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Author: Eric Foner; Lisa McGirr; American Historical Association.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2011.
Series: Critical perspectives on the past.
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American History Now collects eighteen original historiographic essays that survey recent scholarship in American history and trace the shifting lines of interpretation and debate in the field. Building on the legacy of two previous editions of The New American History, this volume presents an entirely new group of contributors and a reconceptualized table of contents. The new generation of historians showcased in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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American history now.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010050109
(OCoLC)668189896
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Foner; Lisa McGirr; American Historical Association.
ISBN: 9781439902455 1439902453 1283196328 9781283196321
OCLC Number: 733816018
Notes: Revised edition of: The new American history. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1997.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 423 pages).
Contents: Squaring the circles: the reach of Colonial America / Alan Taylor --
American Revolution and early Republic / Woody Holton --
Jacksonian America / Seth Rockman --
Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction / Adam Rothman --
The possibilities of politics: democracy in America, 1877 to 1917 / Robert D. Johnston --
The interwar years / Lisa McGirr --
The uncertain future of American politics, 1940 to 1973 / Meg Jacobs --
1973 to the present / Kim Phillips-Fein --
The United States in the world / Erez Manela --
The "cultural turn" / Lawrence B. Glickman --
American religion / John T. McGreevy --
Frontiers, borderlands, wests / Stephen Aron --
Environmental history / Sarah T. Phillips --
History of American capitalism / Sven Beckert --
Women's and gender history / Rebecca Edwards --
Immigration and ethnic history / Mae M. Ngai --
American Indians and the study of U.S. history / Ned Blackhawk --
African-American history / Kevin Gaines.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on the past.
Other Titles: New American history (Temple University Press)
Responsibility: edited for the American Historical Association by Eric Foner and Lisa McGirr.

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