Out of Many: v. 2

Out of Many: v. 2

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Through the use of stories--of the nation and its people--and with emphasis on the fact that American history has never been the preserve of any particular region, this book weaves together the complex interaction of social, political and historical forces that have shaped the United States and from which " the American people" have evolved. It integrates traditional turning points and watershed events with the stories of the country's many diverse communities. This volume covers: Reconstruction, 1863- 1877; Conquest and Survival in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1860-1900; The Incorporation of America, 1865-1900; Commonwealth and Empire, 1870-1900; Urban America and the Progressive Era, 1900-1917; World War I, 1914-1920; The Twenties, 1920-1929; The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929-1940; World War II, 1941-1945; The Cold War, 1945-1952; America at Mid-century, 1952-1963; The Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1966; War at Home, War Abroad, 1965-1974; The Overextended Society, 1974-1980; The Conservative Ascendancy, since 1980. For Americans with a passion for history and their country.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 215.9 x 271.78 x 15.24mm | 680.39g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd Revised Brief ed
  • 0130177032
  • 9780130177032

About John Mack Faragher

JOHN MACK FARAGHER is Arthur Unobskey Professor of American History at Yale University. Born in Arizona and raised in southern California, he received his B.A. at the University of California, Riverside, and his Ph.D. at Yale University. He is the author of Women and Men on the Overland Trail (1979), which won the Frederick Jackson Turner Award of the Organization of American Historians, Sugar Creek: Life on the Illinois Prairie (1986), and Daniel Boone: The Life and Legend of an American Pioneer (1992). He is also the editor of The American Heritage Encyclopedia (1988). MARI JO BUHLE is Professor of American Civilization and History at Brown University, specializing in American women's history. She is the author of Women and American Socialism, 1870-1920 (1981) and Feminism and its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis (1998). She is also coeditor of Encyclopedia of the American Left, second edition (1998). She currently serves as an editor of a series of books on women and American history for the University of Illinois Press. Professor Buhle held a fellowship (1991-1996) from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. DANIEL CZITROM is Professor and Chair of History at Mount Holyoke College. He received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. he is the author of Media and the American Mind: From Morse to McLuban (1982), which won the First Books Award of the American Historical Association. His scholarly articles and essays have appeared in the Journal of American History, American Quarterly, The Massachusetts Review, and The Atlantic. He is currently completing Mysteries of the City: Culture, Politics, and the Underworld in New York, 1870-1920. SUSAN H. ARMITAGE is Professor of History at Washington State University. She earned her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Among her many publications on western women's history are three coedited books, The Women's West (1987), So Much To Be Done: Women on the Mining and Ranching Frontier (1991), and Writing the Range: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West (1997). She is the editor of Frontiers: A Journal of Women's Studies.show more