Civil War and Reconstruction
By (author) David C. King
Civil War and Reconstruction by David C. King
Book DescriptionA rare first-hand glimpse of the Civil War through the words of those who were there This exciting new addition to the American Heritage American Voices series offers young readers insights into the culture and ideas of the Civil War era through a variety of primary sources. The book includes major historical documents, such as the Gettysburg Address, as well as more personalized accounts of the war and of the popular culture of the times found in diaries, advertisements, and magazine and newspaper articles. Throughout, the readings are supplemented by introductions, period illustrations, sidebar information, and vocabularies. David C. King (Hillsdale, NY) is the author of Wiley's American Kids in History series of U.S. history activity books as well as Colonies and Revolution and Westward Expansion in the American Heritage American Voices series. American Heritage is the premier American history magazine and is well known for its reference books.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471443933
(238mm x 195mm x 14mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David C. King
American Heritage, American Voices: Colonies and Revolution, Paperback (February 2015)
This book includes primary sources from throughout the colonial period, from the first voyage of Columbus in 1492 to the inauguration of George Washington in 1789. The readings provide a lively and informative look into what life was like for the first settlers (in their own words).
Westward Expansion, Paperback (April 2012)
Explore the American West with the people who settled it! In 1805, when William Clark first spotted the Pacific Ocean-highlighting the famous Lewis and Clark expedition across the continent-it marked the beginning of a massive westward movement that lasted through the century.
Dorothea Lange: Photographer of the People, Hardback (January 2009)
A scholarly work that aims to be both broad enough in scope to satisfy upper-division undergraduates studying folk belief and narrative and detailed enough to meet the needs of graduate students in the field.
Have Fun with the Presidents, Paperback (February 2007)» View all books by David C. King
It's important to learn about the U.S. presidents, but it's even better to have fun while doing it. Have Fun with the Presidents is filled with activities, recipes, games, puzzles, profiles, quotes, and fascinating facts, about all 42 American presidents, from George Washington to George W. Bush.
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Author Biography - David C. King
AMERICAN HERITAGE is well-known for its magazine on American history, as well as its many highly acclaimed books, including The American Heritage(r) History of the United States and The American Heritage(r) Illustrated History of the Presidents. DAVID C. KING is former history teacher and an award-winning author who has written more than thirty books for children and young adults, including the other books in this series as well as the American Kids in History(r) series.
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