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America: Narrative History, Brief Edition

America: Narrative History, Brief Edition - 9th edition

America: Narrative History, Brief Edition - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780393912654

ISBN10: 0393912655

America: Narrative History, Brief Edition by George Brown Tindall - ISBN 9780393912654
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Published: 2013
International: No
America: Narrative History, Brief Edition by George Brown Tindall - ISBN 9780393912654

ISBN13: 9780393912654

ISBN10: 0393912655

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 13

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America has sold more than 1.8 million copies over the past eight editions because it's a book that students enjoy reading. Effective storytelling, colorful anecdotes, and biographical sketches make the narrative absorbing and the material more memorable. The Brief Ninth Edition is 20% shorter, and includes refreshed and updated coverage of African American history, and has been streamlined from 37 to 34 chapters.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Volume One (Chapters 1–17)
Volume Two (Chapters 17–34)

Part One / A Not-So-“New” World
1. The Collision of Cultures
2. Britain and Its Colonies
3. Colonial Ways of Life
4. From Colonies to States

Part Two / Building a Nation
5. The American Revolution
6. Shaping a Federal Union
7. The Federalist Era
8. The Early Republic

Part Three / An Expansive Nation
9. The Dynamics of Growth
10. Nationalism and Sectionalism
11. The Jacksonian Era
12. The Old South
13. Religion, Romanticism, and Reform

Part Four / A House Divided and Rebuilt
14. An Empire in the West
15. The Gathering Storm
16. The War of the Union

- Note: Start of Volume 2 -

17. Reconstruction: North and South

- Note: End of Volume 1 –

Part Five / Growing Pains
18. Big Business and Organized Labor
19. The South and the West Transformed
20. The Emergence of Urban America
21. Gilded Age Politics and Agrarian Revolt

Part Six / Modern America
22. Seizing an American Empire
23. “Making the World Over:” The Progressive Era
24. America and the Great War
25. The Modern Temper
26. Republican Resurgence and Decline
27. New Deal America
28. The Second World War

Part Seven / The American Age
29. The Fair Deal and Containment
30. The 1950s: Affluence and Anxiety in an Atomic Age
31. New Frontiers: Politics and Social Change in the 1960s
32. Rebellion and Reaction: The 1960s and 1970s
33. A Conservative Realignment: 1977-1990
34. America in a New Millennium

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