Redding, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2006
Horizon Textbook Publishing (http://www.htpublishing.com), the leaders in custom textbook publishing with over 20 years experience, today announced the release of Understanding United States History, sixth edition, volumes 1 & 2, by Degler, De Santis, Mathews, and Ver Steeg.
Volume 1 describes American history from the Age of Discovery through the Civil War and Reconstruction. It pays special attention to slavery, the struggle for women's rights, and the impact of immigration on the United States. It also presents a history of politics, diplomacy, and the wars that impacted on the course of American society. Culture is not neglected with chapters devoted to discussions of the art, architecture, literature, poetry, and music unique to each historical era. Volume 2 covers the period from the Civil War through the aftermath of 9/11 and the War in Iraq. Attention is paid to issues of race relations, the struggle for equality, war and peace, and the impact of technology on American culture.
"This sixth edition of Understanding United States History has been thoroughly updated," said Jason James, CEO of Horizon Textbook Publishing. "It allows the student to tie our nation's history into the major issues that face us today."
About the Authors
The authors are: Carl N. Degler, Stanford University; Vincent P. De Santis, University of Notre Dame; Glenna Mathews, University of California, Berkeley; and Clarence L. Ver Steeg, Northwestern University.
About Horizon Textbook Publishing
With over 20 years of experience in textbook publishing, Horizon's staff and customer service representatives allow authors to quickly and efficiently create quality textbooks perfectly tailored for their classroom needs. While Horizon continues to expand its offerings, they remain committed to their vision of providing one-on-one support, attention to detail, professionalism, and quality.
Understanding United States History, sixth edition, volumes 1 & 2, by Degler, De Santis, Mathews, and Ver Steeg, Horizon Textbook Publishing, PO Box 494658, Redding CA 96049, 2006. Volume 1: ISBN 1-59602-978-1, 351 pages, trade paperback, 8.25 x 11 inches, $60.00 net. Volume 2: ISBN 1-59602-979-x, 463 pages, trade paperback, 8.25 x 11 inches, $60.00 net.
For more information, contact: Robert Rappeport, 800-646-7782 x 5982.