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America Past and Present, Volume 1: To 1877
Designed for introductory-level survey courses in American History. America Past and Present integrates the social and political dimensions of American history into one rich chronological narrative, providing students with a full picture of the scope and complexity of the American past. Written in a lively narrative style by award-winning historians, America Past and Prese ...more
Paperback, 417 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Longman Publishing Group
(first published March 31st 1987)
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I used this during my years in college and it definitely was helpful. It provides a healthy overview of American history. Of course it does not go in depth, but that's because it is a textbook. It's a great reference and starting off point.
Robert A. Divine joined the faculty of the University of Texas in 1954 as a professor of history. He served as Chairman of the Department of History and the Committee on International Studies, and a member of the interim committee that helped with the organization of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University. In addition, he served as president of the Society for Historians ...moreMore about Robert A. Divine...