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The enduring vision : a history of the American people

Author: Paul S Boyer
Publisher: Boston, MA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Concise seventh edition, Student editionView all editions and formats
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This book is an engaging narrative that integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West--including Native American history. The seventh edition brings the work fully up to date and was carefully revised to create a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul S Boyer
ISBN: 9781111838256 1111838259 9781111341558 1111341559
OCLC Number: 750404518
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 809, A-18, I-33 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Native peoples of America, to 1500 --
The rise of the Atlantic world, 1400-1625 --
The emergence of colonial societies, 1625-1700 --
The bonds of empire, 1660-1750 --
Roads to revolution, 1750-1776 --
Securing independence, defining nationhood, 1776-1788 --
Launching the new republic, 1788-1800 --
America at war and peace, 1801-1824 --
The transformation of American society, 1815-1840 --
Democratic politics, religious revival, and reform, 1824-1840 --
Technology, culture, and everyday life, 1840-1860 --
The Old South and slavery, 1830-1860 --
Immigration, expansion, and sectional conflict, 1840-1848 --
From compromise to secession, 1850-1861 --
Crucible of freedom : Civil War, 1861-1865 --
The crisis of Reconstruction, 1865-1877 --
The transformation of the Trans-Mississippi west, 1860-1900 --
The rise of industrial America, 1865-1900 --
Immigration, urbanization, and everyday life, 1860-1900 --
Politics and expansion in an industrializing age, 1877-1900 --
The Progressive Era, 1900-1917 --
Global involvements and World War I, 1902-1920 --
The 1920s : coping with change, 1920-1929 --
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939 --
Americans and a world in crisis, 1933-1945 --
The Cold War abroad and at home, 1945-1960 --
America at midcentury, 1945-1961 --
Liberalism, civil rights, and war in Vietnam, 1960-1975 --
A time of upheaval, 1961-1980 --
A conservative revival and the end of the Cold War, 1980-2000 --
Global dangers, global challenges, 2001 to present.
Responsibility: Paul S. Boyer, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Clifford E. Clark, Jr., Carleton College, Karen Halttunen, University of Southern California, Sandra McNair Hawley, San Jacinto College, Joseph F. Kett, University of Virginia, Andrew Rieser, State University of New York, Dutchess Community College, Neal Salisbury, Smith College, Harvard Sitkoff, University of New Hampshire, Nancy Woloch, Barnard College.
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