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The New American History (Critical Perspectives on the Past)by Eric Foner
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About the Author
Eric Foner is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. He is the author of numerous books, including Reconstruction, 1863-1877, which was awarded the Bancroft Prize.
Table of Contents
Beneficiaries of catastrophe: the English colonies in America / John M. Murrin — The revolutionary generation: ideology, politics, and culture in the early republic / Linda K. Kerber — Society, politics, and the market revolution, 1815-1848 / Sean Wilentz — Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction / Eric Foner — Public life in industrial America, 1877-1917 / Richard L. McCormick — Prosperity, Depression, and war, 1920-1945 / Alan Brinkley — America since 1945 / William H. Chafe — Intellectual and cultural history / Thomas Bender — Western history / Richard White — Social history / Alice Kessler-Harris — U.S. women's history / Linda Gordon — The history of the family and the history of sexuality / Estelle B. Freedman — African-American history / Thomas C. Holt — American labor history / Leon Fink — Ethnicity and immigration / James P. Shenton and Kevin Kenny — Liberty and power: U.S. diplomatic history, 1750-1945 / Walter LaFeber.
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