American History: A Survey / Edition 8

American History: A Survey / Edition 8

by Richard N. Current, Alan Brinkley, Frank Freidel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070150303

ISBN-13: 9780070150300

Pub. Date: 02/28/1991

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Highly respected for its impeccable scholarship and elegant writing style, Alan Brinkley's American History provides students and instructors with a broad, comprehensive approach to the American past. It offers not only a scrupulous account of American political and diplomatic history, but also a deep exploration of the many other fields that are central to a…  See more details below

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Highly respected for its impeccable scholarship and elegant writing style, Alan Brinkley's American History provides students and instructors with a broad, comprehensive approach to the American past. It offers not only a scrupulous account of American political and diplomatic history, but also a deep exploration of the many other fields that are central to a critical understanding of the nation's past: social, cultural, economic, and urban history, including the histories of the South and the West, the environment, science and technology, race, ethnicity, gender, and the global context of the American experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070150300
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
02/28/1991

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 REFORM

Chapter 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 EMPIRE

Chapter Twenty: THE PROGRESSIVE ERA

Chapter Twenty-One: AMERICA AND THE GREAT WAR

Chapter Twenty-Two: THE NEW ERA

Chapter Twenty-Three: THE GREAT DEPRESSION

Chapter Twenty-Four: THE NEW DEAL

Chapter Twenty-Five: THE GLOBAL CRISIS

Chapter Twenty-Six: AMERICA IN A WORLD AT WAR

Chapter Twenty-Seven: THE COLD WAR

Chapter 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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