ISBN13:978-0073345437 ISBN10: 0073345431 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0073133478 ISBN10: 0073133477
Summary: McGraw-Hill is pleased to introduce a distinctly concise, affordable, flexible new text, built on Alan Brinkley's clear narrative voice and impeccable scholarship and accompanied by a wealth of media tools. This volume and its technological supports--a Primary Source Investigator (PSI) CD with hundreds of primary and secondary sources, as well as a stellar Online Learning Center--provide a careful examination of American political and diplomatic history through the R
econstruction and the New South, while exploring the diverse areas of the American past. The text's brevity and the organization of the companion media assets give instructors maximum flexibility in tailoring their courses.
Summary: McGraw-Hill is pleased to introduce a distinctly concise, affordable, flexible new text, built on Alan Brinkley's clear narrative voice and impeccable scholarship and accompanied by a wealth of media tools. This volume and its technological supports--a Primary Source Investigator (PSI) CD with hundreds of primary and secondary sources, as well as a stellar Online Learning Center--provide a careful examination of American political and diplomatic history through the Reconstruction and the New South, while exploring the diverse areas of the American past. The text's brevity and the organization of the companion media assets give instructors maximum flexibility in tailoring their courses. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 12/05/2006 International: No
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Alan Brinkley has been professor of American history at Columbia University inNew York since 1991. He was educated at Princeton and Harvard, and he has taughtpreviously at M.I.T., Harvard (where he received the Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Prize), the City University of New York Graduate School, and Princeton. He was Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University in 1998-1999. His published works include Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression), which won the 1983 National Book Award; The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People; The End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War; and Liberalism and Its Discontents. His essays articles, and reviews have appeared in the American Historical Review, the Journal of American History the New York Review of Books, the New Yorker, the New York Times Book Review, the New York Times Magazine, the New Republic, Time, Newsweek, the Times Literary Supplement, and the London Review of Books. He has received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson Center, the National Humanities Center, the Russell Sage Foundation, and others. He is chairman of the board of trustees of the Century Foundation, a member of the editorial board The American Prospect, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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Preface Chapter 15: Reconstruction and the New South Chapter 16: The Conquest of the Far West Chapter 17: Industrial Supremacy Chapter 18: The Age of the City Chapter 19: From Stalemate to Crisis Chapter 20: The Imperial Republic Chapter 21: The Rise of Progressivism Chapter 22: The Battle for National Reform Chapter 23: America and the Great War Chapter 24: The New Era Chapter 25: The Great Depression Chapter 26: The New Deal Chapter 27: The Global Crisis, 1921-1941 Chapter 28: America in a World at War Chapter 29: The Cold War Chapter 30: The Affluent Society Chapter 31: The Ordeal of Liberalism Chapter 32: The Crisis of Authority Chapter 33: From the ''Age of Limits'' to the Age of Reagan Chapter 34: The Age of Globalization Appendices Index
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