America Transformed: A History of the United States Since 1900 / Edition 1

America Transformed: A History of the United States Since 1900 / Edition 1

by Gary Gerstle, Emily S. Rosenberg, Norman L. Rosenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155080466

ISBN-13: 9780155080461

Pub. Date: 12/22/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive narrative traces the transformation of popular cultures across the canvas of the twentieth century. Covering the rise of movies, jazz, the comics, cable television, and the Internet, this concise book contains coverage of recent social and cultural events, as well as information on traditional political, economic, and military affairs.

Overview

This comprehensive narrative traces the transformation of popular cultures across the canvas of the twentieth century. Covering the rise of movies, jazz, the comics, cable television, and the Internet, this concise book contains coverage of recent social and cultural events, as well as information on traditional political, economic, and military affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155080461
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/22/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Crisis of the 1890s. 1. An Industrial Society, 1890-1920. 2. Progressivism. 3. Becoming a World Power, 1898-1917. 4. War and Society, 1914-1920. 5. The 1920s. 6. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939. 7. America during the Second World War. 8. The Age of Containment, 1946-1954. 9. Affluence and Its Discontents, 1954-1963. 10. America during Its Longest War, 1963-1974. 11. America in Transition: Economics, Culture, and Social Change in the Late 20th Century. 12. Winds of Change: Politics and Foreign Policy, Ford to Clinton. Appendix. Photo Credits.

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