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American History : A Survey, Volume II - With CD

American History : A Survey, Volume II - With CD - 12th edition

American History : A Survey, Volume II - With CD - 12th edition

ISBN13: 9780073331638

ISBN10: 0073331635

American History : A Survey, Volume II - With CD by Alan Brinkley - ISBN 9780073331638
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No
American History : A Survey, Volume II - With CD by Alan Brinkley - ISBN 9780073331638

ISBN13: 9780073331638

ISBN10: 0073331635

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 07

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Summary

New Features

  • 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

Table of Contents

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

Other Editions of American History : A Survey, Volume II - With CD

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