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Liberty, equality, power : a history of the American people

Author: John M Murrin
Publisher: Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace College Publishers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
The second edition of Liberty, Equality, Power, like the first, captures the drama and excitement of America's past, from the pre-Columbian era through our own time.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Liberty, equality, power.
Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace College Publishers, ©1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Murrin
ISBN: 0155080962 9780155080966
OCLC Number: 40706208
Description: xxxi, 1105, A-94 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. When Old Worlds Collide: Contact, Conquest, Catastrophe; 2. The Challenge to Spain and the Settlement of North America; 3. England Discovers Its Colonies: Empire, Liberty, And Expansion; 4. Provincial America and the Struggle for a Continent; 5. Reform, Resistance, Revolution; 6. The Revolutionary Republic; 7. The Democratic Republic, 1790-1820; 8. Completing the Revolution, 1789-1815; 9. The Market Revolution, 1815-1860; 10. Toward an American Culture; 11. Society, Culture, And Politics, 1820s-1840s;12. Jacksonian Democracy; 13. Manifest Destiny: An Empire for Liberty-Or Slavery?; 14. The Gathering Tempest, 1853-1860; 15. Secession and Civil War, 1860-1862; 16. A New Birth of Freedom, 1862-1865; 17. Reconstruction, 1863-1877; 18. Frontiers of Change, Politics of Stalemate, 1865-1898; 19. Economic Change and the Crisis of the 1890s; 20. An Industrial Society, 1890-1920; 21. Progressivism; 22. Becoming a World Power, 1898-1917; 23. War and Society, 1914-1920; 24. The 1920s; 25. The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1939; 26. America During the Second World War; 27. The Age of Containment, 1946-1954; 28. Affluence and Its Discontents, 1954-1963; 29. America During Its Longest War, 1963-1974; 30. America in Transition: Economics, Culture, And Social Change in the Late Twentieth Century; 31. Winds of Change: Politics and Foreign Policy, Ford to Clinton
Other Titles: History of the American people
Responsibility: John M. Murrin [and others].
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This work aims to show how power is gained, lost and used in both public and private life. This edition has been updated to include late-1990s US history, including the balanced budget, the crisis in  Read more...


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