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American History, Combined Edition: 1492 - Present

, 2019
ISBN: 9781535982252
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In this combined edition, the full content of volumes 1 and 2 of Thomas Kidd’s American History are brought together in a single, accessible textbook. This sweeping narrative spans the full scope of American history from the first Native American societies to the political and cultural struggles of contemporary times.

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  • Focuses on certain major themes in American history with a Christian perspective
  • Gives a robust account of the events, people, and ideas that gave shape to the United States of America
  • Helps students to be well-informed, and better prepared to wrestle with the political and cultural changes
  • Early American Encounters
  • England and Its Colonies
  • A Maturing Colonial Society
  • The Coming of Independence
  • The American Revolution and the Constitution
  • The Early National Period
  • A Growing Republic
  • The Age of Andrew Jackson
  • The American West
  • Learning and Belief in Antebellum America
  • The Crisis of the 1850s
  • Secession and the Coming of the Civil War
  • The Civil War Begins
  • To Appomattox Courthouse
  • Reconstruction
  • Reforging the Nation
  • The Gilded Age
  • Populism and Empire
  • The Progressive Era
  • World War I
  • The Roaring Twenties
  • The Great Depression and the New Deal
  • World War II
  • The Cold War
  • The 1950s
  • Civil Rights and the Great Society
  • Nixon, Watergate, and Carter
  • Reagan’s America
  • George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and a Changing America
  • The Age of Terrorism
Thomas Kidd has succeeded well in providing a high quality American history text that integrates the usual political and social history with its religious dimensions.

George Marsden, professor of history emeritus, University of Notre Dame

Thomas Kidd explores the entirety of American history in this carefully researched and clearly written text. It is an ideal book for students new to American history as well as for older readers who would like a sprightly, objective, and discerning refresher.

Mark Noll, professor of history emeritus, University of Notre Dame, and research professor of history, Regent College

  • Title: American History: 1492 - Present
  • Author: Thomas S. Kidd
  • Edition: Combined Edition
  • Publisher: B&H
  • Print Publication Date: 2019
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Reader Edition
  • Subjects: United States › History; United States › Civilization; United States › Religion
  • ISBNs: 9781535982252, 153598225X
  • Resource ID: LLS:9781535982252
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-09-29T15:01:19Z

In the Logos Reader Edition, this volume is enhanced to best fit the content. Scripture references are hand-tagged to integrate with powerful functionality in Logos Bible Software. Page milestones and internal citation tagging provide accurate points of reference. Search important words across resources to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive tools for reading digital content are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Thomas S. Kidd (PhD, Notre Dame) is distinguished professor of history at Baylor University. He has written many books, including America’s Colonial History and The Great Awakening, and also writes and appears regularly in mainstream media.


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