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The American Yawp Vol. II: Since 1877

Author: Joseph L. Locke - Editor, Ben Wright - Editor
Subject: History
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9781503608146
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In an increasingly digital world in which pedagogical trends are de-emphasizing rote learning and professors are increasingly turning toward active-learning exercises/ scholars are fleeing traditional textbooks. Yet for those that still yearn for the safe tether of a synthetic text/ as either narrative backbone or occasional reference material/ The American Yawp offers a free and online/ collaboratively built/ open American history textbook designed for college-level history courses. Unchecked by profit motives or business models/ and free from for-profit educational organizations/ The American Yawp is by scholars/ for scholars. All contributors—experienced college-level instructors—volunteer their expertise to help democratize the American past for twenty-first century classrooms.

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