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    American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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    Between 1760 and 1800, the people of the United States created a new nation, based on the idea that all people have the right to govern themselves. This Very Short Introduction recreates the experiences that led to the Revolution; the experience of war; and the post-war creation of a new political society.

    American University In A Postsecular Age

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    Religion has made a comeback in American society and on university campuses. How should higher education respond? This volume gathers essays from prominent scholars and educators who unpack the key issues.

    American West: a Very Short Introduction

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    Familiar figures - missionaries, explorers, trappers, traders, prospectors, gunfighters, cowboys, and Indians - appear in these pages. So do renowned individuals such as Daniel Boone, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and John Wayne. But their stories contribute to a history of the American West that is longer, larger, and more complicated than we were once told.

    American Women's History: A Very Short Introduction

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    What does U.S. history look like with women at the center of the story? From Pocahantas to military women serving in the Iraqi war, this Very Short Introduction chronicles the contributions that women have made to the American experience from a multicultural perspective that emphasizes how gender shapes women's-and men's-lives.

    Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction

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    This book explores the lands of the ancient Near East from around 3200 BCE to 539 BCE. The earth-shaking changes that marked this era include such fundamental inventions as the wheel and the plow and intellectual feats such as the inventions of astronomy, law, and diplomacy.


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    The destruction of ancient monuments by the Taliban and the Islamic State have shocked observers worldwide. Art historian Maxwell Anderson's Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) analyzes continuing threats to our heritage as well as a balanced account of treaties and laws, collections past and present, forgeries, and other controversial issues.

    Apprenticeship in thinking

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    A study of the mental development of children, which examines children's learning as an apprenticeship, a social activity mediated by parents and peers who support and challenge the child's understanding and skills.

    Asian American History

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    This Very Short Introduction provides a narrative interpretation of key themes that emerge in the history of Asian migrations to North America, highlighting how Asian immigration has shaped the evolution of ideological and legal interpretations of America as a 'nation of immigrants'.

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