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The Comparative approach to American history.

Author: C Vann Woodward; Voice of America (Organization)
Publisher: New York, Basic Books [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-three essays which explore a number of historical problems by comparing America's experiences with those of other countries.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Comparative approach to American history.
New York, Basic Books [1968]
(OCoLC)610248484
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Vann Woodward; Voice of America (Organization)
OCLC Number: 421737
Notes: Based on a series of lectures prepared for the Voice of America.
Description: xiv, 370 pages 22 cm
Contents: The comparability of American history / C. Vann Woodward --
The colonial phase / Merrill Jensen --
The Enlightenment / Peter Gay --
The revolution / R.R. Palmer --
The "newness" of the new nation / Seymour Martin Lipset --
Frontiers / Ray Allen Billington --
Immigration / John Higham --
Mobility / George W. Pierson --
Slavery / David Brion Davis --
Civil war / David M. Potter --
Reconstruction: ultraconservative revolution / Eric McKitrick --
The Negro since freedom / John Hope Franklin --
Industrialization / Thomas C. Cochran --
Urbanization / Richard C. Wade --
Political parties / Richard Hofstadter --
The coming of big business / Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. --
Socialism and labor / David A. Shannon --
Imperialism / Robin W. Winks --
Social democracy, 1910-1918 / George E. Mowry --
World War I / Arno J. Mayer --
The Great Depression / William E. Leuchtenburg --
World War II / John Morton Blum --
The Cold War / Ernest R. May --
The test of comparison / C. Vann Woodward.
Responsibility: Edited by C. Vann Woodward.

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Twenty-three essays which explore a number of historical problems by comparing America's experiences with those of other countries.

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