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This book is easy to read, well-written, and amazingly well-researched.
His book provides the reader with a structure not always seen in history books; the chapters focus on a geographic region within a specific time frame.
This is an excellent read & I would recommend it for anyone teaching children American history.
Book is easy to read. It is written in a simple, educative way so that those who read it are not confused but learning. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Maureen Udeze
Taylor compiles recent scholarship on American history to present a unified view in this book. Using the ideas of Atlantic and global history, he weaves Spanish and French... Read morePublished 2 months ago by James Humphreys
This book presents a fascinating and detailed look at the settlement of the Americas. It covers the early Spanish and French explorers, the horrors committed by the Conquistadors,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gadget Man
Because most American Histories don't include the relationships of the colonists and the mother countries to the indians, this give a very good overview of those complex... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Robert D Brickman
This book is really interesting. It's so well written it's informative and interesting. All the good things of life! Read morePublished 3 months ago by Angela Moody
If I had to choose just one book on this period to keep in my library, it would be this. Forget the romanticism and myths perpetrated by generations of school teachers; this book... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a great book, full of up-to-date history of the period. It grips you from the outset, covering everything from the West Indies to the Alaskan coast. Read morePublished 4 months ago by toronto
Great research yet again from Alan Taylor.
This book is a page turner if you are a fan of history (and even if you are not). Read more