Nation of Nations Concise W/ after the Fact Interactive Vols. I and II; MP / Edition 3

Nation of Nations Concise W/ after the Fact Interactive Vols. I and II; MP / Edition 3

by James West Davidson, Christine Leigh Heyrman, William E. Gienapp, Michael B. Stoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072502797

ISBN-13: 9780072502794

Pub. Date: 08/21/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Nation of Nations Concise stands apart from the crowd as a brief American Survey Text that has not sacrificed the strength of its narrative to achieve brevity. The Nation of Nations concise version strikes unique balances for a brief text: providing enough contextual detail for the reader to grasp the story and maintaining a balance between narrative and thematic…  See more details below

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Nation of Nations Concise stands apart from the crowd as a brief American Survey Text that has not sacrificed the strength of its narrative to achieve brevity. The Nation of Nations concise version strikes unique balances for a brief text: providing enough contextual detail for the reader to grasp the story and maintaining a balance between narrative and thematic structure. Clear and lively prose, numerous vivid stories, and concrete historical examples all illustrate points of and themes in history. As a result, the original Nation of Nations author team retains the detail of story in a brief package.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072502794
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/21/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1167
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Charts
Preface to the Brief Edition
Introduction
Ch. 1Old World, New Worlds5
Ch. 2The First Century of Settlement in the Colonial South33
Ch. 3The First Century of Settlement in the Colonial North60
Ch. 4The Mosaic of Eighteenth-Century America87
Ch. 5Toward the War for American Independence116
Ch. 6The American People and the American Revolution141
Ch. 7Crisis and Constitution166
Ch. 8The Republic Launched193
Ch. 9The Jeffersonian Republic217
Ch. 10The Opening of America244
Ch. 11The Rise of Democracy269
Ch. 12The Fires of Perfection296
Ch. 13The Old South322
Ch. 14Western Expansion and the Rise of the Slavery Issue349
Ch. 15The Union Broken375
Ch. 16Total War and the Republic401
Ch. 17Reconstructing the Union433
Ch. 18The New Industrial Order460
Ch. 19The Rise of an Urban Order489
Ch. 20Agrarian Domains: The South and the West516
Ch. 21The Failure of Traditional Politics545
Ch. 22The New Empire570
Ch. 23The Progressive Era591
Ch. 24The United States and the Old World Order622
Ch. 25The New Era654
Ch. 26Crash and Depression683
Ch. 27The New Deal709
Ch. 28America's Rise to Globalism736
Ch. 29Cold War America776
Ch. 30The Suburban Era803
Ch. 31Liberalism and Beyond831
Ch. 32The Vietnam Era860
Ch. 33The Age of Limits889
Ch. 34A Nation Still Divisible916
AppendixA.1
Declaration of IndependenceA.1
The Constitution of the United States of AmericaA.4
Presidential ElectionsA.19
Justices of the Supreme CourtA.23
A Social Profile of the American RepublicA.25
BibliographyA.29
Photo CreditsA.67
IndexA.70
About the AuthorsA.124

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