This primary source reader in the popular DISCOVERING series contains a six-part pedagogical framework that guides students through the process of historical inquiry and explanation. The text emphasizes historical study as interpretation rather than memorization of data. Each chapter is organized around the same pedagogical framework: The Problem, Background, The Method, The Evidence, Questions to Consider, and Epilogue. The Seventh Edition integrates new documents and revised coverage throughout. For example, the Reconstruction chapter, appearing in Volumes I and II, now explores Thomas Nastsa political cartoons and their effect on public opinion. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Offers you, the student, the opportunity to assume the role of historian explore the human past through primary source evidence.
|Title||:||Discovering the American Past: A Look at the Evidence, Volume I: To 1877|
|Author||:||William Bruce Wheeler, Susan Becker, Lorri Glover|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01|