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A Concise American History

An Introduction to American History

Inbunden Engelska, 2019-10-15
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This brand new textbook expertly steers its readers through the often tumultuous and exhilarating history of America, from its early modern Native American origins through to twenty-first-century neoliberalism. Balancing coverage of political, social, cultural, and economic history, this highly readable text offers a compelling overview of America's development. A Concise American History also provides multiple features to facilitate the exploration of this fascinating subject, including: A unique international perspective avoids either celebratory or condemnatory rhetoric to present a critical examination of domestic America and its interaction with the rest of the world Timelines situate key events in their wider chronology for easy reference Concept boxes within every chapter provide insight and explain key issues in more detail Chapter summaries offer condensed recaps of the main themes and issues of each chapter Discussion questions invite reflection and promote engagement with more complex topics Further reading lists guide readers to additional sources Numerous graphs and images enrich the authors' accessible writing style, together bringing to life events and figures from America's history A companion website provides further learning support with additional, interactive features. Written by four specialists whose combined expertise spans the chronology and main themes of American history, this textbook offers a new critical overview of American history for all students of the subject.
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1. In Indian Country 2. Provincial Society in an Atlantic World 3. Politics and the Revolution 4. Creating a Republic 5. Capital and Democracy in the Antebellum Republic 6. Implosion: Slavery, Sectionalism and the American Civil War 7. The Long Reconstruction 8. The Emergence of a Superpower 9. Imperial America 10. Reform, Retreat and Reaction 11. The Great Depression and World War II 12. Cold War America 13. Conformity and Crisis 14. The Turbulent Sixities 15. Economic Turmoil and Conservative Triumph, 1969-1988 16. The Rise and Demise of the Neoliberal Order