America: A Narrative History / Edition 5

America: A Narrative History / Edition 5

by George Brown Tindall, Charles Eagles
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393973549

ISBN-13: 9780393973549

Pub. Date: 06/28/1999

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

With nearly a million copies sold over five editions, America: A Narrative History is distinguished by its clear, colorful narrative and balanced incorporation of political history with social, cultural, and economic events. Retaining these classic strengths, the Sixth Edition introduces a new theme—the role of work in American life—and explores…  See more details below

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With nearly a million copies sold over five editions, America: A Narrative History is distinguished by its clear, colorful narrative and balanced incorporation of political history with social, cultural, and economic events. Retaining these classic strengths, the Sixth Edition introduces a new theme—the role of work in American life—and explores its social, political, and cultural dimensions. With an updated ancillary package that includes the new Norton Map Workbook in American History, America remains a superb choice for the US history survey.

Author Biography: George Brown Tindall, Kenan Professor of History Emeritus at the University of North Carolina, has for many years been one of the country's most distinguished professors of American history. He is the author of several books, including South Carolina Negros, 1877-1900; the award-winning The Emergence of the New South, 1913-1945; The Disruption of the Solid South; and, most recently, The Ethnic Southerners. David E. Shi is president and professor of history at Furman University. Professor Shi was the Frontis W. Johnston Professor of History at Davidson College for more than a decade. His four books focus on American cultural history: Matthew Josephson, Bourgeois Bohemian; The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture; In Search of the Simple Life: American Voices, Past and Present; and, most recently, Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393973549
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.96(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps
Preface
1The Collision of Cultures5
2England and Its Colonies48
3Colonial Ways of Life106
4The Imperial Perspective163
5From Empire to Independence195
6The American Revolution240
7Shaping a Federal Union283
8The Federalists: Washington and Adams319
9Republicanism: Jefferson and Madison360
10Nationalism and Sectionalism396
11The Jacksonian Impulse432
12The Dynamics of Growth469
13An American Renaissance: Romanticism and Reform512
14Manifest Destiny560
15The Old South: An American Tragedy602
16The Crisis of Union644
17The War of the Union690
18Reconstruction: North and South751
19New Frontiers: South and West796
20The Rise of Big Business838
21The Emergence of Modern America877
22Gilded-Age Politics and Agrarian Revolt926
23The Course of Empire971
24Progressivism: Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson1004
25Wilson and the Great War1046
26The Modern Temper1092
27Republican Resurgence and Decline1120
28Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal1155
29From Isolation to Global War1203
30The World at War1235
31The Fair Deal and Containment1287
32Through the Picture Window: Society and Culture, 1945-19601326
33Conflict and Deadlock: The Eisenhower Years1357
34New Frontiers: Kennedy and Johnson1395
35Rebellion and Reaction in the 1960s and 1970s1437
36A New Gilded Age1493
37Cultural Politics1536
App. The Declaration of IndependenceA1
App. Articles of ConfederationA5
App. The Constitution of the United StatesA12
App. Presidential ElectionsA30
App. Admission of StatesA38
App. Population of the United StatesA39
App. Immigration to the United States, Fiscal Years 1820-1990A40
App. Immigration by Region and Selected Country of Last Residence, Fiscal Years 1820-1989A42
Presidents, Vice-Presidents, and Secretaries of StateA49
Chronology of Significant EventsA54
Illustration CreditsA65
IndexA73

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