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Liberty, equality, power : a history of the American people

Author: John M Murrin
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson Wadsworth, ©2006.
Series: Advantage series (Wadsworth/Thomson Learning (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Compact 4th edView all editions and formats
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Emphasizing the role of power in American history, this textbook recounts the country's transformation from a collection of indigenous hunter-gatherer societies into a global hegemon. Chapters progress chrono-thematically, focusing on trends like settlement and colonization, revolution and republicanism, the emergence of the market, Jacksonian democracy, Manifest Destiny, slavery and the Civil War, reconstruction,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Murrin
ISBN: 0495004642 9780495004646 0495004650 9780495004653 0495004669 9780495004660
OCLC Number: 61278521
Description: xxviii, 1179, A-20, C-5, I-77 pages, 32 pages of color plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Advantage series (Wadsworth/Thomson Learning (Firm))
Responsibility: John M. Murrin [and others].

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Emphasizing the role of power in American history, this textbook recounts the country's transformation from a collection of indigenous hunter-gatherer societies into a global hegemon. Chapters progress chrono-thematically, focusing on trends like settlement and colonization, revolution and republicanism, the emergence of the market, Jacksonian democracy, Manifest Destiny, slavery and the Civil War, reconstruction, industrialization, the Progressive movement, the world wars, the Great Depression, containment, and Vietnam. A companion CD-ROM contains chapter summaries, commentary, and review exercises. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

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