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American History : A Survey, Combined Edition - With CD

American History : A Survey, Combined Edition - With CD - 12th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073255040

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ISBN13: 978-0073255040
ISBN10: 0073255041 Edition: 12TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
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American History : A Survey, Combined Edition - With CD - 12TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073255040

Alan Brinkley

ISBN13: 978-0073255040
ISBN10: 0073255041 Edition: 12TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

New Features

  • Primary Source Investigator (PSI), a cd-rom of over 400 sources that gets students working like historians, is now included free with each new copy of the text. There are all different kinds of sources to work with on PSI: photographs, works of art, cartoons, historic maps, interactive maps, journal entries, town records, songs, and more.
  • Interactive Learning sections at the end of every chapter direct students to relevant material on PSI. Marginal icons point to relevant mini-documentaries (total of 14) on PSI
  • Additional information on women, particularly in chapters 17 (social effects of women entering the workforce), 18 (women and the growing popularity of literature), 19 (women and the Alliance movement), 21 (Southern women as opponents of lynching), and 23 (the "Women's Bureau" and legislation passed in response to women's suffrage)
  • Two new America in the World essays: one on social democracy (Chapter 21) and one on the cinema
  • One new Patterns of Popular Culture essay in Chapter 18 on Louisa May Alcott
  • Three new Where Historians Disagree essays: one in chapter 2 on Native Americans and "the Middle Ground"; one in chapter 3 on the Salem witchcraft trials; one in chapter 31 on the civil rights movement
  • Chapter introductions have been expanded to present a more comprehensive overview of the material to follow.
  • Judicious edits throughout, including integrating material from "The American Environment" essays into the main text narrative
  • "For Further Reference" sections at the end of each chapter updated to reflect recent scholarship

Table of Contents

Chapter One: THE MEETING 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 STALEMATE TO CRISIS

Chapter Twenty: THE IMPERIAL REPUBLIC

Chapter Twenty-One: THE RISE OF PROGRESSIVISM

Chapter Twenty-Two: THE BATTLE FOR NATIONAL REFORM

Chapter Twenty-Three: AMERICA AND THE GREAT WAR

Chapter Twenty-Four: "THE NEW ERA"

Chapter Twenty-Five: THE GREAT DEPRESSION

Chapter Twenty-Six: THE NEW DEAL

Chapter Twenty-Seven: THE GLOBAL CRISIS, 1921-1941

Chapter Twenty-Eight: AMERICA IN A WORLD AT WAR

Chapter Twenty-Nine: THE COLD WAR

Chapter Thirty: THE AFFLUENT SOCIETY

Chapter Thirty-One: THE ORDER OF LIBERALISM

Chapter Thirty-Two: THE CRISIS OF AUTHORITY

Chapter Thirty-Three: FROM "THE AGE OF LIMITS" TO THE AGE OF REAGAN

Chapter Thirty-Four: THE AGE OF GLOBALIZATION

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