Portrait of America is an anthology of essays written by some of America's most eminent historians. Suitable for U.S. history survey courses, the collection has a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary source reader humanize American ...
e American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can identify.
Each selection is preceded by an introduction that sets the context and a helpful glossary that identifies important individuals, events, and concepts. Study questions, at the end of each essay, suggest points for class discussion and encourage students to make comparisons between selections.
The Eighth Edition includes an essay in which six major historians reflect on the historical significance of September 11, 2001.
Number of pages: 434
Date of publication: 01/08/2002
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