Of the People: Since 1865 v. II

Of the People: Since 1865 v. II : A History of the United States

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Of the People: A History of the United States not only tells the history of America--of its people and places, of its dealings and ideals--but it also unfolds the story of American democracy, carefully marking how this country's evolution has been anything but certain, from its complex beginnings to its modern challenges. This comprehensive survey focuses on the social and political lives of people--some famous, some ordinary--revealing the compelling story of America's democracy from an individual perspective, from across the landscapes of diverse communities, and ultimately from within the larger context of the world. Beginning with emancipation and Reconstruction, Volume II: Since 1865 covers Americas history up through the age of globalization, the war on terror, and the election of the first African-American president of the United States.show more

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  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 213.36 x 276.86 x 25.4mm | 1,315.41g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0195370953
  • 9780195370959

About James Oakes

James Oakes is Distinguished Professor of History and Graduate School Humanities Professor at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Michael McGerr is Paul V. McNutt Professor of History in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University-Bloomington. Jan Ellen Lewis is Professor of History and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University, Newark. She also teaches in the history PhD program at Rutgers, New Brunswick, and was a visiting professor of history at Princeton. Nick Cullather is a historian of U.S. foreign relations at Indiana University-Bloomington. The late Jeanne Boydston was Robinson-Edwards Professor of American History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.show more

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