Crosscurrents In American Culture: A Reader In United States History, Volume I: To 1877
- Publish Date: 2008-05-01
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Bruce Dorsey;Woody Register
This innovative reader is the first to introduce students to cultural history through primary sources and guided pedagogy. Crosscurrents combines a diverse collection of sources with cutting-edge scholarship for a dramatic overview of politics, economics, and religion. The voices of women and people of color are integrated throughout, presenting a truly inclusive view of the American past.Each source or source grouping is preceded by an introduction, which helps to contextualize the document(s). Throughout each chapter, Problems to Consider prompt students to think analytically about sources.