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Cengage Advantage Books: Liberty, Equality, Power A History of the American People, Volume 2: Since 1863by Murrin, John M.; Johnson, Paul E.; McPherson, James M.; Fahs, Alice; Gerstle, Gary
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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 4/22/2011.
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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, Sixth Edition offers the complete narrative while limiting the number of features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. A highly respected, balanced, and thoroughly modern approach to U.S. History, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER uses these three themes in a unique approach to show how the United States was transformed, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. This approach helps readers understand not only the impact of the notions of liberty and equality, which are often associated with the American story, but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power. The text integrates the best of recent social and cultural scholarship into a political story, offering readers the most comprehensive and complete understanding of American history available.
Table of Contents
|A Transformed Nation: The West and the New South, 1865û1900|
|The Rise of Corporate America, 1865û1914|
|Cities, Peoples, Cultures, 1890û1920|
|Becoming a World Power, 1898û1917|
|War and Society, 1914û1920|
|The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929û1939|
|America during the Second World War|
|The Age of Containment, 1946û1953|
|Affluence and Its Discontents, 1953û1963|
|America during Its Longest War, 1963û1974|
|Uncertain Times, 1974û1992|
|Economic, Social, and Cultural Change in the Late 20th Century|
|A Time of Hope and Fear, 1993û2011|
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