Modern united states history

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ISBN
9780230372245
Nombre del producto:
Modern united states history
Fecha de edición:
23 may. 2019
Número de Edición:
Autor:
Traynor, John
Idioma:
Inglés
Formato:
Libro
Páginas:
486
Lugar de edición:
Reino Unido
Colección:
MACMILLAN MASTER SERIES
Encuadernación:
Rústica

Now in its second edition, this engaging text introduces readers to all the key developments in American history between 1900 and 2000. Combining factual coverage with an analysis of professional historians’ most recent interpretations of major domestic and foreign affairs, it fully explores dramatic events such as the Wall Street Crash, Pearl Harbor, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Watergate Scandal. Chapters are enriched by presidential profiles and supported by stimulating source material and exam-style questions to reinforce learning.

This text will be essential reading for students undertaking courses in American History at college, foundation and undergraduate level. It is also the ideal companion for anyone with a general interest in the American history of the twentieth century.

The Beginning of the American Century 1900-1920
Foreign Policy 1900-1920
The 1920s
FDR: The Great Depression and the New Deal
Roosevelt's Foreign Policy, 1933-45
African-Americans 1900-1945
Post War America
The 1950s: Affluence and Anxiety
John F. Kennedy, 1961-1963
LBJ: The Great Society and Vietnam
The Shift to the Right
African Americans 1945-2000
The End of the American Century: 1980-2000
Appendix A: Tables Index
Appendix B: Presidential Profiles
Appendix C: Questions and Exercises
Appendix D: References
Index.

John Traynor is a recently retired History Teacher. He is the author of Mastering Modern German Historyand Challenging History: Europe 1890-1990. He has also written history materials for the BBC, the Public Record Office and the National Archive of the United States.

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