American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Combined Volume (Paperback)
  • American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Combined Volume (Paperback)

American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Combined Volume (Paperback)

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Paperback 992 Pages / Published: 22/02/2012
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Bridging the present to the past.

American Destiny's mission is to show readers how history connects to the experiences and expectations that mark their lives. The authors pursue that mission through a variety of distinctive features, including American Lives essays and Re-Viewing the Past movie essays. This book is the abridged version of The American Nation, 14th edition.

Note: MyHistoryLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyHistoryLab, please visit or use ISBN: 9780205216550.

Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
ISBN: 9780205790418
Number of pages: 992
Weight: 1175 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 36 mm
Edition: 4th edition


"...offers a detailed standard history of the United States, with materials beyond what can be covered in a classroom. It also has features within the book to encourage original thinking on the part of students."

-Billy Hathorn, LaredoCommunity College

"...does an excellent job of organizing the material in a way that ties everything together for the student...this text provides the best instructional aides on the market."

-Andrew Bagley, PhillipsCommunity College

"...does an excellent job at providing a compelling chronological narrative that flows smoothly."

-Horacio Salinas, Jr., LaredoCommunity College

"This text is very complete for an introductory course. It will keep the students' interest in learning."

-Armando C. Alonzo, TexasA&M University

"...a comprehensive people's history that is not shy to be critical of many deeds, but is also careful to give credit to unknown individuals and groups when it is due."

-Dr, Itai Sneh, JohnJay College

"There are two compelling attributes of American Destiny: its attempt at a balance between the political and social issues...and its attempt to show the relevance (through the Chapter introductions) of history to the present."

-Thomas Born, BlinnCollege

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