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America A Narrative History

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ISBN-10: 0393912647

ISBN-13: 9780393912647

Edition: 9th 2013

Authors: George Brown Tindall, David Emory Shi

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America has sold more than 1.8 million copies over the past eight editions because it’s a book that students enjoy reading. Effective storytelling, colorful anecdotes, and biographical sketches make the narrative absorbing and the material more memorable. The Ninth Edition includes refreshed and updated coverage of African American history and has been streamlined from 37 to 34 chapters.
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Book details

Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/7/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1008
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

George Brown Tindall spent many years on the faculty of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He was an award-winning historian of the South with a number of major books to his credit, including The Emergence of the New South.

List of Maps
Preface
Acknowledgments
Reconstruction: North and South
The War's Aftermath
The Battle over Political Reconstruction
The Assassination of Lincoln
Reconstructing the South
The Reconstructed South
The Grand Years
Growing Pains
Big Business and Organized Labor
The Rise of Big Business
Entrepreneurs
The Working Class
The South and the West Transformed
The Myth of the New South
The New West
The Emergence of Urban America
America's Move to Town
The New Immigration
Popular Culture
Education and Social Thought
Gilded Age Politics and Agrarian Revolt
Paradoxical Politics
Corruption and Reform: Hayes to Harrison
The Farm Problem and Agrarian Protest Movements
The Economy and the Silver Solution
Race Relations During the 1890s
Modern America
Seizing An American Empire
Toward the New Imperialism
Expansion in the Pacific
The War of 1898
Imperial Rivalries in East Asia
Big-Stick Diplomacy
"Making the World Over": The Progressive Era
Elements of Reform
The Social Gospel
Early Efforts at Urban Reform
Features of Progressivism
Roosevelt's Progressivism
Roosevelt's Second Term
From Roosevelt to Taft
Woodrow Wilson's Progressivism
Limits of Progressivism
America and the Great War
Wilson and Foreign Affairs
An Uneasy Neutrality
America's Entry into the War
America at War
The Fight for the Peace
Lurching from War to Peace
The Modern Temper
The Reactionary Twenties
The "Jazz Age" During the "Roaring Twenties"
Mass Culture
The Modernist Revolt
Republican Resurgence and Decline
"Normalcy"
Isolationism in Foreign Affairs
The Harding Scandals
The New Era
President Hoover, the Engineer
Global Concerns
From Hooverism to the New Deal
New Deal America
Regulatory Efforts
The Social Cost of the Depression
Culture in the Thirties
The New Deal Matures
Roosevelt's Second Term
The Legacy of the New Deal
The Second World War
From Isolationism to Intervention
Foreign Crises
War Clouds
The Storm in Europe
The Storm in the Pacific
A World War
Mobilization at Home
Social Effects of the War
The Allied Drive Toward Berlin
Leapfrogging to Tokyo
A New Age is Born
The Final Ledger
The American Age
The Fair Deal and Containment
Demobilization Under Truman
The Cold War
Civil Rights During the 1940s
The Cold War Heats up
The 1950s: Affluence and Anxiety in an Atomic Age
A People of Plenty
A Conformist Culture
Cracks in the Picture Window
Alienation and Liberation
Moderate Republicanism-The Eisenhower Years
The Early Years of the Civil Rights Movement
Foreign Policy in the 1950s
Foreign Interventions
Reflection and Foreign Crises
Festering Problems Abroad
Assessing the Eisenhower Presidency
New Frontiers: Politics and Social Change in the 1960s
The New Frontier
Expansion of the Civil Rights Movement
Foreign Frontiers
Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society
From Civil Rights to Black Power
The Tragedy of Vietnam
Sixties Crescendo
Rebellion and Reaction: The 1960s and 1970s
The Roots of Rebellion
Nixon and Middle America
Nixon and Vietnam
Nixon Triumphant
Watergate
An Unelected President
A Conservative Realignment: 1977-1990
The Carter Presidency
The Reagan Revolution
Reagan's First Term
Reagan's Second Term
The Changing Social Landscape
The Bush Administration
Cultural Conservatism
America in a New Millennium
America's Changing Mosaic
Bush to Clinton
Domestic Policy in Clinton's First Term
Republican Insurgency
The Clinton Years at Home
Foreign-Policy Challenges
The Election of 2000
Compassionate Conservatism
Global Terrorism
Second-Term Blues
A Historic Election
Obama's First Term
Glossary
Appendix
The Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
The Constitution of the United States
Amendments to the Constitution
Presidential Elections
Admission of States
Population of the United States
Immigration to the United States, Fiscal Years 1820-2011
Immigration by Region and Selected Country of Last Residence, Fiscal Years 1820-2011
Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Secretaries of State
Further Readings
Credits
Index