Colonial America: A History in Documents (Pages from History)
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Colonial America: A History in Documents (Pages from History)

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By examining the lives of the colonists through their own words--in diaries, letters, sermons, newspaper columns, and poems--Colonial America: A History in Documents, Second Edition, reveals how immigrants, despite their vast differences, laid the foundations for a new nation: the United States. One of the earliest documents is Sir Walter Raleigh's account of the failed co...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 21st 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published March 18th 2011)
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John Rivera
Gray's reader is a decent work and it's only real failing is it's length.

Each section includes a nice introduction that sets its tone and each individual document also includes introductory remarks that help put the proceeding document into perspective.

Each section is a quick read but I fear unless this work is supplemented with other documents (or additional readers), the person reading these works will miss out on a great deal.
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