America: A Concise History, Volume Two: Since 1865 / Edition 5 by James A. Henretta, Rebecca Edwards, Robert O. Self | | 9780312643294 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
America: A Concise History, Volume Two: Since 1865 / Edition 5

America: A Concise History, Volume Two: Since 1865 / Edition 5

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by James A. Henretta, Rebecca Edwards, Robert O. Self
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312643292

ISBN-13: 9780312643294

Pub. Date: 01/09/2012

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

With fresh interpretations from two new authors, wholly reconceived themes, and a wealth of cutting-edge scholarship, the Fifth Edition of America: A Concise History is designed to work perfectly with the way you teach the survey today. Building on the book’s hallmark strengths—balance, explanatory power, and a brief-yet-comprehensive

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With fresh interpretations from two new authors, wholly reconceived themes, and a wealth of cutting-edge scholarship, the Fifth Edition of America: A Concise History is designed to work perfectly with the way you teach the survey today. Building on the book’s hallmark strengths—balance, explanatory power, and a brief-yet-comprehensive narrative—as well as its outstanding full-color visuals and built-in primary sources, authors James Henretta, Rebecca Edwards, and Robert Self have shaped America into the ideal brief book for the modern survey course, at a value that can’t be beat.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312643294
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
01/09/2012
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
137,896
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

15 RECONSTRUCTION, 1865–1877

Part Four

A MATURING INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY, 1877–1914

16 THE AMERICAN WEST

17 CAPITAL AND LABOR IN THE AGE OF ENTERPRISE, 1877–1900

18 THE INDUSTRIAL CITY: BUILDING IT, LIVING IN IT

19 POLITICS IN THE AGE OF ENTERPRISE, 1877–1896

20 THE PROGRESSIVE ERA, 1900–1914

21 AN EMERGING WORLD POWER, 1877–1914

Part Five

THE MODERN STATE AND SOCIETY, 1914–1945

22 WAR AND THE AMERICAN STATE, 1914–1920

23 MODERN TIMES, 1920–1932

24 REDEFINING LIBERALISM: THE NEW DEAL, 1933–1939

25 THE WORLD AT WAR, 1939–1945

Part Six

THE AGE OF COLD WAR LIBERALISM, 1945–1980

26 COLD WAR AMERICA, 1945–1960

27 THE AGE OF AFFLUENCE, 1945–1960

28 THE LIBERAL CONSENSUS: FLAMING OUT, 1960–1968

29 THE 1970s: TOWARD A CONSERVATIVE AMERICA

Part Seven

A DIVIDED NATION IN A DISORDERED WORLD, 1980-2008

30 THE REAGAN REVOLUTION AND THE END OF THE COLD WAR, 1980–2001

31 A DYNAMIC ECONOMY, A DIVIDED PEOPLE, 1980–2000

32 STUMBLING INTO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

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