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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765619202

ISBN-13: 9780765619204

Pub. Date: 04/15/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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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