9780077238551

American History: A Survey, Volume 1

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    9780077238551

  • ISBN10:

    0077238559

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Highly respected for its impeccable scholarship and elegant writing style, Alan Brinkley'sAmerican Historyprovides students and instructors with a broad, comprehensive approach to the American past. It offers not only a scrupulous account of American political and diplomatic history, but also a deep exploration of the many other fields that are central to a critical understanding of the nation's past: social, cultural, economic, and urban history; including the histories of the South and the West, the environment; science and technology, race, ethnicity, gender, and the global context of the American experience.

Table of Contents

A Survey, Volume 1
The meeting of cultures
Transplantations and borderlands
Society and culture in provincial america
The empire in transition
The american revolution
The constitution and the new republic
The jeffersonian era
Varieties of american nationalism
Jacksonian america
America's economic revolution
Cotton, slavery, and the old south
Antebellum culture and reform
The impending crisis
The civil war
Reconstruction and the new south
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