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Published: 14 September 2017

128 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190698034

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Reading American Horizons

Primary Sources for U.S. History in a Global Context, Volume I

Third Edition

Michael Schaller, Janette Thomas Greenwood, Andrew Kirk, Sarah Purcell, Aaron Sheehan-Dean, and Christina Snyder

  • Designed specifically to accompany American Horizons, Third Edition (OUP, 2018)
  • Diverse collection of primary sources
  • Mixture of both visual and text sources
  • Each document includes three reading questions

New to this Edition:

  • Swimmer as told to James Mooney, "Origin of Disease and Medicine," (1880s and undated oral traditions)
  • Letters from Afonso, King of Kongo, to João Iii, King of Portugal (1526)
  • Rodrigo Rangel, "Account of the Northern Conquest and Discovery of Hernando do Soto" (1540)
  • Richard Hakluyt, Excerpts from "A Brief Relation of Two Sundry Voyages" (1598)
  • Jacques Gravier's Account of the Marriage of Marie Rouensa (1694)
  • Declaration of Joseph following the Pueblo Revolt (1681)
  • Visual Document: Guillame de L'Isle, Carte de la Lousiane et du Cours du Mississipi (Map of Louisiana and course of the Mississippi) (1718)
  • English Copy of a Catawba Deerskin Map (circa 1721)
  • Boston King, Excerpts from "Memoirs of the Life of Boston King: A Black Preacher" (1798)
  • James Madison, Excerpts from "Federalist No. 51" (1788)
  • Excerpt from Article 11, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (February 2, 1848)
  • Catherine Edmonston, Excerpts from Diary (January 9, 1865)

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