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Encyclopedia of American history

Author: Gary B Nash
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Offering 11 volumes and about 3,500 entries, this comprehensive set follows the congressional-mandated National Standards for United States History -- a project coedited by the editor of this encyclopedia. Each of the first 10 volumes covers a different period in American history with an alphabetical list of entries. A chronology of important events for that period, reprints of important documents, and an index  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary B Nash
ISBN: 081604371X 9780816043712 0816043612 9780816043613 0816043620 9780816043620 0816043639 9780816043637 0816043647 9780816043644 0816043655 9780816043651 0816043663 9780816043668 0816043671 9780816043675 081604368X 9780816043682 0816043698 9780816043699 0816043701 9780816043705 0816050791 9780816050796
OCLC Number: 48074033
Awards: RUSA/ALA Outstanding Reference Source, 2004; Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2003; Library Journal Best Reference Source, 2003; Booklist/RBB Editors' Choice Reference Source, 2003.
Description: 11 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Three worlds meet --
v. 2. Colonization and settlement --
v. 3. Revolution and new nation --
v. 4. Expansion and reform --
v. 5. Civil War and Reconstruction --
v. 6. The development of the industrial United States --
v. 7. The emergence of modern America --
v. 8. The Great Depression and World War II --
v. 9. Postwar United States --
v. 10. Contemporary United States --
v. 11. Comprehensive index.
Responsibility: Gary B. Nash, general editor.


This 11-volume set contains, in one chronological compilation, the history of the United States of America from its prehistoric ancestors to its 21st-century citizens. It seeks to offer a balanced  Read more...
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