9780547175607

A People and a Nation A History of the United States, Volume 2: Since 1865, Brief

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  • ISBN13:

    9780547175607

  • ISBN10:

    0547175604

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/8/2009
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION preserves the text's approach to American history as a story of all American people. Known for a number of strengths, including its well-respected author team and engaging narrative, the book emphasizes social history, giving particular attention to race and racial identity. Like its full-length counterpart, the Brief Eighth Edition focuses on stories of everyday people, cultural diversity, work, and popular culture. A new design makes for easier reading and note-taking. Events up to and including the election of 2008 are updated and included, and new chapter has been written on "The Contested West." Available in the following split options: A PEOPLE AND A NATION, Brief Eighth Edition Complete (Chapters 1-33), ISBN: 0547175582; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 0547175590; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 16-33), ISBN: 0547175604.

Table of Contents

Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877
The Development of the West, 1865-1900
The Machine Age, 1877-1920
The Vitality and Turmoil of Urban Life, 1877--1920
Gilded Age Politics, 1877-1900
The Progressive Era, 1895-1920
The Quest for Empire, 1865-1914
Americans in the Great War, 1914-1920
The New Era 1920-1929
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1941
Peaceseekers and Warmakers: Americans in the World, 1920-1941
The Second World War at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945
The Cold War and American Globalism, 1945-1961
America at. Midcentury
The Tumultuous Sixties
Continuing Divisions and New Limits, 1969-1980
Conservatism Revived, 1980-1992
Into the Global Millennium: America Since 1992
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