Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume II: Since 1863, Concise Edition / Edition 6

Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume II: Since 1863, Concise Edition / Edition 6

by John M. Murrin, Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson, Alice Fahs
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133947743

ISBN-13: 9781133947745

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning


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 Sixth Edition. The authors tell this story through the lens of three major

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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 Sixth Edition. 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.

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ISBN-13:
9781133947745
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Concise
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
1,268,982
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


17. Reconstruction, 1863-1877. 18. A Transformed Nation: The West and the New South, 1865-1900. 19. The Rise of Corporate America, 1865-1914. 20. Cities, Peoples, Cultures, 1890-1920. 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. Uncertain Times, 1974-1992. 31. Economic, Social, and Cultural Change in the Late 20th Century. 32. A Time of Hope and Fear, 1993-2012.

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