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Out of our past : the forces that shaped modern America

Author: Carl N Degler
Publisher: New York ; London : Harper & Row, ©1984.
Series: Harper colophon books; Harper colophon books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Interpretation of American history.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl N Degler
ISBN: 0061319856 9780061319853
OCLC Number: 12449753
Notes: Previous edition: 1970.
Description: xxi, 648 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The beginnings --
The awakening of American nationality --
A new kind of revolution --
To make a more perfect union --
The great experiment --
The American tragedy --
Bringing forth a new nation --
Dawn without noon --
Machines, men, and socialism --
Out of many, one --
Alabaster cities and amber waves of grain --
New world a-comin' --
The third American revolution --
The shaping of American families --
The making of a world power. I. The beginnings. Capitalism came in the first ships ; Were the Puritans "Puritanical"? ; Rights of Englishmen ; Black people in a white people's country --
II. The awakening of American nationality. Country cousins ; Material foundations ; A poor man's country ; Not all colonials were Englishmen ; A paradise for women ; Americans have new rights ; "All of us Americans" --
III. A new kind of revolution. Causes were consequences ; New governments in old charters ; Revolutionaries can be conservative ; Conservatives can be innovators --
IV. To make a more perfect union. Agrarian imperialism ; More than sentiment ; The factory comes ; Does land make a people? --
V. The great experiment. "Let the people rule" ; "All men are created equal" ; Jacksonian liberalism ; On the road to Damascus --
VI. The American tragedy. The peculiar institution ; All slaves are black ; But all white people are not free ; The American dilemma --
VII. Bringing forth a new nation. A people's war ; A businessmen's government ; A nationalist's dream ; The twilight of the states ; A new world power --
VIII. Dawn without noon. Equality by force ; How black was black Reconstruction? ; Caste will out ; The South knows the Negro best --
IX. Machines, men, and socialism. Revolutionary challenge ; The industrial Leviathan ; The Reconstruction that took ; Dollars mean success ; The workers' response ; Nobody here but us capitalists --
X. Out of many, one. The widening stream ; Hewers of wood and drawers of water ; Immigrants have votes ; Melting pot or salad bowl? ; Who are Americans? --
XI. Alabaster cities and amber waves of grain. The lure of the city ; The seedtime of the city ; People make cities ; But cities also make people ; The hand that feeds is bitten ; The farmer comes of age ; The farmer as politician ; Standing Jefferson on his head --
XII. New world a-comin'. Jesus versus Ricardo ; Be it ever so small ; The new woman ; New politicians with old principles --
XIII. The third American revolution. "Hunger is not debatable" ; The end of laissez faire ; Revolution in politics ; Revolution in labor ; Was it a new or old deal? --
XIV. The shaping of American families. The modern family first emerges ; Not all families were happy ; Fighting fertility ; Below the white middle class ; The last adjustment --
XV. The making of a world power. A new diplomacy for a new era ; Looking outward ; The most fateful step ; The flight from commitment ; Challenge and response.
Series Title: Harper colophon books; Harper colophon books.
Responsibility: Carl N. Degler.

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