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During the early part of the calendar year, the bookstore may list textbooks for courses from both the current academic year, and the upcoming summer and fall academic years. Not all textbooks will be listed until teachers approve course descriptions and select their books. Be sure that you order books for the correct enrollment year.


Textbooks for both Summer and Academic Year 2018 Courses

Courses in History
 
United States History • [2018] Holli Manzo
  Required A Patriot's History of the United States
Larry Schweikart, Michael Allen

There are by now various editions of this text. I have the 2007 edition, and all page numbers listed in course materials are based on that text, but most any edition should be acceptable.
  Required A People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn

There are many editions of this text, and any will serve. I have the 4th edition, and page numbers listed are for that version, but any will be fine. Oftentimes old editions can be found quite cheaply in used bookstores.

World History I • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A History of World Societies
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

No earlier editions, please. Used versions of the current (ninth) edition are entirely acceptable, however, and are available at a substantial reduction in price. Renting the book from Amazon.com or purchasing it as an e-book is also possible. The volume linked is the combined volume, for the whole two years of the course.

World History II • [2018] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A History of World Societies
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

No earlier editions, please. Used versions of the current (ninth) edition are entirely acceptable, however, and are available at a substantial reduction in price. Renting the book from Amazon.com or purchasing it as an e-book is also possible. The volume linked is the combined volume, for the whole two years of the course.


Courses in Government
 
American Government • [2018] Holli Manzo
  Required Constitution of the United States of America.
James Madison et al.

Obviously this text is widely available, including many full-text online versions, one of which is linked here. Any version will serve, so long as the student can refer to it easily. Annotated versions, in any form, are welcome but not required. See course description for further details on course materials.


Textbooks for both Summer and Academic Year 2017 Courses

Courses in History
 
World History I • [2017] Bruce McMenomy
  Required A History of World Societies
John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Roger B. Beck, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

No earlier editions, please. Used versions of the current (ninth) edition are entirely acceptable, however, and are available at a substantial reduction in price. Renting the book from Amazon.com or purchasing it as an e-book is also possible. The volume linked is the combined volume, for the whole two years of the course.


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