The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People, Volume 1 / Edition 6

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Known for its clear narrative voice and impeccable scholarship, Alan Brinkley's best-selling survey text invites students to think critically about the many forces that continually create the Unfinished Nation that is the United States. In a concise but wide-ranging narrative, Brinkley shows the diversity and complexity of the nation and our understanding of its history—one that continues to evolve both in the events of the present and in our reexamination of new evidence and perspectives on the past. This sixth edition features a new series of Patterns of Popular Culture essays, as well as expanded coverage of pre-Columbian America, new America in the World essays, and updated coverage of recent events and developments that demonstrates how a new generation continues to shape the American story.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077286354
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/14/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 512
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

ALAN BRINKLEY is the Allan Nevins Professor of History and former Provost at Columbia University. He is the author of Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression, which won the 1983 National Book Award; The End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War; and Liberalism and its Discontents. His most recent books — Franklin Delano Roosevelt and The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century will be published in 2010. He was educated at Princeton and Harvard. He taught previously at MIT, Harvard, and the City University Graduate School before joining the Columbia faculty In 1991. In 1998-1999, he was the Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University. He won the Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Award at Harvard in 1987 and the Great Teacher Award at Columbia in 2003. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the board of trustees of the National Humanities Center and Oxford University Press, and chairman of the board of trustees of the Century Foundation.

He has been a visiting professor at Princeton, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris), and the University of Torino (Italy). He was the 1998-1999 Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Meeting of CulturesAmerica Before Columbus Europe Looks Westward The Arrival of the EnglishConclusionFor Further ReferenceDebating the Past: The American Population Before ColumbusAmerica in the World: The Atlantic Context of Early American HistoryAmerica in the World: Mercantilism and Colonial CommerceChapter 2: Transplantations and BorderlandsThe Early ChesapeakeThe Growth of New EnglandThe Restoration ColoniesBorderlands and Middle GroundsThe Development of EmpireConclusionFor Further Reference Debating the Past: Native Americans and "The Middle Ground"Chapter 3: Society and Culture in Provincial AmericaThe Colonial PopulationThe Colonial EconomiesPatterns of SocietyAwakenings and EnlightenmentsConclusionFor Further ReferenceDebating the Past: The Origins of SlaveryDebating the Past: The Witchcraft TrialsChapter 4: The Empire in TransitionLoosening TiesThe Struggle for the ContinentThe New ImperialismStirrings of RevoltCooperation and WarConclusionFor Further Reference America in the World: The First Global WarPatterns of Popular Culture: Taverns in Revolutionary MassachusettsChapter 5: The American RevolutionThe States UnitedThe War for IndependenceWar and SocietyThe Creation of State GovernmentsThe Search for a National GovernmentConclusionFor Further ReferenceDebating the Past: The American RevolutionAmerica in the World: The Age of RevolutionsChapter 6: The Constitution and the New RepublicFraming a New GovernmentAdoption and AdaptationFederalists and RepublicansEstablishing National SovereigntyThe Downfall of the FederalistsConclusionFor Further Reference Debating the Past: The Background of the Constitution Chapter 7: The Jeffersonian EraThe Rise of Cultural NationalismStirrings of IndustrialismJefferson the PresidentDoubling the National DomainExpansion and WarThe War of 1812ConclusionFor Further ReferenceAmerica in the World: The Global Industrial RevolutionPatterns of Popular Culture: Horse RacingChapter 8: Varieties of American NationalismStabilizing Economic GrowthExpanding WestwardThe "Era of Good Feelings"Sectionalism and NationalismThe Revival of OppositionConclusionFor Further Reference Chapter 9: Jacksonian AmericaThe Rise of Mass Politics"Our Federal Union"The Removal of the IndiansJackson and the Bank WarThe Emergence of the Second Party SystemPolitics After JacksonConclusionFor Further ReferenceDebating the Past: Jacksonian DemocracyPatterns of Popular Culture: The Penny PressChapter 10: America's Economic RevolutionThe Changing American PopulationTransportation and Communications RevolutionsCommerce and IndustryMen and Women at WorkPatterns of SocietyThe Agricultural NorthConclusionFor Further ReferencePatterns of Popular Culture: Shakespeare in AmericaChapter 11: Cotton, Slavery, and the Old SouthThe Cotton EconomySouthern White SocietyThe "Peculiar Institution"The Culture of SlaveryConclusionFor Further ReferenceDebating the Past: The Character of SlaveryChapter 12: Antebellum Culture and ReformThe Romantic ImpulseRemaking SocietyThe Crusade Against SlaveryConclusionFor Further ReferenceAmerica in the World: The Abolition of SlaveryChapter 13: The Impending CrisisLooking WestwardExpansion and WarThe Sectional DebateThe Crisis of the 1850s ConclusionFor Further ReferenceChapter 14: The Civil WarThe Secession CrisisThe Mobilization of the NorthThe Mobilization of the SouthStrategy and DiplomacyCampaigns and BattlesConclusionFor Further ReferenceDebating the Past: The Causes of the Civil WarPatterns of Popular Culture: Baseball and the Civil WarChapter 15: Reconstruction and the New SouthThe Problems of PeacemakingRadical ReconstructionThe South in ReconstructionThe Grant AdministrationThe Abandonment of ReconstructionThe New SouthConclusionFor Further ReferenceDebating the Past: Reconstruction

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