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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
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
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
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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