Forging the American Character, Volume II : Readings in United States History Since 1865 / Edition 3by John Wilson, John R. Wilson
Pub. Date: 06/18/1999
Publisher: Pearson Education
This collection of authoritative readings focuses on the various forces, ideologies, people, and experiences that have forged the distinctive American character. Articles by top scholars are drawn from an extensive and impressive variety of historical sources including popular history journals, chapters from key books, and scholarly journals. Coverage ranges from traditional fields such as historiography and political, cultural, diplomatic, and religious history, to the new social and women's history, and includes cutting edge interpretations of the past, new findings, classic statements of enduring value, and syntheses of writing in historical subfields. Introductions place each article in historical context. For anyone interested in American History, American Character, American Studies.
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