Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Vol. II: Since 1863, Concise Edition / Edition 4

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Vol. II: Since 1863, Concise Edition / Edition 4

by John M. Murrin, Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson, Gary Gerstle
     
 


How did America transform itself, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth? You'll find out in LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE 5e. The authors tell this story through the lens of three major themes:… See more details below

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How did America transform itself, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth? You'll find out in LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER: A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, CONCISE 5e. The authors tell this story through the lens of three major themes: liberty, equality, and power. You'll learn not only the impact of the notions of liberty and equality, but also how dominant and subordinate groups have affected and been affected by the ever-shifting balance of power.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495050568
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/09/2006
Series:
Liberty, Equality, Power Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


17. Reconstruction, 1863-1877. 18. A Transformed Nation: The West and the New South, 1865-1900. 19. The Emergence of Corporate America, 1865-1900. 20. An Industrial Society, 1900-1920. 21. Progressivism. 22. Becoming a World Power, 1898-1917. 23. War and Society, 1914-1920. 24. The 1920s. 25. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939. 26. America during the Second World War. 27. The Age of Containment, 1946-1953. 28. Affluence and Its Discontents, 1953-1963. 29. America during Its Longest War, 1963-1974. 30. Power and Politics, 1974-1992. 31. Economic, Social, and Cultural Change in the Late 20th Century. 32. Politics of Hope and Fear, 1993-2009.

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