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Chapters 27 and 28 from the 12th Edition were combined in the 13th edition. Twelfth edition[ edit ] Four different versions of the 12th edition were printed.

Also the edition has new and revised primary source features called "Examining the Evidence". Chapters 29 and 30 from the 15th Edition were combined in the sixteenth edition.

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All are divided into six parts, from "Founding the New Nation" with an initial chapter on prehistory, natives, and European exploration through "Making Modern America. This is the first edition in which Bailey is not credited as an author on the cover and the title page. The text's global focus is renewed and strengthened. It is written in a very long-winded style with emphasis on worthless random facts rather than the important concepts. Evaluation[ edit ] Historian Emil Pocock , evaluating the 10th edition of , argues that the publisher has made a special effort to be more approachable for beginning students by using a more basic vocabulary, simpler concepts, and features designed to aid learning. This edition's Part Six, which covers post period is revised. There are also two editions that split the textbook into two volumes: Volume I, which covers American history up to , and Volume II, which covers the American history since

It is written in a very long-winded style with emphasis on worthless random facts rather than the important concepts. It gives a basic political narrative emphasizing great men and famous events, although it does include new topics regarding diversity of race and gender.

The typeface is large, and the page layout is generous with many color illustrations. His opinion of the book mirrors mine. Pocock states: It is at heart a patriotic work that celebrates American progress and the free enterprise system, while largely ignoring dissenting political viewpoints outside the mainstream.

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