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American Destiny: Narrative of a Nation, Volume 2, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Mark C. Carnes, John A. Garraty

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jun 13, 2011

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For an undergraduate introductory level survey of United States history.

 

Bridging the present and the past through vivid narrative and creative features.

 

Long renowned for elegant prose that is rich and memorable, this textbook offers a traditional narrative anchored in central political developments.  Its pedagogical mission is to show students how history connects to the experiences and expectations that mark their lives.  The authors pursue that mission through a variety of distinctive features, including provocative chapter-opening questions and essays.  The book is published in a concise format, making it compact in size and moderate in price.   

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents

Maps and Graphs

Feature Essays

Preface

Supplements for Instructors and Students

About the Authors

  

Chapter 15 Reconstruction and the South

 

Chapter 16 The Conquest of the West

 

Chapter 17 An Industrial Giant Emerges

 

Chapter 18 American Society in the Industrial Age

 

Chapter 19 Intellectual and Cultural Trends in the Late Nineteenth Century

 

Chapter 20 From Smoke-Filled Rooms to Prairie Wildfire: 1877-1896

 

Chapter 21 The Age of Reform

 

Chapter 22 From Isolation to Empire

 

Chapter 23 Woodrow Wilson and the Great War

 

Chapter 24 Postwar Sociert and Culture: Change and Adjustment

 

Chapter 25 From "Normalcy" to Economic Collapse: 1921-1933

 

Chapter 26 The New Deal: 1933-1941

 

Chapter 27 War and Peace: 1941-1945

 

Chapter 28 Collision Courses, Abroad and at Home: 1946-1960

 

Chapter 29 From Camelot to Watergate: 1961-1975

 

Chapter 20 Running on Empty: 1975-1991

 

Chapter 31 From Boomers to Millennials

 

Chapter 32 Shocks and Responses, 1992-Present

 

Maps

Index

 

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$26.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-00433-1