Discovering U.S. History spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as stand-alone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings to life the people and events that have shaped the nation through a clear and entertaining narrative, interesting boxed insets, and lively full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Students will find these books valuable for reports, prime supplements to textbooks, or simply engaging reading.
Full-color and black-and-white photographs, illustrations, and maps. Boxed insets. Glossary. Chronology and timeline. Bibliography. Further resources. Index.
About the Author(s)
Tim McNeese is associate professor of history at York College in York, Nebraska. He earned degrees from York College, Harding University, and Missouri State University. McNeese has published more than 100 books and educational materials. His writing has earned him a citation in the library reference work Contemporary Authors and multiple citations in Best Books for Young Teen Readers. In 2006, McNeese appeared on the History Channel program Risk Takers/History Makers: John Wesley Powell and the Grand Canyon. He was a faculty member at the 2006 Tony Hillerman Mystery Writers Conference in Albuquerque.
Consulting editor Richard Jensen is research professor at Montana State University at Billings. He has published books on a wide range of topics in U.S. political, social, military, and economic history. After earning a Ph.D. at Yale, he taught at numerous universities, including University of Washington, University of Michigan, University of Illinois-Chicago, Harvard University, West Point, and Moscow State University in Russia.