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Twentieth-century America : a brief history

Author: Thomas C Reeves
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A narrative history of twentieth-century America that provides coverage of the major political and social developments that occurred during each era.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Reeves
ISBN: 0195044835 9780195044836 0195044843 9780195044843
OCLC Number: 40480822
Description: vi, 314 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: By 1900 --
Progressivism and the square deal --
The trials and triumphs of progressivism --
The first World War --
The twenties --
The depression decade --
The world at war again --
Postwar challenges --
The "Best Years" --
Era of upheaval --
Nixon's America --
Years in disillusionment --
Dynamic conservatism --
Into the nineties --
The close of the century.
Responsibility: Thomas C. Reeves.
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Intended for use as a main text for undergraduate courses or as a supplemental text in surveys, this work offers a succinct, comprehensive and objective examination of recent American history,  Read more...

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"Reeves delivers a comprehensive and enlightening view of the 20th century without drowning his readers in nonrelevant detail. For the light reader to the historian - this book's a winner."--Tommy G. Read more...

 
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