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A History of the United States By Philip Jenkins

A History of the United States
by Philip Jenkins

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This highly readable introductory guide provides a lucid and authoritative account of the course of American history, discussing political, social, economic and cultural developments. For this thoroughly revised and expanded new edition, Philip Jenkins reviews the events of the last five years in a new final chapter.
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A History of the United States by Philip Jenkins

This highly readable introductory guide provides a lucid and authoritative account of the course of American history, discussing political, social, economic and cultural developments. For this thoroughly revised and expanded new edition, Philip Jenkins reviews the events of the last five years in a new final chapter. There is more in-depth discussion of the post-9/11 international crises, a discussion of the 2004 presidential election, and an examination of recent political and cultural crises, including the effects of Hurricane Katrina.

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A History of the United States Reviews


'The new chapter on Contemporary America will maintain the book's deserved reputation as a leading introductory text on the history of what is still the world's most powerful nation.' - Robert Cook, University of Sheffield, UK. 'An excellent update of a very good book.' - David Brodnax, Sr, Trinity Christian College, USA.

About Philip Jenkins


PHILIP JENKINS is Distinguished Professor of History and Religious Studies at Pennsylvania State University, USA.

Table of Contents


List of Tables List of Maps 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 1956-92 Contemporary America, Suggestions for Further Reading Index

Additional information

GOR002642497
A History of the United States by Philip Jenkins
Philip Jenkins
Palgrave Essential Histories Series
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2007-07-20
360
023050678X
9780230506787
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