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American People, The: Creating a Nation and a Society, Concise Edition, Volume 2 (since 1865)by Nash, Gary B.; Jeffrey, Julie Roy; Howe, John R.; Frederick, Peter J.; Davis, Allen F.; Winkler, Allan M.; Mires, Charlene; Pestana, Carla Gardina
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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|
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