Encyclopedia of American History, Volumes 1-11 (Revised by Gary B. Nash, Allan M. Winkler, Charlene Mires, John W.

By Gary B. Nash, Allan M. Winkler, Charlene Mires, John W. Jeffries

This ebook provides an intensive revision of the Award-winning set. evidence On dossier is proud to announce the revision of its award-winning 11-volume "Encyclopedia of yank History", the landmark connection with American historical past from prehistoric instances to the trendy day. This huge revision gains greater than 1,000 new and revised entries, in addition to an intensive replace of present entries to mirror present learn. furthermore, a brand new insert of full-color maps has been further to every quantity. carrying on with to supply unheard of intensity and breadth of assurance, "Encyclopedia of yankee historical past, Revised Edition" offers a balanced presentation of the political, social, monetary, and cultural occasions that experience formed the land and the state. every one quantity editor is a exceptional student of yank historical past who has drawn upon the services of ratings of experts in writing person, signed entries of exceptional caliber. It meets nationwide criteria for usa heritage. perfect for college students, lecturers, and librarians, the 1st 10 expertly researched volumes during this authoritative set are prepared chronologically based on the nationwide criteria for usa background. The eleventh quantity includes the excellent set Index. It good points content material that's transparent and simple to appreciate. Written in available language to facilitate students' realizing of every period, the easy-to-read textual content is more suitable by means of 750 photos and 250 full-color and black-and-white maps. exact entries conceal key occasions, routine, historic figures, developments, and political advancements that outline every one specific period in American background. Addressing the necessity for ancient literacy, the set is really inclusive, casting a large historic web throughout themes and eras and comprising many lesser-known yet nonetheless influential figures and occasions. Key beneficial properties improve the set's reference price. It positive factors available textual content and greater than 3,300 exact, totally cross-referenced entries; biographies of important americans in every one period; one other studying part on the finish of a number of the signed entries; nearly 1,000 illustrations, together with full-color and black-and-white maps, photos, cartoons, and ads, that visually record every one period; topical entries in each one quantity on comparable matters reminiscent of artwork and structure, enterprise, economic climate, literature, and technological know-how and know-how; a chronology and bibliography on the finish of every quantity; an appendix in every one quantity that comprises excerpts of key records of the period, somebody quantity indexes, and a finished set index.

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Yale University Press, 1986). —Dixie Ray Haggard 12 Armada Armada See Spanish Armada. art and architecture From the soaring spires of early modern European churches to elaborate buildings made from mud in western Africa to moveable longhouses found in the Eastern Woodlands of North America to cliff dwellings and adobe apartment houses in the southwest of the modern-day United States, the buildings that people inhabited—and the art that they used for decoration and prayer—reflected the ways that different communities organized their lives.

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