American Vistas: 1877 to the Present v.2

American Vistas: 1877 to the Present v.2

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Designed to challenge conventional interpretations and provide classroom discussion, this second volume of an American history series has been updated and revised to include new essays on the experience of African Americans and immigrants, the influence of television and the Vietnam War.show more

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  • Paperback | 414 pages
  • 54 x 81 x 8mm | 360g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0195060601
  • 9780195060607

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Leon F. Litwack: Trouble in mind: the bicentennial and the Afro-American experience; David Wallace Adams: Schooling the Hopi: federal Indial policy write small, 1887-1917; Albert Castel: The outlaws: the legend of Jesse James and his gang; Jerrell H. Shofner: the "Black Codes"; David McCullough: The great bridge and the American imagination; Humberto Nelli: "An Italian is a Dago": Italian immigrants in the United States; Bernard A. Weisberger: Here come the wobblies; K.K. Sklar: Hull House in the 1890s; John Milton Cooper: World War I: European origins and American intervention; John G. Mitchell: Al Capone: "I give the public what the public wants"; Estelle B. Freedman: Uncontrolled desires: the response to the sexual psychopath, 1920-1960; Kenneth T. Jackson: Race, ethnicity, and real estate appraisal; William E. Leuchtenburg: A Klansman joins the court: the appointment of Hugo L. Black; Harvard Sitkoff: The Detroit race riot of 1943; Susan M. Hartmann: Returning heroes: The obligations of women to veterans in 1945; Martin J. Serwin: The atomic bomb and the origins of the Cold War; Steve Neal: Why we were right to like Ike; Walter Karp: The quiz show scandal; Juan Ramon Garcia: "Our needs know no laws": the issue of illegal Mexican immigration since 1941; Kenneth O'Reilly: The FBI and the politics of the riots, 1964-1968; Michal R. Belknap: Vietnam and the constitution: the war power under Johnson and Nixon; John Shelton Reed: Up from segregation: the American South and the promise of racial justice.show more

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