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United States since 1945 Historical Interpretations

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ISBN-10: 0131840339

ISBN-13: 9780131840331

Edition: 2007

Authors: Douglas C. Rossinow, Rebecca S. Lowen

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For courses in U.S. history since 1945. "The United States Since 1945: Historical Interpretations gives students the opportunity to compare and contrast leading interpretations of key historical events and issues in recent American history, presenting two or three carefully edited scholarly writings on each topic covered." This book is a collection of secondary readings on key topics in U.S. history since 1945, edited by two leading historians in the field. Due to the growing interest among teachers and students in the 1970s and on, the authors have collected material that concentrates heavily on recent history, including current globalization and the events of 9/11. The reader is divided…    
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List price: $86.65
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/2/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540

The Cold War System Abroad and at Home
The Atomic Bombings
"Why the United States Dropped the Bomb," Technology Review (August 1990)
"The Atomic Bombings Reconsidered" Foreign Affairs, v. 74/1 (Jan/Feb 1995)
The Origins of the Cold War
We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History (Oxford University Press, 1997)
Drawing the Line: The American Decision to divide Germany, 1944-1949 (Cambridge University Press, 1996)
"The Wicked Witch of the West is Dead. Long Live the Wicked Witch of the East," in The End of the Cold War: Its Meaning and Implications, Michael J. Hogan (Cambridge University Press, 1992)
The Red Scare
"McCarthy," Encounter, v. 3 (August 1954)
No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities (Oxford University Press, 1986) (excerpt)
"'Politics in an Age of Anxiety': Cold War Political Culture and the Crisis of American Masculinity, 1949-1960," Journal of American History, v. 82 (September 2000)
Affluence, Domesticity and the Fifties
"Cold War-Warm Hearth: Politics and the Family in Postwar America," in Steve Fraser and Gary Gerstle, eds., The Rise and Fall of the New Deal Order, 1930-1980 (Princeton University Press, 1989)
"The Illusion of Unity in Cold War Culture," in Peter Kuznick and James Gilbert, eds., Rethinking Cold War Culture (Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001)
"Gender and Civic Activism in Mexican American Barrios in California: The Community Service Organization, 1947-1962," in Joanne Meyerowitz, ed., Not June Cleaver: Women and Gender in Postwar America, 1945-1960 (Temple University Press, 1994)
The System Under Stress
The Black Freedom Struggle
"Beyond Amnesia: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Future of America," Journal of American History, v. 74/2 (September 1987)
'Black Power,' and the Roots of the African American Freedom Struggle," Journal of American History (v. 85/2 (September 1998)
"The Whole United States is Southern!: Brown v. Board and the Mystification of Race," Journal of American History, v. 91/1 (June 2004)
The New Radicals
"'The Break-through to New Life': Christianity and the Emergence of the New Left in Austin, Texas, 1956-1964," American Quarterly, v. 46/3 (September 1994)
"What Legacy from the Radical Internationalism of 1968? Radical History Review v. 82 (Winter 2002)
Second-Wave Feminism
"The Origins of the Women's Liberation Movement" Radical America, v. 9/2 (March-April 1975)
"The Hidden History of Affirmative Action: Working Women's Struggles in the 1970s and the Gender of Class," Feminist Studies, v. 25/1 (Spring 1999)
The War on Poverty
The Unraveling of America: A History of Liberalism in the 1960s (Harper & Row, 1984) (excerpt)
The Undeserving Poor: From the War on Poverty to the War on Welfare (Pantheon, 1989) (excerpt)
The Vietnam War
Vietnam and the Transformation of American Life (Blackwell, 1999) (excerpt)
"Vietnam, American Foreign Policy, and the Uses of History," Virginia Quarterly Review, v. 661 (Winter 1990)
The Crisis of the State
The Modern American Presidency (University Press of Kansas, 2003) (excerpt)
Watergate in American Memory (Basic Books, 1992) (excerpt)
A New Domestic and World Order
The Conservative Ascendancy
Chain Reaction: The Impact of Race, Rights and Taxes on American Politics (W.W. Norton & Co, 1991) (excerpt)
Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right (Princeton University Press, 2001) (excerpt)
What's the Matter with Kansas? (Metropolitan Books, 2004)
Reaganomics and Beyond
Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class (Pantheon, 1989) (excerpt)
More: The Politics of Economic Growth in Postwar America (Oxford University Press, 2000) (excerpt)
Surrender: How the Clinton Administration Completed the Reagan Revolution (University of Michigan Press, 1998) (excerpt)
The End of the Cold War
"How Reagan Won the Cold War," National Review, v. 49/22 (24 Nov 1997)
"Who Won the Cold War?" Foreign Policy, v.87 (Summer 1992)
Losing Our Souls: The American Experience in the Cold War (Ivan R. Dee, 1993) (excerpt)
"Globalization and Its Discontents: Exposing the Underside," Frontiers-A Journal of Women's Studies, v. 24/2-3 (June-Sept 2003)
"The Human Face of Globalization," Global Agenda, v. 2 (January 2004)
"Closed-Door Policy," The American Prospect (July/August 2003)
The 9/11 Attacks
The National Commission on the Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, The 9/11 Report (Government Printing Office, 2004)
Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire (Henry Holt and Co, rev. ed., 2004) (excerpt)