On the Edge: The United States Since 1945 (with InfoTrac) / Edition 3by David A. Horowitz
Pub. Date: 07/18/2001
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This book is an overview of recent American history with special emphasis on social and cultural history since World War II. The book takes a balanced approach to all sides of the socio-cultural spectrum and includes numerous tables, charts, photographs, and biographical inserts.
Table of ContentsPrologue. 1. Roosevelt, the New Deal, and Domestic Security. 2. World War II: People's Crusade, Global Security. 3. The Promise of Postwar Affluence. 4. Truman, the Cold War, and Anticommunist Mission, 1945-1952. 5. The Eisenhower Consensus, 1952-1960. 6. Kennedy, Johnson, and Liberal Activism, 1960-1968. 7. Nixon, Ford, and Carter: The Embattled Presidency, 1968-1980. 8. Global Economy and Domestic Culture Wars. 9. Reagan, Bush, and Clinton: Political Realignment, 1980-1996.
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