American Past A Survey of American History since 1865

ISBN-10: 0495572896

ISBN-13: 9780495572893

Edition: 9th 2010

Authors: Joseph R. Conlin

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List price: $180.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/20/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 534
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.772
Language: English

Joseph Conlin was born in Philadelphia and educated at Villanova University (A.B.) and the University of Wisconsin (M.A., Ph.D.). He taught American history at half a dozen colleges and universities, spending most of his career at California State University, Chico. He was a Fulbright Professor in Rome and Salzburg and was twice Visiting Senior Lecturer at the Social History Centre at Warwick University, England. For 30 years (60 semesters), with a few subtracted for sabbaticals, he taught between one and four sections of the United States history survey course each term, a total of about 200 times. He won four awards for excellence in teaching. Conlin has written a dozen books, about 70 articles in scholarly journals and magazines of popular history, some 100 book reviews in a variety of journals, and more newspaper journalism than he can or cares to remember. Several of his published essays and one book were awarded "best of the year" prizes.

Patronage and Pork: National Politics 1876-1892
Technology, Industry & Business: Economic Change in the Late 19th Century
Living with Leviathan: Coping with Big Business and Great Wealth
We Who Built America: Working People 1860-1900
Big City Life: Urban America 1865-1917
The Last Frontier: Winning and Losing the West 1865+1900
The Nation's Bone and Sinew: Agriculture and Agrarians 1865+1896
Pivotal Decade: McKinley, Segregation, and Empire 1890+1901
Teddy Roosevelt's Americans: The Middle Class Comes of Age 1890+1917
A Wave of Reform: The Progressives 1890-1916
A Time of Ferment: Imperialism and Politics 1901-1916
Over There: The United States and World War I 1914+1918
Over Here: The Home Front 1917+1920
Troubled Years: America after the Great War 1919+1923
The New Era: When America Was a Business 1923+1929
Hard Times The Great Depression 1930+1933
Rearranging America: FDR and the New Deal 1933+1938
Going to War Again: America and the World 1933+1942
Their Finest Hours: Americans in the Second World War 1942+1945
A Different Kind of World: Entering the Nuclear Age 1946+1952
"Happy Days": Popular Culture in the Fifties 1947-1963
Cold War Strategies: The Eisenhower and Kennedy Years 1953-1963
Race and Rights: The African American Struggle for Civil Equality 1953+1968
Lyndon Johnson's Great Society: Reform, War, Disgrace 1961+1968
Presidents on the Griddle: The Nixon, Ford, and Carter Years 1968-1980
Morning in America: The Age of Reagan 1980-1993
Millenium Years: Society and Culture in the Late 20th Century
Only Yesterday: Politics and the Economy, 1993-2009
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