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Author Carnes, Mark C. (Mark Christopher), 1950-

Title Mapping America's past : a historical atlas / Mark C. Carnes and John A. Garraty with Patrick Williams.

Publication Info. New York : H. Holt, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  911.73 C216    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 1 atlas (288 pages) : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Includes a broad range of historical themes covering the history of the United States, some of which include atmospheric changes over the last 18,000 years; the death of millions of Native Americans; getting the British out of Boston; the birth of a working class; the fall and rise of capital punishment; sexuality and architecture; the making of Black Harlem; and languages, dialects, immigration, emigration, expansion, secregation, and isolationism.
Contents Pre-Columbian America -- Colonial America -- A new nation -- Slavery and the Civil War -- America in the gilded age -- America in the early 20th century -- Post-war America -- America and the world after World War II -- America, an evolving superpower.
Subject United States -- Historical geography -- Maps.
Added Author Garraty, John A. (John Arthur), 1920-2007.
Williams, Patrick G., 1957-
ISBN 0805049274
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