Penguin Academics Compact yet complete and always at a reasonable price! For more than 60 years, instructors and their students have looked to Penguin trade paperbacks for state-of-the-art scholarship, accessibility, and fair prices. Longman, Penguins sister company, aims to meet those same expectations with textbooks in our Penguin Academics series. Weve created the Penguin Academics series with ease of use in mind the books are conveniently portable and highly readable, with engaging typefaces and interior designs. Concise yet thorough in their coverage of the basics, Penguin Academics titles are ideal for use either by themselves or in combination with other books. A list of related Penguin paperbacks can be found at the back of this and every Penguin Academics title. Skillfully blending the essentials of political, social, economic, diplomatic and cultural history into a seamless narrative, The American Story, Third Edition, presents a compact yet compelling story of the United States and its people the powerful elite as well as the ordinary men and women who have effected and been affected by the events that have shaped the nation. In this new edition, a chronology has been included at the end of each chapter to provide students with a convenient review of events. New and expanded material has been added to several chapters, and the final chapters have been streamlined and condensed. The American Story, Third Edition comes in three formats: Single Volume Edition ISBN: 0-321-44502-3 Volume I: Since 1877 ISBN: 0-321-42184-1 Volume II: Since 1865 ISBN: 0-321-42185-X We invite you to visit our Web site at http://www.ablongman.com/history to review other fine books from Longmans library.Divine, Robert is the author of 'American Story ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780321445025 and ISBN 0321445023.