America Firsthand, Volume 1
Tenth Edition   ©2016

America Firsthand, Volume 1

Readings from Settlement to Reconstruction

Anthony Marcus (John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York) , John M. Giggie (University of Alabama) , David Burner (late of the State University of New York at Stony Brook)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-02966-3; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-02966-1; Format: Paper Text, 352 pages

American history told by everyday Americans

This distinctive, class-tested primary source reader tells America’s story through the words and other creative expressions of the ordinary and extraordinary Americans who shaped it. "Points of View" sections provide varied vantage points on important topics, and select images draw students into interpreting the visual record. This carefully crafted, ready-to-go collection saves instructors time and effort in finding consistently engaging and informative sources.