Time of Paradox America from the Cold War to the Third Millennium, 1945-Present
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Description: In this lively and provocative introduction, historian Glen Jeansonne explores the people events that shaped America in the 20th century. Comprehensive in scope, A Time of Paradox analyzes the political, diplomatic, social and cultural developments of the last century while focusing on the diverse and sometimes contradictory human experiences that characterized this dynamic period in American history.
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List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/20/2006
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|Prologue to a time of paradox : America from the Cold War to the third millennium, 1945-present|
|An era of uncertainty, 1945-1968|
|The fair deal and the Cold War, 1945-1952|
|Jackie Robinson : champion|
|Peace and peril, 1953-1960|
|The affluent society|
|Charles Van Doren : the man for the role|
|Janis Joplin : a turbulent life for turbulent times|
|New frontiers, new anxieties at home, 1961-1968|
|Foreign anxieties, 1961-1968|
|An era of diversity, since 1969|
|The Nixon years, 1969-1974|
|Healing and Malaise : the Ford and Carter administrations|
|Barbara Jordan : a voice that commands respect|
|The Reagan rebellion|
|A culture of diversity|
|Madonna : material girl in a material age|
|"Can we all get along?" : the soul of the nation|
|Cesar Chavez : organizing the poor|
|From George Bush to George W. Bush|
|Postlude : the presidency of George W. Bush|
|Epilogue : a time of paradox|