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The USA 1917-1980

Author: Nigel Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford history for GCSE
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Repr. and updatedView all editions and formats
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Written to meet the requirements of the Modern World History specifications for GCSE, this book offers an in-depth study of a nation which, during the period studied, transformed itself from a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Smith
ISBN: 0199172498 9780199172498
OCLC Number: 59909983
Notes: Previous edition: 1996.
Includes index.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. The USA and the First World War; 2. The Twenties: 'The Age of Excess'; 3. Prohibition: 'The Noble Experiment'; 4. Black Americans, 1920s-1940s; 5. The Great Depression; 6. The New Deal; 7. From Isolation to War; 8. America at War, 1941-1945; 9. America and the Cold War; 10. America in the 1950s: 'The Affluent Society'; 11. Black Americans: Segregation is Challenged; 12. Kennedy: 'The New Frontier'; 13. From Civil Rights to Black Power; 14. Defeat in Vietnam; 15. A Divided Nation; 16. From Cold War to Detante; 17. Watergate: Nixon's Disgrace
Series Title: Oxford history for GCSE
Responsibility: Nigel Smith.

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