By David E. Shi, George Brown Tindall
A e-book scholars love, in a extra concise format.
America has bought greater than 1.8 million copies during the last 8 variations simply because it’s a publication that scholars get pleasure from interpreting. potent storytelling, colourful anecdotes, and biographical sketches make the narrative soaking up and the cloth extra memorable. The short 9th variation is 20% shorter, and comprises refreshed and up-to-date assurance of African American historical past, and has been streamlined from 37 to 34 chapters.
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America: a narrative history (brief edition) by David E. Shi, George Brown Tindall