautauqua Moment: Protestants, Progressives, and the Culture of Modern Liberalism (2003) and other articles, chapters, and reviews in the field of U.S. cultural and intellectual history.

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  • The final chapter (31) includes coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign and important current trends such as growing income inequality and mass incarceration.
  • The design has been enhanced with new colors and font treatments that improve readability. Each section begins with a historical question; the conclusions are new as well, with summaries organized around each of the chapter questions. The ninth edition also features a variety of new photos as well as updates to select maps.
  • Chronologies are now conveniently located at the beginning of every chapter to help set a chronological framework for students as they begin to read.
  • The ninth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout, with updated bibliographies for each chapter available online.
  • "Technology and Culture" chapter reflection activities, available in MindTap®, demonstrate the importance of these two forces in American history. Topics include public sanitation in Philadelphia, guns and gun culture, flush toilets, and the interstate highway system.
  • "Going to the Source" is a one-page excerpt of a primary source, highlighting issues related to the environment and the land. These features appear throughout each chapter with analysis questions to engage students in thinking critically about the excerpt's content. A rich selection of primary documents from speeches, diaries, and other writings are included.
  • A supportive in-text pedagogical program is designed to help students grasp each chapter's structure and purpose: Introductions prepare students for broad developments, themes, and historical problems; outlines provide a wireframe of key topics; focus questions help students read actively rather than passively; chronologies provide an overview of key events; and the chapter review, The Whole Vision, sums up the core themes and answers the focus questions, providing students with an opportunity to solidify their understanding of what they've read.
  • "Beyond America -- Global Interactions" chapter reflection activities, available in MindTap®, explore the worldwide context of key developments in American history, including the Panic of 1837, slavery as a global institution, decolonization and the Cold War, and the Black Freedom Movement.
  • MindTap® for The Enduring Vision, Ninth Edition, is a personalized, online learning platform that provides students with an immersive learning experience to build and foster critical thinking skills. Through a carefully designed chapter-based learning path (easily customizable by instructors), MindTap® allows students to identify learning objectives; draw connections and improve writing skills by completing unit-level essay assignments; read short, manageable sections from the e-book; and test their content knowledge with map- and timeline-based critical thinking questions. A new assessment feature unique to this product allows students to synthesize concepts from multiple chapters through writing assignments where they engage in an analysis of visual primary sources and a writing prompt created by the authors.

Table of Contents

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Prologue. Enduring Vision, Enduring Land.
1. Native Peoples of America, to 1500.
2. The Rise of the Atlantic World, 1400-1625.
3. The Emergence of Colonial Societies, 1625-1700.
4. The Bonds of Empire, 1660-1750.
5. Roads to Revolution, 1750-1776.
6. Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood, 1776-1788.
7. Launching the New Republic, 1788-1800.
8. America at War and Peace, 1801-1824.
9. The Transformation of American Society, 1815-1840.
10. Democratic Politics, Religious Revival, and Reform, 1824-1840.
11. Technology, Culture, and Everyday Life, 1840-1860.
12. The Old South and Slavery, 1830-1860.
13. Immigration, Expansion, and Sectional Conflict, 1840-1848.
14. From Compromise to Secession, 1850-1861.
15. Crucible of Freedom: Civil War, 1861-1865.
16. Reconstruction and Resistance, 1865-1877.

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