The American Nation, 13th Edition, Volume I Mark C. Carnes John A. Garraty It took the voices and actions of many different people to produce the singular structure of the United States, and because of this, the country s political history is intimately tied with its social, economic, and cultural development. In The American Nation, co-authors Mark Carnes and John Garraty explore this complicated and fascinating relationship between politics and people. Long renowned for its elegant narrative style, The American Nation, 13th Edition retains its most significant strengthits rich and memorable prose. Paired with features such as Debating the Past, Mapping the Past, and Re-Viewing the Past, Carnes and Garraty explore the depth and complexity of the United States political framework, while making it easier for students to understand and explore. New Features New chapter introductions tie the historical events of the chapter with contemporary issues, and offer a unique way for the text to show the relevance of history to students lives. Revised and updated scholarship throughout the book offers new perspectives while streamlining and sharpening the prose. For example, Chapters 1-2 have been extensively revised to expand the discussion of Native American societies. New Questions for Discussion are included in the Re-Viewing the Past, Mapping the Past, and American Lives features in order to spark class discussion and analysis or to prompt writing assignments. A new Glossary at the end of the text defines several important concepts, events, or phenomena highlighted as key terms in each chapter. Available versions of The American Nation Single Volume Edition ISBN 0-205-56272-8 Volume I (to 1877) ISBN 0-205-56805-X Volume II (since 1865) ISBN 0-205-56810-6 Visit us at www.ablongman.com/historyCarnes, Mark C. is the author of 'American Nation A History of the United States to 1877', published 2007 under ISBN 9780205568055 and ISBN 020556805X.