Present Tense The United States Since 1945

ISBN-10: 0618170375
ISBN-13: 9780618170371
Edition: 3rd 2004
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Book details

List price: $147.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 7/11/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Respected for its coverage of foreign policy and domestic politics, "Present Tense" also provides a thorough examination of social and cultural history. This edition includes a greater focus on the 1970s and 1980s, and increased coverage of recent immigration.Co-author Karen Anderson of the University of Arizona specializes in women's history in the modern period.

Note: Each chapter includes a Conclusion and Further Reading
New Deal and World War: Into the Modern Era Economic Crisis
The Roosevelt Revolution America and the World Crisis
War on the Home Front Wartime
Politics American Trends and Issues: The Rise (and Fall) of Broadcast Journalism
From Atomic War to Cold War: Victory and Containment at Home and Abroad, 19451952
Truman Takes Charge and Prepares for the First Atomic War
Demobilization and Building Peace: The GI Bill and the New Deal Legacy
Popular Culture and the Age of Television
The Origins of the Cold War and the Birth of Containment
National Politics in the Early Cold War and the Origins of the Red Scaree
The Expanding Dimensions of the Cold War
Biographic Profile: The Rise of the Gunbelt
America at Home, 19531960
The Affluent Society
The Politics of Moderation Cracks in the Picture Window
Sexual Anxieties, Popular Culture, and Social Change Education and Mass Society
Continuing Struggles: Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Eisenhower's Second-Term Blues
American Trends and Issues: High Tech Medicine
Generals and Presidents: U.S. Foreign Policy in the 1950s McCarthyism and the Korean War
Political and Economic Consequences of the Korean War
Eisenhower Takes Command
The Ebbing of McCarthyism America and the Challenges of the Third World
The Hungarian Uprising and Refugee Politics
The Space Race Stirrings of Deacute;tente American Trends and Issues: Oil
The New Frontier at Home and Abroad, 19601963
American Society and Politics in 1960
The Kennedy Presidency Kennedy's Foreign Policy
New Frontiers at Home
The Push for Civil Rights Scientific, Technological, and Cultural Changes in the Early 1960s Assassination
Biographic Profile: Nuclear Fallout Shelters--A Blast from the Past
The Dream of a Great Society Lyndon Johnson: The Man and the President
The Great Society: Success and Disappointment Changes in the National Economy
The Supreme Court and Civil Liberties
Decline of the Great Society
Foreign Affairs in the Shadow of Vietnam
American Trends and Issues: Big Dreams, Big Buildings
The Vietnam Nightmare
The Growth of America's Commitment to Vietnam, 19451964
The Americanization of the War, 1965 Fighting the War, 19661967
Working Class War and the Draft Rising
Dissent and the Collapse of the Cold War Consensus
The Election of 1968 American
Trends and Issues: Wagging the Dog: "The Media-Spindustrial Complex" and American Foreign Relations
The Politics and Culture of Protest
From Civil Rights to Black Power
The SDS and the Rise of the New Left
The Counterculture and Mainstream Culture
Mass Culture and Social Critique 1968: A Year of Cataclysm
The Rise of the New Feminism
The Legacy of the Sixties
American Trends and Issues: "A Veritable Obsession": Women, Work, and Motherhood
Illusion of Peace: America and the World During the Nixon Years
The Retreat from Vietnam and the Search for Peace with Honor
The Road to the Paris Peace Accords Deacute;tente with the Soviet Union
The Opening to China Policies on the Margins
American Trends and Issues: Energy Too Cheap to Meter: The Temptation of Nuclear Power
The Use and Abuse of Power: Domestic Affairs and the Watergate Scandal, 19691974
Recasting the Welfare State
The Burger Court Economic Stagnation
The Election of 1972 Watergate and the Abuse of Power
American Trends and Issues: Strange Bedfellows: The Politics of Scandal in Postwar America
The Challenges of Change, 19741980
Changing Roles for Women and Men
Economic Problems and Social Divisions
Religion and the Rise of the New Right Presidential Politics
Energy and Environment
Foreign Affairs in the Carters Years
American Trends and Issues: Evangelical Christianity in American Life
Right Turn: Conservatism Ascendant, 19801993
Ronald Reagan and the New Conservatism
Re-election and the Second Administration
Economic Realities of the Reagan-Bush Era
Civil Rights and Conservative Justice Society, Culture, and New Americans in the 1980s
George H.W. Bush, Michael Dukakis, and the 1988 Election
The Bush Presidency at Home George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and the 1992 Election
American Trends and Issues: "Dumber Than We Thought We Were": The Politics of Education
From the New Cold War to the New World Order
Reagan's Foreign Policy Style More Bang for More Bucks: The New Arms Race
America and the Middle East Adventures
South of the Border
The Iran-Contra Debacle
Ratcheting Down the Cold War
The New World Order
Post-Cold War Interventions
American Trends and Issues: The Prison/Industrial Complex
On the Edge, 1993 to the Present
The Technology Decade
The Changing Face of America
Trivial Pursuits
The Clinton Presidency Foreign Affairs in the Post-Cold War Era
The Election of 2000 Into the Twenty-First Century
American Trends and Issues: The Stock Market
American Trends and Issues: Labor Conflict, Capital Movement, and the Rise of Global Capitalism: The Case of RCA

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