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The American People, Concise Edition: Creating a Nation and a Society, Combined Volume / Edition 6
     

The American People, Concise Edition: Creating a Nation and a Society, Combined Volume / Edition 6

by Gary B. Nash, Julie Roy Jeffrey, John R. Howe
 

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ISBN-10: 0205568432

ISBN-13: 9780205568437

Pub. Date: 10/17/2007

Publisher: Longman

This condensed version of The American People, Seventh Edition examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary.

With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all

Overview

This condensed version of The American People, Seventh Edition examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary.

With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. A vibrant four-color design and compact size make this book accessible, convenient, and easy-to read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205568437
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
10/17/2007
Series:
MyHistoryLab Series
Edition description:
Concise
Pages:
981
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.44(d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents

Recovering the Past

Maps

Preface

Supplements

About the Authors

PART 1 A COLONIZING PEOPLE, PREHISTORY—1776

1 Ancient America and Africa

2 Europeans and Africans Reach the Americas

3 Colonizing a Continent in the Seventeenth Century

4 The Maturing of Colonial Society

5 The Strains of Empire

PART 2 A REVOLUTIONARY PEOPLE, 1775—1828

6 A People in Revolution

7 Consolidating the Revolution

8 Creating a Nation

9 Society and Politics in the Early Republic

PART 3 AN EXPANDING PEOPLE, 1820—1877

10 Currents of Change in the Northeast and the Old Northwest

11 Slavery and the Old South

12 Shaping America in the Antebellum Age

13 Moving West

14 The Union in Peril

15 The Union Severed

16 The Union Reconstructed

PART 4 AN INDUSTRIALIZING PEOPLE, 1865—1900

17 The Realities of Rural America

18 The Rise of Smokestack America

19 Politics and Reform

20 Becoming a World Power

PART 5 A MODERNIZING PEOPLE, 1900—1945

21 The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism

22 The Great War

23 Affluence and Anxiety

24 The Great Depression and the New Deal

25 World War II

PART 6 A RESILIENT PEOPLE, 1945—2004

26 Postwar America at Home, 1945—1960

27 Chills and Fever During the Cold War, 1945—1960

28 Reform and Rebellion in the Turbulent Sixties, 1960—1969

29 Disorder and Discontent, 1969—1980

30 The Revival of Conservatism, 1980—1992

31 The Post-Cold War World, 1992—2004

Appendix

Index

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