Summary: Connect students to theexperienceof history. Connect students tosuccessin history.American Historyshows students that history is not just a collection of names and dates, but an ongoing story, which teaches us about the present as well as the past. Known for its clear narrative voice and impeccable scholarship, Alan Brinkley's best-selling survey text invites students to think critically about the many forces that continually create the United States. In a concis
e but wide-ranging narrative, Brinkley shows the diversity and complexity of the nation and of our understanding of its history-an understanding that continues to evolve both in the events of the present and in our reexamination of new evidence and perspectives on the past. This 14th edition features a new series of Consider the Source essays, a brand new pedagogy program, four new America in the World essays, and extensive content updates that demonstrate how a new generation of historians and of historical actors continues to shape the American story.
Summary: Connect students to theexperienceof history. Connect students tosuccessin history.American Historyshows students that history is not just a collection of names and dates, but an ongoing story, which teaches us about the present as well as the past. Known for its clear narrative voice and impeccable scholarship, Alan Brinkley's best-selling survey text invites students to think critically about the many forces that continually create the United States. In a concise but wide-ranging narrative, Brinkley shows the diversity and complexity of the nation and of our understanding of its history-an understanding that continues to evolve both in the events of the present and in our reexamination of new evidence and perspectives on the past. This 14th edition features a new series of Consider the Source essays, a brand new pedagogy program, four new America in the World essays, and extensive content updates that demonstrate how a new generation of historians and of historical actors continues to shape the American story. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:14TH 12 Cover: Hardback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 06/02/2011 International: No
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Table of Contents Chapter One: THE COLLISION OF CULTURES Chapter Two: TRANSPLANTATIONS AND BORDERLANDS Chapter Three: SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN PROVINCIAL AMERICA Chapter Four: THE EMPIRE IN TRANSITION Chapter Five: THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Chapter Six: THE CONSTITUTION AND THE NEW REPUBLIC Chapter Seven: THE JEFFERSONIAN ERA Chapter Eight: VARIETIES OF AMERICAN NATIONALISM Chapter Nine: JACKSONIAN AMERICA Chapter Ten: AMERICA'S ECONOMIC REVOLUTION Chapter Eleven: COTTON, SLAVERY, AND THE OLD SOUTH Chapter Twelve: ANTEBELLUM CULTURE AND REFORM Chapter Thirteen: THE IMPENDING CRISIS Chapter Fourteen: THE CIVIL WAR Chapter Fifteen: RECONSTRUCTION AND THE NEW SOUTH Chapter Sixteen: THE CONQUEST OF THE FAR WEST Chapter Seventeen: INDUSTRIAL SUPREMACY Chapter Eighteen: THE AGE OF THE CITY Chapter Nineteen: FROM CRISIS TO EMPIRE Chapter Twenty: THE PROGRESSIVE ERA Chapter Twenty-One: AMERICA AND THE GREAT WAR Chapter Twenty-Two: THE NEW ERA Chapter Twenty-Three: THE GREAT DEPRESSION Chapter Twenty-Four: THE NEW DEAL Chapter Twenty-Five: THE GLOBAL CRISIS Chapter Twenty-Six: AMERICA IN A WORLD AT WAR Chapter Twenty-Seven: THE COLD WAR Chapter Twenty-Eight: THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY Chapter Twenty-Nine: CIVIL RIGHTS, VIETNAM, AND THE ORDEAL OF LIBERALISM Chapter Thirty: THE CRISIS OF AUTHORITY Chapter Thirty-One: FROM ''THE AGE OF LIMITS'' TO THE AGE OF REAGAN Chapter Thirty-Two: THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION
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