- Author : Stephen B. Oates
- Publsiher : Houghton Mifflin
- Release : 13 May 1987
- ISBN : 0395369347
- Page : 485 pages
- Rating : 4/5 from 21 voters
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Book Excerpt : Portrait of America is an anthology of essays written by some of America's most eminent historians. Suitable for U.S. history survey courses, the collection has a loose biographical focus. The essays in this secondary source reader humanize American history by portraying it as a story of real people with whom students can identify.Each selection is preceded by an introduction that sets the context and a helpful glossary that identifies important individuals, events, and concepts. The Eighth Edition includes an essay in which six major historians reflect on the historical significance of September 11, 2001.