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On the Edge The United States since 1945

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ISBN-10: 0534571875

ISBN-13: 9780534571870

Edition: 3rd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: David A. Horowitz, Peter N. Carroll

List price: $217.95
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This brief paperback covers the social, cultural, and political aspects of U.S. history from the end of World War II through the present. It includes special biographies and boxes on films of each era, as well as maps and photographs that bring each era to life. This interpretive textbook combines narrative and analytic history with a balanced perspective that covers elites and out-groups, liberals and conservatives, and modernists and traditionalists while explaining how technology, popular culture, and social innovation have affected mainstream life and institutions.
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Book details

List price: $217.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Peter N. Carroll is Chair of the Board of Governors of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives. He is the author or editor of fifteen books, including The Odyssey of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade: Americans in the Spanish Civil War andThe Good Fight Continues: World War II Letters from the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (NYU Press, 2006), co-edited with Michael Nash and Melvin Small.

Preface
The Search for Security, 1945-1949
Republican Leadership and the Anticommunist Crusade, 1950-1954
Eisenhower's Troubled Consensus, 1954-1960
The Age of Liberal Activism, 1960-1965
Polarized America: Racial Turmoil and Vietnam, 1965-1968
The Embattled Presidency, 1968-1976
Struggling Giant: The Carter and Reagan Years, 1976-1988
The Turn to Centrism: Bush and Clinton, 1988-2000
Index