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Macmillan Higher Education

A History of the United States (4th Edition)

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Palgrave

Pages: 368
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Palgrave Essential Histories series

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Ebook - 9780230362444

17 January 2012

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This established introductory text provides a lucid, authoritative account of the course of American history, discussing political, social, economic and cultural developments. In this revised and updated new edition, Jenkins...

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This established introductory text provides a lucid, authoritative account of the course of American history, discussing political, social, economic and cultural developments. In this revised and updated new edition, Jenkins reviews the 2008 presidential election, the economic crisis and recent environmental issues.  

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A revised and expanded new edition, providing a highly readable, introductory survey of American history
Features uptodate discussions of the major events of recent years, including the 2008 presidential election, the legalisation of gay marriage, environmental issues, as well as the position of the US in the economic world following the financial crisis
Written in a clear, accessible style which brings the central debates to life in a single volume

List of Tables
List of Maps
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction
Unnamed Lands: The European Settlement, 1492-1765
Revolution and Nation Building, 1765-1825
Expansion and Crisis, 1825-65
Cities and Industry, 1865-1917
War and Globalism, 1917-56
Only Yesterday: The United States 1956-2000
Contemporary America
Glossary
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index.

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PHILIP JENKINS Distinguished Senior Fellow in the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, USA.

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PHILIP JENKINS Distinguished Senior Fellow in the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, USA.

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