On the Edge: The United States Since 1945 (with InfoTrac) / Edition 3 by David A. Horowitz, Peter N. Carroll | | 2900534571879 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
On the Edge: The United States Since 1945 (with InfoTrac) / Edition 3

On the Edge: The United States Since 1945 (with InfoTrac) / Edition 3

by David A. Horowitz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534571875

ISBN-13: 2900534571879

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900534571879
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/18/2001
Series:
History Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336

Table of Contents

Prologue. 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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