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The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, Volume 2 (from 1865), VangoBooks

 
 
 
 
The American People: Creating a Nation and a Society, Volume 2 (from 1865), VangoBooks
Author: Gary B. Nash - Julie Roy Jeffrey - John R. Howe -
ISBN 13: 9780205642830
ISBN 10: 205642837
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-08-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 480
List Price: $101.40
 
 

Providing students with a thought-provoking account of America’s past, The American People examines how American society assumed its present shape and developed its present forms of government.

Emphasizing the interaction of ordinary Americans with extraordinary events, the text combines the discussion of political events with analysis of their impact on social and economic life. The comprehensive narrative encompasses description of the lives and experiences of Americans of all national origins and cultural backgrounds, at all class levels of society, and in all regions of the country. The thoughtful analysis seeks the connections among the political, social, economic, technological, and cultural factors that have shaped and reshaped American society over four centuries.