A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Volume 2: Since 1856, Brief Edition / Edition 8

A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, Volume 2: Since 1856, Brief Edition / Edition 8

by Mary Beth Norton, David W. Blight, Carol Sheriff, Howard Chudacoff
     
 


The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION preserves the text's approach to American history as a story of all American people. Known for a number of strengths, including its well-respected author team and engaging narrative, the book emphasizes social history, giving particular attention to race and racial identity. Like its full-length counterpart, the Brief… See more details below

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The Brief Edition of A PEOPLE AND A NATION preserves the text's approach to American history as a story of all American people. Known for a number of strengths, including its well-respected author team and engaging narrative, the book emphasizes social history, giving particular attention to race and racial identity. Like its full-length counterpart, the Brief Eighth Edition focuses on stories of everyday people, cultural diversity, work, and popular culture. A new design makes for easier reading and note-taking. Events up to and including the election of 2008 are updated and included, and new chapter has been written on "The Contested West." Available in the following split options: A PEOPLE AND A NATION, Brief Eighth Edition Complete (Chapters 1-33), ISBN: 0547175582; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 0547175590; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 16-33), ISBN: 0547175604.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547175607
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/08/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


16. Reconstruction: An Unfinished Revolution, 1865-1877. 17. The Development of the West, 1865-1900. 18. The Machine Age, 1877-1920. 19. The Vitality and Turmoil of Urban Life, 1877--1920. 20. Gilded Age Politics, 1877-1900. 21. The Progressive Era, 1895-1920. 22. The Quest for Empire, 1865-1914. 23. Americans in the Great War, 1914-1920. 24. The New Era 1920-1929. 25. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1941. 26. Peaceseekers and Warmakers: Americans in the World, 1920-1941. 27. The Second World War at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945. 28. The Cold War and American Globalism, 1945-1961. 29. America at. Midcentury. 30. The Tumultuous Sixties. 31. Continuing Divisions and New Limits, 1969-1980. 32. Conservatism Revived, 1980-1992. 33. Into the Global Millennium: America Since 1992.

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