A short history of the American nation

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HarperCollins, 1993 - History - 552 pages
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This is by far the most readable history text I've ever read. At the same time, it covers so much territory that it is forced to cover quickly and, at times, generalize. What makes this book stand out ... Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER
6
Europe Discovers America 1
18
American Society in the Making
22
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

John A. Garraty is the Gourverneur Morris Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University and a former president of the Society of American Historians. His publications include Unemployment in History, The New Commonwealth, The Great Depression, and numerous history textbooks. He was an editor of the Columbia History of the World and the editor of recent supplements of the Dictionary of American Biography. He is currently the editor of the multivolume American National Biography.

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