Introduce students to the scope of American literature from the Puritan tradition and colonial period to present day, aligning with survey courses and providing a balance of chronological consideration with genre-themed collections.
Colonial and Revolutionary books fill in details prior to the first census of 1790, focusing on early settlements, soldiers, courthouse records, bible records and westward migrations.
Lays a rock-solid foundation on which to build a family history. With 32 title in this collection some beginners might prefer to start with the widely acclaimed standard textbook in genealogy, Val Greenwood’s Researcher’s Guide to American genealogy or, William Dollarhide’s Managing a Genealogical Project, without question the simplest book for beginning genealogy research, and which includes forms such as pedigree charts and family group sheets.
Makes immigration records accessible and intelligible, shedding light on the mass of records that document the arrival of immigrants in America from the time of the earliest settlements. Starting with the original immigrants to Jamestown, Virginia, books in this collection name and identify immigrants of every known background, including the original Pennsylvania German immigrants, the Huguenots of New York and South Carolina, and Irish citizens fleeing the Great Famine.
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