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American history : connecting with the past / Alan Brinkley.

Brinkley, Alan (Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

Alan Brinkley's American History sets the standard for balance of perspective and the exploration of ongoing historical questions. In this AP edition, we are pleased to announce a number of firsts for American History: a new primary-source feature that makes connections between the present and the past; a new pedagogy program that helps students to comprehend and think critically about content; and a groundbreaking set of digital tools, powered by Connect; that create a unique learning environment. The result is greater course success. Connect to the stories, connect to the experience, connect to success in history. - Back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 973 BRIN 2012 (Text) 33892002465509 Reserves DVD None 03/14/2013 Available -
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 973 BRIN 2012 (Text) 39705000018589 Main Collection Book None 09/19/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780073406954
  • ISBN: 0073406953
  • ISBN: 9780077379506
  • ISBN: 0077379500
  • ISBN: 9780077379490
  • ISBN: 0077379497
  • ISBN: 9780076621422
  • ISBN: 0076621421
  • Physical Description: xl, 914, 64 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 14th edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The collision of cultures -- Transplantations and borderlands -- Society and culture in provincial America -- The empire in transition -- The American Revolution -- The constitution and the new republic -- The Jeffersonian era -- Varieties of American nationalism --Jacksonian America -- America's economic revolution --Cotton, slavery, and the old south --Antebellum culture and reform -- The impending crisis -- The civil war -- Reconstruction and the new south -- The conquest of the far west -- Industrial supremacy -- The age of the city -- From crisis to empire -- The progressive era -- America and the Great War -- The new era -- The great depression -- The new deal -- The global crisis -- America in a world at war -- The cold war -- The affluent society -- Civil rights, Vietnam, and the ordeal of liberalism -- The crisis of authority -- From "the age of limits" to the age of Reagan -- The age of globalization.
Summary, etc.:
Alan Brinkley's American History sets the standard for balance of perspective and the exploration of ongoing historical questions. In this AP edition, we are pleased to announce a number of firsts for American History: a new primary-source feature that makes connections between the present and the past; a new pedagogy program that helps students to comprehend and think critically about content; and a groundbreaking set of digital tools, powered by Connect; that create a unique learning environment. The result is greater course success. Connect to the stories, connect to the experience, connect to success in history. - Back cover.
Subject: United States > History > Textbooks

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