The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, Single Volume Edition / Edition 6

The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, Single Volume Edition / Edition 6

by Gary B. Nash, Winkler, Davis, Frederick
     
 

ISBN-10: 032112524X

ISBN-13: 9780321125248

Pub. Date: 03/21/2003

Publisher: Pearson

Emphasizing social history, especially as it applies to discussions of race, class, and gender, The American People, 5/e presents the lives and experiences of all Americans—all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. The narrative integrates discussion of public events such as…  See more details below

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Emphasizing social history, especially as it applies to discussions of race, class, and gender, The American People, 5/e presents the lives and experiences of all Americans—all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. The narrative integrates discussion of public events such as presidential elections, wars, and reform movements with the private stories of ordinary Americans who participated in and responded to these events. As it unfolds the drama of American history, The American People highlights the political, social, economic, technological, religious, cultural, and intellectual events that have shaped American society. Appropriate for anyone with an interest in American history and the Social history of the United States. Previous ISBNs: Single Volume Edition: 0-673-98575-X

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321125248
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/21/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1216
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

I. A COLONIZING PEOPLE, 1492-1776.

1. Three Worlds Meet.
Recovering the Past: Archaeological Artifacts.

2. Colonizing a Continent.
Recovering the Past: Houses.

3. Mastering the New World.
Technology Changes the American People: Smallpox Inoculation.

4. The Maturing of Colonial Society.
Technology Changes the American People: Lightning Rods.

5. Bursting the Colonial Bonds.
Recovering the Past: Poetry

II. A REVOLUTIONARY PEOPLE, 1775-1828.

6. A People in Revolution.
Recovering the Past: Patriotic Paintings.

7. Consolidating the Revolution.
Recovering the Past: Indian Treaties.

8. Creating a Nation.
Technology Changes the American People: Industrial Technology in the Wooden Age.

9. Society and Politics in the Early Republic.
Technology Changes the American People: Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin.

III. AN EXPANDING PEOPLE, 1820-1877.

10. Currents of Change in the Northeast and the Old Northwest.
Recovering the Past: Family Paintings.

11. Slavery and the Old South.
Recovering the Past: Folk Tales.

12. Shaping America in the Antebellum Age.
Technology Changes the American People: The Sewing Machine.

13. Moving West.
Recovering the Past: Personal Diaries.

14. The Union in Peril.
Recovering thePast: Senate Speeches.

15. The Union Severed.
Recovering the Past: Photography.

16. The Union Reconstructed.
Recovering the Past: Novels.

IV. AN INDUSTRIALIZING PEOPLE, 1865-1900.

17. The Realities of Rural America.
Recovering the Past: Magazines.

18. The Rise of Smokestack America.
Technology Changes the American People: The Flush Toilet.

19. Politics and Reform.
Technology Changes the American People: The Bicycle.

20. Becoming a World Power.
Recovering the Past: Political Cartoons.

V. A MODERNIZING PEOPLE, 1900-1945.

21. The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism.
Recovering the Past: Documentary Photographs.

22. The Great War.
Recovering the Past: Government Propaganda.

23. Affluence and Anxiety.
Technology Changes the American People: Wireless Communication.

24. The Great Depression and the New Deal.
Recovering the Past: Movies.

25. World War II.
Technology Changes the American People: Plastics.

VI. A RESILIENT PEOPLE, 1945-2001.

26. Postwar Growth and Social Change.
Technology Changes the American People: Air Conditioning.

27. Chills and Fever During the Cold War.
Recovering the Past: Public Opinion Polls.

28. High Water and Ebb Tide of the Liberal State.
Recovering the Past: Television.

29. The Struggle for Social Reform.
Recovering the Past: Popular Music.

30. The Revival of Conservatism.
Technology Changes the American People: The Internet and the World Wide Web.

31. The Post-Cold War World.
Recovering the Past: Autobiography.

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