|Author/Contributor(s):||Gorn, Elliott J ; Roberts, Randy ; Schulten, Susan ; Bilhartz, Terry D|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
perspective. Beginning with Christopher Columbus and his interaction with the Spanish crown in 1492, and ending in the Reconstruction-era United States, Constructing the American Past provides eyewitness accounts of historical events, legal documents that helped shape the lives of citizens, and excerpts from
diaries that show history through an intimate perspective. The authors expand upon past scholarship and include new material regarding gender, race, and immigration in order to provide a more complete picture of the past.