Philip Jenkins explores the central developments in American history from the fifteenth century to the present day. This highly readable and authoritative account discusses the political, social, cultural and economic events that have shaped the history of the United States. The text covers key elements of this history such as the civil rights ...
Philip Jenkins explores the central developments in American history from the fifteenth century to the present day. This highly readable and authoritative account discusses the political, social, cultural and economic events that have shaped the history of the United States. The text covers key elements of this history such as the civil rights movement, the events of pre- and post-9/11, and the Iraq war. For this new edition, Jenkins brings the story right up to date with discussions of: * the 2008 presidential election, Obama's victory and presidency * the global economic crisis and the conditions that gave rise to it * key environmental and gay rights issues * recent US debates over war and the economy. A History of the United States provides a foundation for the study of American society, thought and culture. It is essential reading for anyone who wishes to understand the evolution of this remarkable nation.
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New. 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. Series: Palgrave Essential Histories Series. Num Pages: 368 pages, 7 maps, 33 black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 141 x 21. Weight in Grams: 456. 2012. Fourth Edition, Revised. Paperback.....
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