Of the People: A History of the United States, Volume 2: Since 1865 by James Oakes

Of the People: A History of the United States, Volume 2: Since 1865

byJames Oakes, Michael McGerr, Jan Ellen Lewis

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Of the People presents a balance of social, political, and cultural history in a chronological sequence. It traces the history of America - its people, places, and ideals - and unfolds the story of American democracy, carefully marking how this country's evolution has been anything butcertain from its complex beginnings to its modern challenges.

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James Oakes is a professor at CUNY Graduate Center. Michael McGerr is a professor at Indiana University-Bloomington. Jan Ellen Lewis is a professor and Dean at Rutgers University, Newark. Nick Cullather is a professor at Indiana University-Bloomington. Jeanne Boydston is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Mark Summers ...

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Title:Of the People: A History of the United States, Volume 2: Since 1865Format:PaperbackDimensions:648 pages, 9.21 × 6.42 × 1.1 inPublished:December 25, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

15. Reconstructing a Nation, 1865-187716. The Triumph of Industrial Capitalism, 1850-189017. Cultural Struggles of Industrial America, 1850-189518. The Politics of Industrial America, 1870-189219. Industry and Empire, 1890-190020. A United Body of Action, 1900-191621. A Global Power, 1914-191922. The Modern Nation, 1919-192823. A Great Depression and a New Deal, 1929-194024. The Second World War, 1941-194525. The Cold War, 1945-19526. The Consumer Society, 1945-196127. "The Table of Democracy," 1960-196828. Living with Less, 1968-198029. The Triumph of Conservatism, 1980-199130. The Globalized Nation, 1989-2001Epilogue: "A Nation Transformed," 2001-2014Appendices:Appendix A: Historical Documents- The Declaration of Independence- The Constitution of the United States of America- Lincoln's Gettysburg AddressAppendix B: Historical Facts and DataUS Presidents and Vice PresidentsAdmission of States into the Union

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"Of the People is innovative, student-friendly and intellectually engaging." --Linda D. Tomlinson, Fayetteville State University