Don't Know Much About History

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  • Edition: Anniv.
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-08
  • Publisher: Harpercollins

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This "anti-textbook" is a completely revised and updated version of the classic book that launched the Don't Know Much About( series.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Anniversary Editionp. xi
Introduction xvii
Author's Note xxix
Brave New Worldp. 1
Say You Want a Revolutionp. 47
Growth of a Nation: From the Creation of the Constitution to Manifest Destinyp. 107
Apocalypse Then: To Civil War and Reconstructionp. 185
When Monopoly Wasn't a Game: The Growing Empire from the Wild West to World War Ip. 255
Boom to Bust to Big Boom: From the Jazz Age and the Great Depression to Hiroshimap. 321
Commies, Containment, and Gold War: America in the Fiftiesp. 399
The Torch Is Passed: From Camelot to Hollywood on the Potomacp. 441
From the Evil Empire to the Axis of Evilp. 537
The Bill of Rights and Other Constitutional Amendmentsp. 629
Is the Electoral College a Party School? A Presidential Election Primerp. 652
U.S. Presidents and Their Administrationsp. 658
Selected Readingsp. 665
Acknowledgmentsp. 695
Indexp. 697
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