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History of the American People

By Stephan Thernstrom
Harcourt College Pub 1989 ISBN: 0155365339

About the Book

This introductory survey of American history from the European voyages of discovery to the present includes the political history of the United States written from the perspective of a social historian. It focuses on the activities of people, woven into the narrative as an integral part of American history. All major historical and political events are discussed, providing the reader with a human perspective on these developments.