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Author: Eric Foner; Lisa McGirr; American Historical Association.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2011.
Series: Critical perspectives on the past.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A new generation of scholars addresses the current themes and questions in interpreting American history

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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American history now.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010050109
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Foner; Lisa McGirr; American Historical Association.
ISBN: 9781439902455 1439902453
OCLC Number: 733816018
Notes: Revised edition of: The new American history. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1997.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 423 pages).
Contents: Preface Part I: Eras of the American Past 1. Squaring the Circles: The Reach of Colonial America Alan Taylor; 2. American Revolution and Early Republic Woody Holton; 3. Jacksonian America Seth Rockman; 4. Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction Adam Rothman; 5. The Possibilities of Politics: Democracy in America, 1877 to 1917 Robert Johnston; 6. The United States in the Interwar Years Lisa McGirr; 7. The Uncertain Future of American Politics, 1940 to 1973 Meg Jacobs; 8. 1973 to the Present Kim Phillips-Fein Part II: Major Themes in the American Experience 9. The United States in the World Erez Manela; 10. The "Cultural Turn" Lawrence B. Glickman; 11. American Religion John McGreevy; 12. Frontiers, Borderlands, Wests Stephen Aron; 13. Environmental History Sarah T. Phillips; 14. History of Capitalism Sven Beckert; 15. Women's and Gender History Rebecca Edwards; 16. Immigration and Ethnic History Mae Ngai; 17. American Indians and the Study of U. S. History Ned Blackhawk; 18. African-American History Kevin Gaines Contributors
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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