ISBN-10:
0205572472
ISBN-13:
9780205572472
Pub. Date:
10/15/2007
Publisher:
Longman
The American People, Concise Edition: Creating a Nation and a Society, Volume II (Since 1865) / Edition 6

The American People, Concise Edition: Creating a Nation and a Society, Volume II (Since 1865) / Edition 6

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Overview

This is a condensed version of The American People, Seventh Edition (the comprehensive version). This engaging text examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and extraordinary.

With a thought-provoking and rich presentation, the authors explore the complex lives of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all levels of society, and in all regions of the country. A vibrant four-color design and compact size make this book accessible, convenient, and easy-to read.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205572472
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 10/15/2007
Series: MyHistoryLab Series
Edition description: Concise
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.46(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents

Recovering the Past

Maps

Preface

Supplements

About the Authors

PART 4 AN INDUSTRIALIZING PEOPLE, 1865–1900

17 The Realities of Rural America

18 The Rise of Smokestack America

19 Politics and Reform

20 Becoming a World Power

PART 5 A MODERNIZING PEOPLE, 1900–1945

21 The Progressives Confront Industrial Capitalism

22 The Great War

23 Affluence and Anxiety

24 The Great Depression and the New Deal

25 World War II

PART 6 A RESILIENT PEOPLE, 1945–2004

26 Postwar America at Home, 1945–1960

27 Chills and Fever During the Cold War, 1945–1960

28 Reform and Rebellion in the Turbulent Sixties, 1960–1969

29 Disorder and Discontent, 1969–1980

30 The Revival of Conservatism, 1980–1992

31 The Post-Cold War World, 1992–2004

Appendix

Index

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