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ISBN-13 9780205004331ISBN-10 0205004334
ISBN-10 0205790402ISBN-13 9780205790401
Author(s): Mark C. Carnes; John A. Garraty
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 552

For an undergraduate introductory level survey of United States history.

Bridging the present and the past through vivid narrative and creative features.

Long renowned for elegant prose that is rich and memorable, this textbook offers a traditional narrative anchored in central political developments.  Its pedagogical mission is to show students how history connects to the experiences and expectations that mark their lives.  The authors pursue that mission through a variety of distinctive features, including provocative chapter-opening questions and essays.  The book is published in a concise format, making it compact in size and moderate in price.