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The United States since 1945 : historical interpretations

Author: Douglas C Rossinow; Rebecca S Lowen
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[This text] gives students the opportunity to compare and contrast leading interpretations of key historical events and issues in recent American history. [It] is a collection of secondary readings on key topics in U.S. history since 1945. [It also includes the topics on the] current globalization and the events of 9/11. The reader is divided into three parts, covering 1945-1960, 1960-1974, and 1974 to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas C Rossinow; Rebecca S Lowen
OCLC Number: 180879467
Notes: Originally published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2007.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Cold War system abroad and at home: Atomic bombings, Why the United States dropped the bomb / G. Alperovitz; Origins of the Cold War, Rethinking Cold War history / J.L. Gaddis; Red scare, McCarthy / L.A. Fiedler; Affluence, domesticity, and the fifties, Politics and the family in postwar America / E.T. May --
System under stress: Black freedom struggle, Radicalism of Martin Luther King, Jr. / V.G. Harding; New radicals, Christianity and the emergence of the new left / D. Rossinow; Second-wave feminism, Origins of the women's liberation movement / S.M. Evans; War on poverty, Failure of the welfare state / A.J. Matusow; Vietnam War, Why (not) Vietnam? / R. Buzzanco; Crisis of the state, Richard Nixon and the rise of the continuous campaign / L.L. Gould --
New domestic and world order: Conservative ascendancy, Race, rights, and American politics / T.B. Edsall and M.D. Edsall; Reaganomics and beyond, Yuppies and the culture of the 1980s / B. Ehrenreich; End of the Cold War, How Reagan won the Cold War / D. D'Souza; Globalization, Globalization and its discontents / E. Hu-DeHart; 9/11 attacks, 9/11 report / National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States.
Responsibility: Doug Rossinow and Rebecca Lowen, editors.

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[This text] gives students the opportunity to compare and contrast leading interpretations of key historical events and issues in recent American history. [It] is a collection of secondary readings on key topics in U.S. history since 1945. [It also includes the topics on the] current globalization and the events of 9/11. The reader is divided into three parts, covering 1945-1960, 1960-1974, and 1974 to the present.-http://www.booksinprint.com.

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