The unfinished nation : a concise history of the American people. Volume 2, from 1865 /

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Main Author: Brinkley, Alan. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010.
Edition:6th ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 15. Reconstruction and the New South
  • The Problems of Peacemaking
  • Radical Reconstruction
  • The South in Reconstruction
  • The Grant Administration
  • The Abandonment of Reconstruction
  • The New South
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: Reconstruction
  • Chapter 16. The Conquest of the Far West
  • The Societies of the Far West
  • The Changing Western Economy
  • The Romance of the West
  • The Dispersal of the Tribes
  • The Rise and Decline of the Western Farmer
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: The Frontier and the West
  • Chapter 17. Industrial Supremacy
  • Sources of Industrial Growth
  • Capitalism and Its Critics
  • The Ordeal of the Worker
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Patterns of Popular Culture: The Novels of Horatio Alger
  • Chapter 18. The Age of the City
  • The New Urban Growth
  • The Urban Landscape
  • Strains of Urban Life
  • The Rise of Mass Consumption
  • Leisure in the Consumer Society
  • High Culture in the Urban Age
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • America in the World: Global Migrations
  • Chapter 19. From Crisis to Empire
  • The Politics of Equilibrium
  • The Agrarian Revolt
  • The Crisis of the 1890s
  • Stirrings of Imperialism
  • War with Spain
  • The Republic as Empire
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: Populism America in the World: Imperialism
  • Chapter 20. The Progressives
  • The Progressive Impulse
  • Women and Reform
  • The Assault on the Parties
  • Sources of Progressive Reform
  • Crusades for Order and Reform
  • Theodore Roosevelt and the Modern Presidency
  • The Troubled Succession
  • Woodrow Wilson and the New Freedom
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: Progressivism
  • American in the World: Social Democracy
  • Chapter 21. America and the Great War
  • The "Big Stick": America and the World, 1901-1917
  • The Road to War
  • "War Without Stint"
  • The Search for a New World Order
  • A Society in Turmoil
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Patterns of Popular Culture: Billy Sunday and Modern Revivalism
  • Chapter 22. The New Era
  • The New Economy
  • The New Culture
  • A Conflict of Cultures
  • Republican Government
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • America in the World: The Cinema
  • Chapter 23. The Great Depression
  • The Coming of the Depression
  • The American People in Hard Times
  • The Depression and American Culture
  • The Ordeal of Herbert Hoover
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: Causes of the Great Depression
  • America in the World: The Global Depression
  • Chapter 24. The New Deal
  • Launching the New Deal
  • The New Deal in Transition
  • The New Deal in Disarray
  • Limits and Legacies of the New Deal
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: The New Deal
  • Patterns of Popular Culture: The Golden Age of Comic Books
  • Chapter 25. The Global Crisis, 1921-1941
  • The Diplomacy of the New Era
  • Isolationism and Internationalism
  • From Neutrality to Intervention
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: The Question of Pearl Harbor
  • America in the World: The Sino-Japanese War, 1931-1941
  • Chapter 26. America in a World at War
  • War on Two Fronts
  • The American Economy in Wartime
  • Race and Gender in Wartime America
  • Anxiety and Affluence in Wartime Culture
  • The Defeat of the Axis
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb
  • Chapter 27. The Cold War
  • Origins of the Cold War
  • The Collapse of the Peace
  • America After the War
  • The Korean War
  • The Crusade Against Subversion
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: The Cold War
  • Debating the Past: McCarthyism
  • Chapter 28. The Affluent Society
  • The Economic "Miracle"
  • The Explosion of Science and Technology
  • People of Plenty
  • The Other America
  • The Rise of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Eisenhower Republicanism
  • Eisenhower, Dulles, and the Cold War
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Patterns of Popular Culture: Lucy and Desi
  • Chapter 29. The Ordeal of Liberalism
  • Expanding the Liberal State
  • The Battle for Racial Equality
  • "Flexible Response" and the Cold War
  • The Agony of Vietnam
  • The Traumas of 1968
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: The Civil Rights Movement
  • Debating the Past: The Vietnam Commitment
  • America in the World: 1968
  • Chapter 30. The Crisis of Authority
  • Youth Culture
  • The Mobilization of Minorities
  • The New Feminism
  • Environmentalism in a Turbulent Society
  • Nixon, Kissinger, and the War
  • Nixon, Kissinger, and the World
  • Politics and Economics in the Nixon Years
  • The Watergate Crisis
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Debating the Past: Watergate
  • America in the World: The End of Colonialism
  • Chapter 31. From the "Age of Limits" to the Age of Reagan
  • Politics and Diplomacy After Watergate
  • The Rise of the New American Right
  • The "Reagan Revolution"
  • America and the Waning of the Cold War
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • Patterns of Popular Culture: The Mall
  • Chapter 32. The Age of Globalization
  • The Resurgence of Partisanship
  • The Economic Boom
  • Science and Technology in the New Economy
  • A Changing Society
  • A Contested Culture
  • The Perils of Globalization
  • Conclusion
  • For Further Reference
  • America in the World: The Global Environmental Movement

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