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These United States : a nation in the making, 1890 to the present

Author: Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore; Thomas J Sugrue
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Blends personal narratives and accounts of the century's largest events to create a panoramic view of the making and unmaking of American democracy and global power.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore; Thomas J Sugrue
ISBN: 9780393239522 0393239527
OCLC Number: 902661314
Description: xxii, 712 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface: "We are still in the making" --
Origins of the American century --
"To start to make this world over": imperialism and Progressivism, 1898-1912 --
Refining and exporting Progressivism: Wilson's New Freedom and the Great War, 1913-1919 --
Prosperity's precipice: the paradoxes of the 1920s --
A twentieth-century president: Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first term, 1932-1936 --
A rendezvous with destiny, 1936-1941 --
The watershed of war: at home and abroad, 1942-1945 --
A rising superpower, 1944-1954 --
In at least modest comfort: postwar prosperity and its discontents --
A season of change: liberals and the limits of reform, 1960-1966 --
May day: Vietnam and the crisis of the 1960s --
What side are you on?: the battle for middle America, 1968-1974 --
"A season of darkness": the troubled 1970s --
The new Gilded Age, 1980-2000 --
United we stand, divided we fall, since 2000.
Responsibility: Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, Thomas J. Sugrue.

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"[A] timely, remarkable new survey of America since 1890 ... required reading." -- Eric Herschthal - Slate "A tour de force: brilliantly conceived, elegantly written, and consistently insightful." -- Read more...

 
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