American Stories: Living American History: v. 2: From 1865 / Edition 1

American Stories: Living American History: v. 2: From 1865 / Edition 1

by Jason Ripper
     
 

This book is ideal for any introductory American history instructor who wants to make the subject more appealing. It's designed to supplement a main text, and focuses on "personalized history" presented through engaging biographies of famous and less-well-known figures from 1865 to the present. Historical patterns and trends appear as they are seen through individual… See more details below

Overview

This book is ideal for any introductory American history instructor who wants to make the subject more appealing. It's designed to supplement a main text, and focuses on "personalized history" presented through engaging biographies of famous and less-well-known figures from 1865 to the present. Historical patterns and trends appear as they are seen through individual lives, and the selection of profiled individuals reflects a cultural awareness and a multicultural perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765619204
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/15/2008
Series:
American Stories Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. After the Civil War; 2. Cowboys and Indians; 3. A Mosaic of American Life, 1875-1914; 4. The United States Government at Home and Abroad; 5. A Palette of Progressives; 6. World War I; 7. The 1920s; 8. The Great Depression Sets In; 9. Out of the Depression and Into War; 10. World War II; 11. From World War to Cold War; 12. American Culture and Society in the 1950s and 1960s; 13. In Love and War, 1961-1969; 14. Contemporary America: The Life and Times of Al Gore; About the Author.

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