American History: Connecting with the Past / Edition 14

American History: Connecting with the Past / Edition 14

by Alan Brinkley
     
 

This highly respected book,noted for its impeccable scholarship and clear,elegant writing,continues its tradition of balanced coverage - political,diplomatic,social and economic,legal,and cultural. "Where Historians Disagree" essays and environmental history essays (by William Cronon) pique students' interest. Alan Brinkley has streamlined the narrative for this… See more details below

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This highly respected book,noted for its impeccable scholarship and clear,elegant writing,continues its tradition of balanced coverage - political,diplomatic,social and economic,legal,and cultural. "Where Historians Disagree" essays and environmental history essays (by William Cronon) pique students' interest. Alan Brinkley has streamlined the narrative for this edition and updated the scholarship throughout the book. Special emphasis is given to three prominent areas of new scholarship: the West,Asian American,and Women's history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073406954
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
06/02/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1024
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter One: THE COLLISION OF CULTURES Chapter Two: TRANSPLANTATIONS AND BORDERLANDS Chapter Three: SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN PROVINCIAL AMERICA Chapter Four: THE EMPIRE IN TRANSITION Chapter Five: THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Chapter Six: THE CONSTITUTION AND THE NEW REPUBLIC Chapter Seven: THE JEFFERSONIAN ERA Chapter Eight: VARIETIES OF AMERICAN NATIONALISM Chapter Nine: JACKSONIAN AMERICA Chapter Ten: AMERICA'S ECONOMIC REVOLUTION Chapter Eleven: COTTON, SLAVERY, AND THE OLD SOUTH Chapter Twelve: ANTEBELLUM CULTURE AND REFORMChapter Thirteen: THE IMPENDING CRISIS Chapter Fourteen: THE CIVIL WAR Chapter Fifteen: RECONSTRUCTION AND THE NEW SOUTH Chapter Sixteen: THE CONQUEST OF THE FAR WEST Chapter Seventeen: INDUSTRIAL SUPREMACY Chapter Eighteen: THE AGE OF THE CITY Chapter Nineteen: FROM CRISIS TO EMPIREChapter Twenty: THE PROGRESSIVE ERA Chapter Twenty-One: AMERICA AND THE GREAT WARChapter Twenty-Two: THE NEW ERAChapter Twenty-Three: THE GREAT DEPRESSIONChapter Twenty-Four: THE NEW DEAL Chapter Twenty-Five: THE GLOBAL CRISISChapter Twenty-Six: AMERICA IN A WORLD AT WAR Chapter Twenty-Seven: THE COLD WARChapter Twenty-Eight: THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY Chapter Twenty-Nine: CIVIL RIGHTS, VIETNAM, AND THE ORDEAL OF LIBERALISM Chapter Thirty: THE CRISIS OF AUTHORITY Chapter Thirty-One: FROM "THE AGE OF LIMITS" TO THE AGE OF REAGAN Chapter Thirty-Two: THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION

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