America: A Narrative History / Edition 8

America: A Narrative History / Edition 8

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by George Brown Tindall, David E. Shi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0393934071

ISBN-13: 9780393934076

Pub. Date: 10/19/2009

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

Over three editions, with more than 1,200 adoptions at colleges and universities in the United States and around the world, America: A Narrative History has provided countless students with their introduction to American history. Students and instructors alike have been drawn to the narrative - full of vivid characters and events, it unfolds like a story; the format -…  See more details below

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Over three editions, with more than 1,200 adoptions at colleges and universities in the United States and around the world, America: A Narrative History has provided countless students with their introduction to American history. Students and instructors alike have been drawn to the narrative - full of vivid characters and events, it unfolds like a story; the format - compact, handy, elegant; the price - affordable, it makes America the best buy for the course. The Fourth Edition is thoroughly revised, with new discussions throughout the book on the theme of frontiers in American history. Focusing on the perimeters of rapid change that have risen and receded at various times in American history, these discussions expand the book's coverage of social history in the context of the broader narrative. The Fourth Edition also provides students additional guidance with part openers that survey the major themes and events of a series of chapters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393934076
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/19/2009
Edition description:
Eighth Edition
Pages:
1024
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(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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