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American History Now By Eric Foner

American History Now by Eric Foner

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A new generation of scholars addresses the current themes and questions in interpreting American history

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American History Now by Eric Foner

A new generation of scholars addresses the current themes and questions in interpreting American history

American History Now Reviews

[T]he contributors offer thoughtful analyses of past trends within the profession and informed discussions of the future of this organization and the historical profession more generally... [There are] many insights contained in each of the important essays in American History Now, [and] certain themes do emerge from this body of work... This fine volume will be useful to historians at various stages of their careers. Journal of Southern History, November 2012

About Eric Foner

Eric Foner is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University and the author of numerous works on American history. He has served as president of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, and the Society of American Historians. His most recent book is The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery.

Lisa McGirr is Professor of History at Harvard University. Her research focuses on politics and social movements in the twentieth-century. The author of the award winning book: Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right, she is currently working on a book entitled Prohibition and the Making of Modern America.

Table of Contents

Volume Editors' Preface

Series Editor's Preface

Part I: Eras of the American Past

1. Squaring the Circles: The Reach of Colonial America * Alan Taylor

2. American Revolution and Early Republic * Woody Holton

3. Jacksonian America * Seth Rockman

4. Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction * Adam Rothman

5. The Possibilities of Politics: Democracy in America, 1877 to 1917 * Robert D. Johnston

6. The Interwar Years * Lisa McGirr

7. The Uncertain Future of American Politics, 1940 to 1973 * Meg Jacobs

8. 1973 to the Present * Kim Phillips-Fein

Part II: Major Themes in the American Experience

9. The United States in the World * Erez Manela

10. The Cultural Turn * Lawrence B. Glickman

11. American Religion * John T. McGreevy

12. Frontiers, Borderlands, Wests * Stephen Aron

13. Environmental History * Sarah T. Phillips

14. History of American Capitalism * Sven Beckert

15. Women's and Gender History * Rebecca Edwards

16. Immigration and Ethnic History * Mae M. Ngai

17. American Indians and the Study of U. S. History * Ned Blackhawk

18. African-American History * Kevin Gaines


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