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We the People A Brief American History - Since 1865

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ISBN-10: 0534593577

ISBN-13: 9780534593575

Edition: 2003

Authors: Peter N. Carroll

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This if Volume II (chapters 15-30) of WE THE PEOPLE. Crafted from the ground up to be a "brief" U.S. History text (rather than a condensed version of a larger text), WE THE PEOPLE tells the story of America through five recurring, interwoven themes: (1) the role of interacting cultures in the development of the American nation; (2) the social/cultural environment's interaction with political forces; (3) the evolution of a national identity; (4) changing cultural values; and (5) individuals' attempts to impose order on physical place and chronological time. Frequent quotations from individuals at all levels of society make this text well-rounded in its presentation of social and cultural…    
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List price: $119.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/23/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 732
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584

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.

Reconstructing the National Identity, 1865-1877
The Triumph of A National Marketplace, 1877-1893
The Crisis of the 1890s
Industrial Society and Progressive Reform, 1900-1915
The Corporate Economy and Progressive Politics, 1901-1916
The Search For World Order, 1913-1920
Colliding Cultures of the 1920s
Hard Times, 1929-1939
The War Against Fascism, 1931-1945
Cold War Society, 1945-1952
A Troubled Consensus, 1952-1960
Advancing A Liberal Agenda, 1960-1963
Disputing the National Agenda, 1963-1968
The "Imperial Presidency" of Richard Nixon, 1969-1974
An Age of Limits: the 1970s
Politics In A Multicultural Society, 1981-200
Appendix: Documents
Index