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Nation Forged by Crisis A New American History

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ISBN-10: 1541617231

ISBN-13: 9781541617230

Edition: 2019

Authors: Jay Sexton

List price: $35.50
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An incisive history of the United States for the age of Trump, arguing that our nation has been shaped from the beginning by ruptures much like the 2016 presidential election In A Nation Forged by Crisis, historian Jay Sexton contends that our national narrative is not one of halting yet inevitable progress, but of repeated disruptions brought about by shifts in the international system. Sexton shows that the American Revolution was a consequence of the increasing integration of the British and American economies; that a necessary precondition for the Civil War was the absence, for the first time in decades, of foreign threats; and that we cannot understand the New Deal without examining…    
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Book details

List price: $35.50
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 10/16/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.37" wide x 9.63" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English