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American Passages A History of the United States

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ISBN-10: 054716646X

ISBN-13: 9780547166469

Edition: 4th 2010

Authors: David M. Oshinsky, Edward L. Ayers, Jean R. Soderlund, Lewis L. Gould

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List price: $127.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 9/28/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1008
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

He is also an associate editor of the American National Biography. Oshinsky writes about the brutality of penitentiary life in his book, Worse Than Slavery: Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice. He earned a Senior Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities and an appointment as Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Texas, Austin for his work on the penitentiary project. Oshinsky also received the 17th Annual Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for his novel.

Passages: Prehistory To 1763
Contact, Conflict, and Exchange in the Atlantic World, to 1590
Colonization of North America, 1590-1675
Crisis and Change, 1675-1720
The Expansion of Colonial British America, 1720-1763
Passages: 1764-1814
Wars for Independence, 1764-1783
Toward a More Perfect Union, 1783-1788
The Federalist Republic, 1789-1799
The New Republic Faces a New Century, 1800-1815
Passages: 1815-1855
Exploded Boundaries, 1815-1828
The Years of Andrew Jackson, 1829-1836
Panic and Boom, 1837-1845
Expansion and Reaction, 1846-1854
Passages: 1855-1877
Broken Bonds, 1855-1861
Descent into War, 1861-1862
Blood and Freedom, 1863-1865
Reconstruction: Its Rise and Fall, 1865-1877
Passages: 1877-1909
An Economy Transformed: The Rise of Big Business, 1877-1887
Urban Growth and Farm Protest, 1887-1893
A Troubled Nation Expands Outward, 1893-1901
Theodore Roosevelt and Progressive Reform, 1901-1909
Passages: 1909-1933
Progressivism at High Tide, 1909-1914
Over There and Over Here: The Impact of World War I, 1914-1921
The Age of Jazz and Mass Culture, 1921-1927
The Great Depression, 1927-1933
Passages: 1933-1960
The New Deal, 1933-1939
The Second World War, 1939-1945
Postwar America, 1946-1952
The Eisenhower Years, 1953-1960
Passages: 1960-2008
The Turbulent Years, 1960-1968
Crisis of Confidence, 1969-1980
From Reagan to Clinton, 1981-1995
A Conservative Nation in a Globalizing World, 1995-2008