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David E. Shi

David Emory Shi is a professor of history and the president emeritus of Furman University. He is the author of several books on American cultural history, including the award-winning The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture and Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850–1920.

Books by David E. Shi

  • 9780393689693 72

    America: A Narrative History

    David E. Shi

    Eleventh Edition, Combined Volume, Mixed Media Product, 2019

    The best-selling narrative history that students love to read.
  • 9780393976236 72

    The Essential America

    George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi, Thomas Lee Pearcy

    Volume 1, Paperback, 2001

    The Essential America is a fundamentals version of the Tindall/Shi narrative packaged in an eye-popping, four-color design.
  • 9780393976243 72

    The Essential America

    George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi, Thomas Lee Pearcy

    Volume 2, Paperback, 2001

    The Essential America is a fundamentals version of the Tindall/Shi narrative packaged in an eye-popping, four-color design.