The New American History / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566395526
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publication date: 6/25/1997
  • Series: Critical Perspectives On The P Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 1,523,389
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Meet the Author

Eric Foner is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. He is the author of numerous books, including Reconstruction, 1863-1877, which was awarded the Bancroft Prize.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised and Expanded Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
1 Beneficiaries of Catastrophe: The English Colonies in America 3
2 The Revolutionary Generation: Ideology, Politics, and Culture in the Early Republic 31
3 Society, Politics, and the Market Revolution, 1815-1848 61
4 Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction 85
5 Public Life in Industrial America, 1877-1917 107
6 Prosperity, Depression, and War, 1920-1945 133
7 America since 1945 159
8 Intellectual and Cultural History 181
9 Western History 203
10 Social History 231
11 U.S. Women's History 257
12 The History of the Family and the History of Sexuality 285
13 African-American History 311
14 American Labor History 333
15 Ethnicity and Immigration 353
16 Liberty and Power: U.S. Diplomatic History, 1750-1945 375
About the Contributors 395
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