American Passages: A History of the American People

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Wadsworth, 2002 M05 31 - 1280 páginas
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Each chapter in this thorough, chronologically-organized book follows the contours of sequence, event, and connection, emphasizing the most significant events and changes of the period covered. Politics, economics, and culture are woven into an interrelated pattern, focusing the reader's attention on the way various facets of history interact and connect. This logical approach makes for a uniquely engaging, accurate presentation of American history.

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He is also an associate editor of the American National Biography. Oshinsky writes about the brutality of penitentiary life in his book, Worse Than Slavery: Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice. He earned a Senior Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities and an appointment as Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Texas, Austin for his work on the penitentiary project. Oshinsky also received the 17th Annual Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for his novel.

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