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Summary: Known for its clear narrative voice, impeccable scholarship, and affordability, Alan Brinkley's The Unfinished Nation offers a concise but comprehensive examination of American History. Balancing social and cultural history with traditional political and diplomatic themes, it tells the story of the diversity and complexity of the United States and the forces that have enabled it to survive and flourish despite division. This fifth edition features eight new essays and e ...show morenhanced coverage of recent events and developments in the continuing American story. Edition/Copyright: 5TH 08
- Primary Source Investigator Online, a new web-based version of the popular tool that gets students thinking like historians. Access to over 400 sources including photographs, works of art, cartoons, historic maps, interactive maps, journal entries, town records, songs, and more, is now included with every new copy of the text.
- Six new "Debating the Past" essays on Native Americans, women in the witchcraft trials, Pearl Harbor, McCarthyism, the Civil Rights Movement, and Watergate.
- Two new "America in the World" essays on social democracy and cinema.
- Enhanced coverage of recent political developments, including a new discussion about neo-conservatives and the religious right in chapter 32.
- New updates to chapter 34 on George W. Bush's second presidency, the 2004 election, Hurricane Katrina, new Supreme Court nominees, weblogs, and the war in Iraq.
- Updated Further Reference sections at the end of every chapter.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company