American Vistas: Volume 2: 1877 to the Present

Paperback | January 1, 1995

EditorLeonard Dinnerstein, Kenneth T. Jackson

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Offering up-to-date coverage of America's social, political and diplomatic past, this anthology of articles by nationally renowned scholars introduces students to the excitement of American history. With seven new selections, the seconde volume has been substantially revised to examine suchtopics as law and order in the American West, the role of women in the armed forces, American anti-semitism, and the rise of suburban culture centered around the mall.

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Offering up-to-date coverage of America's social, political and diplomatic past, this anthology of articles by nationally renowned scholars introduces students to the excitement of American history. With seven new selections, the seconde volume has been substantially revised to examine suchtopics as law and order in the American West,...

Leonard Dinnerstein is at University of Arizona. Kenneth T. Jackson is at Columbia University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 5.31 × 7.99 × 0.75 inPublished:January 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195087844

ISBN - 13:9780195087840

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Table of Contents

1. "Trouble in Mind", Leon F. Litwack2. "Schooling the Hopi: Federal Indian Policy Writ Small", David Wallace Adams3. "The Outlaws: The Legend of Jesse James and His Gang", Albert Castel4. "Florida's Black Codes", Jerrell Shifner5. "Civil Disorder and the American West", Clayton D. Lurie6. "'An Italian is a Dago'", Humbert Nelli7. "Hull House in the 1890's", Kathryn Sklar8. "Theodore Roosevelt", Edward Savath9. "Commerce in Souls", Pamela Susan Haag10. "Lyndon's War", John Milton Cooper11. "Henry Ford and the Jews", Leonard Dinnerstein12. "Creating G.I. Jane", Leisa D. Meyer13. "The Atomic Bomb and the Origins of the Cold War", Martin J. Sherwin14. "The Conversion of Harry Truman", William E. Leuchtenburg15. "The Issue of Illegal Mexican Immigration Since 1941", Juan Ramon Garcia16. "The FBI and the Politics of the Riots", Kenneth O'Reilly17. "Vietnam and the Constitution", Michal R. Belknap18. "Up from Segregration", John Shelton Reed19. "Sam Walton and Wal-Mart Stores", Sandra S. Vance and Rov V. Scott

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"These are fun anthologies. I have enjoyed browsing through them....The editors are living up to their abilities of putting together a collection of articles both interesting and readable."--Daniel Murphy, Hanover College