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America : a narrative history

Author: George Brown Tindall; David E Shi
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Brief 8th edView all editions and formats
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Used by over one million students, America: A Narrative History is one of the most successful American history textbooks ever published.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Brown Tindall; David E Shi
ISBN: 9780393934090 0393934098 9780393934069 0393934063 9780393934076 0393934071 0393934055 9780393934052
OCLC Number: 681397486
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Vol. 1. A new world --
The collision of cultures --
Britain and its colonies --
Colonial ways of life --
The imperial perspective --
From empire to independence --
Building a nation --
The American Revolution --
Shaping a federal union --
The Federalist era --
The early Republic --
An expansive nation --
Nationalism and sectionalism --
The Jacksonian impulse --
The dynamics of growth --
An American renaissance: religion, romanticism, and reform --
Manifest destiny --
A house divided --
The old South --
The crisis of union --
The war of the Union --
Vol. 2. Reconstruction: North and South --
Growing pains --
The South and the West tranformed --
Big business and organized labor --
The emergence of urban America --
Gilded-age politics and agrarian revolt --
Modern America --
An American empire --
The progressive era --
America and the Great War --
The modern temper --
Republican resurgence and decline --
New Deal America --
From isolation to global war --
The Second World War --
The American age --
The fair deal and containment --
Through the picture window: society and culture, 1945-1960 --
Conflict and deadlock: the Eisenhower years --
New frontiers: politics and social change in the 1960s --
Rebellion and reaction in the 1960s and 1970s --
A conservative insurgency --
Triumph and tragedy: America at the turn of the century.
Responsibility: George Brown Tindall, David Emory Shi.
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