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America: Narrative History, Volume 1

America: Narrative History, Volume 1 - 7th edition

America: Narrative History, Volume 1 - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780393927320

ISBN10: 0393927326

America: Narrative History, Volume 1 by George Brown Tindall and David E. Shi - ISBN 9780393927320
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
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America: Narrative History, Volume 1 by George Brown Tindall and David E. Shi - ISBN 9780393927320

ISBN13: 9780393927320

ISBN10: 0393927326

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 07

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Summary

Used by over one million students, America: A Narrative History is one of the most successful American history textbooks ever published. Maintaining the features that have always distinguished this classic text--lively and accessible narrative style, a keen balance of political with social and cultural history, and exceptional value--the Seventh Edition introduces a completely redesigned, full-color layout complemented by eye-catching maps and enhanced pedagogy. The Seventh Edition also introduces the new theme of environmental history. Carefully integrated throughout, this theme adds illuminating perspectives on how Americans have shaped--and been shaped by--the natural world.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One. A New World

The Collision of Cultures
England and its Colonies
Colonial Ways of Life
The Imperial Perspective
From Empire to Independence

Part Two. Building a Nation

The American Revolution
Shaping a Federal Union
The Federalist Era
The Early Republic

Part Three. An Expansive Nation

Nationalism and Sectionalism
The Jacksonian Impulse
The Dynamics of Growth
An American Renaissance. Religion, Romanticism, and Reform
Manifest Destiny

Part Four. A House Divided

The Old South
The Crisis of Union
The War of the Union
Reconstruction. North and South

Part Five. Growing Pains

New Frontiers. South and West
Big Business and Organized Labor
The Emergence of Urban America
Gilded-Age Politics and Agrarian Revolt

Part Six. Modern America

An American Empire
The Progressive Era
America and the Great War
The Modern Temper
Republican Resurgence and Decline
New Deal America
From Isolation to Global War
The Second World War

Part Seven. The American Age

The Fair Deal and Containment
Through The Picture Window. Society and Culture, 1945-1960
Conflict and Deadlock. The Eisenhower Years
New Frontiers. Politics and Social Change in the 1960s
Rebellion And Reaction in the 1960s and 1970s
A Conservative Insurgency
Triumph and Tragedy. America at the Turn of the Century