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The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780072295580

ISBN10:
0072295589
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/1/1999
Publisher(s):
McGraw Hill College Div

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Summary

This concise, trade-like survey text is known for Alan Brinkley's clear narrative voice, impeccable scholarship, and reliability at a low price. New to this edition is increased coverage of the history of science and technology and popular and cultural history. Each chapter now includes a new and pedagogically useful summary conclusion. The annotated lists of Suggested Readings are now found at the end of each chapter to provide a more accessible resource for students. Also, every copy of the book will be shrinkwrapped with a free, handy study reference card!

Table of Contents

The Meeting of Cultures
1(27)
The English ``Transplantations''
27(33)
Society and Culture in Provincial America
60(34)
The Empire Under Strain
94(28)
The American Revolution
122(33)
The Constitution and the New Republic
155(25)
The Jeffersonian Era
180(38)
Varieties of American Nationalism
218(24)
Jacksonian America
242(30)
America's Economic Revolution
272(38)
Cotton, Slavery, and the Old South
310(27)
Antebellum Culture and Reform
337(27)
The Impending Crisis
364(37)
The Civil War
401(40)
Reconstruction and the New South
441(40)
The Conquest of the Far West
481(34)
Industrial Supremacy
515(30)
The Age of the City
545(34)
From Stalemate to Crisis
579(25)
The Imperial Republic
604(24)
The Rise of Progressivism
628(29)
The Battle for National Reform
657(23)
America and the Great War
680(26)
The New Era
706(25)
The Great Depression
731(30)
The New Deal
761(30)
The Global Crisis, 1921--1941
791(18)
America in a World at War
809(35)
The Cold War
844(31)
The Affluent Society
875(39)
The Ordeal of Liberalism
914(31)
The Crisis of Authority
945(35)
The ``Age of Limits''
980(22)
Modern Times
1002


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