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Converging Worlds

Converging Worlds: Communities and Cultures in Colonial America, edited by Louise A. Breen, offers a fresh approach to teaching colonial American history, with chapters written by top-notch scholars in the field. The accompanying Sourcebook provides primary source documents that can be used with the textbook or on their own.

Providing a survey of colonial American history both regionally broad and "Atlantic" in coverage, Converging Worlds presents the most recent research in an accessible manner for undergraduate students. It is unique in providing not only a comprehensive chronological approach to colonial history, but also window into the relevant historiography. Converging Worlds covers key topics such as:

  • French, Spanish, and Native American experiences
  • regional areas such as the Midwest and Southwest
  • religion including missions, witchcraft, and Protestants
  • the experience of women and families.

Request a complimentary exam copy of Converging Worlds

The companion primary source reader includes several documents selected by the authors to match each chapter. While the Sourcebook and course book make a perfectly integrated package, the Sourcebook also features general introductions and section introductions framing the documents, so students can easily use it on its own to explore the vast colonial world up close.

Request a complimentary exam copy of Converging Worlds: A Sourcebook

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