Betty, what about adding Jim Giese's history book to the mix. A History of
US is great, but it's not a survey book. We used his book to give us ideas
until Joy Hakim's series arrived.
LC Control Number:
Type of Material:
Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Downey, Matthew T.
United States history : in the course of human events /
Matthew T. Downey,
James R. Giese, Fay D. Metcalf.
Minneapolis/St. Paul : West Pub. Co., c1997.
xxvii, 1198 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.
At 05:05 PM 11/6/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>Hello fellows and friends:
>I got three responses to my request about history books for the American
>family in Norway. All three recommended the same series: _A History
>of US_, by Joy Hakim from Oxford Press. We have a copy here in our
>office, already, and we use it to refresh our memories, for background, and
>as a source when answering student questions about American history.
> Elizabeth L. Brown
> Digital Reference Specialist
> Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20540-4604
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> Library of Congress American Memory Home Page:
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Digital Project Coordinator
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