Moving On: The American People Since 1945

Moving On: The American People Since 1945

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For undergraduate courses in 20th Century America and U.S. History since 1945.A comprehensive narrative survey of US History since WWII, this text focuses on the public life of the American people. It weaves together political, economic, foreign policy, and military history, while incorporating much of the new social, demographic, environmental, and cultural history of the period.show more

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  • Paperback | 468 pages
  • 180.8 x 232.2 x 17.5mm | 671.33g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130171913
  • 9780130171917

Table of contents

1. Prologue: The American People in 1945. 2. The Rise of the Cold War. 3. Postwar America. 4. The American People at Mid-Century. 5. The Politics of Consensus. 6. New Frontiers. 7. Great Society and Vietnam. 8. Rebellion and Reaction. 9. Calming Down. 10. The World and Richard Nixon. 11. Era of Limits. 12. The American People in the 1970s. 13. Conservatives Resurgent. 14. Thawing the Cold War. 15. The American People in the 1990s. 16. The Post-Cold War World. Appendices. Index.show more

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