Nation of Nations: A Narrative History of the American Republic

Nation of Nations: A Narrative History of the American Republic

by James West Davidson
     
 

This is the third edition of a U.S. survey text praised by adopters for its lively,engaging narrative style and its careful blending of political and social history. The authors believe that students will be drawn more readily to the study of history if they are presented with an engaging narrative of past events rather than with a mere encyclopedic compendium. The… See more details below

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This is the third edition of a U.S. survey text praised by adopters for its lively,engaging narrative style and its careful blending of political and social history. The authors believe that students will be drawn more readily to the study of history if they are presented with an engaging narrative of past events rather than with a mere encyclopedic compendium. The strong narrative approach helps students become engaged in the many human dramas that comprise our nation's history. The third edition is about 15 percent shorter in overall length. Its narrative has been streamlined,making it even more accessible

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900073406847
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

1. The First Civilizations of North America

2. Old Worlds, New Worlds (1400-1600)

3. The First Century of Settlement in the Colonial South (1600-1750)

4. The First Century of Settlement in the Colonial North (1600-1700)

5. The Mosaic of Eighteenth-Century America (1689-1771)

6. Toward the War for American Independence (1754-1776)

7. The American People and the American Revolution (1775-1783)

8. Crisis and Constitution (1776-1789)

9: The Early Republic (1789-1824)

10. The Opening of America (1815-1850)

11. The Rise of Democracy (1824-1840)

12. The Fires of Perfection (1820-1850)

13. The Old South (1820-1860)

14. Western Expansion and the Rise of the Slavery Issue (1820-1850)

15. The Union Broken (1850-1861)

16. Total War and the Republic (1861-1865)

17. Reconstructing the Union (1865-1877)

18. The New South and the Trans-Mississippi West (1870-1896)

19. The New Industrial Order (1870-1900)

20. The Rise of an Urban Order (1870-1900)

21. The Political System under Strain (1877-1900)

22. The Progressive Era (1890-1920)

23. The United States and the Old World Order (1901-1920)

24. The New Era (1920-1929)

25. The Great Depression and the New Deal (1929-1939)

26. America's Rise to Globalism (1927-1945)

27. Cold War America (1945-1954)

28. The Suburban Era (1945-1963)

29: Civil Rights and Uncivil Liberties (1947-1969)

30: Vietnam and the End of the Liberal Era (1963-1976)

31: The Conservative Revolution (1976-1992)

32: Nation of Nations in a Global Community (1980-2006)

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