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American People, The: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition, Volume 2 (since 1865),9780205572472

American People, The: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition, Volume 2 (since 1865)

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9780205572472

ISBN10:
0205572472
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2008
Publisher(s):
Longman
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This is a condensed version ofThe American People, Seventh Edition(the comprehensive version). This engaging text examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary. With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. A vibrant four-color design and compact size make this book accessible, convenient, and easy-to read.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents Recovering the Past Maps Preface Supplements About the Authors
An Industrializing People, 1865 1900
The Realities of Rural America
The Rise of Smokestack America
Politics and Reform
Becoming a World Power
A Modernizing People, 1900 1945
The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism
The Great War
Affluence and Anxiety
The Great Depression and the New Deal
World War II
A Resilient People, 1945 2004
Postwar America at Home, 1945 1960
Chills and Fever During the Cold War, 1945 1960
Reform and Rebellion in the Turbulent Sixties, 1960 1969
Disorder and Discontent, 1969 1980
The Revival of Conservatism, 1980 1992
The Post-Cold War World, 1992 2004
Appendix
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