The Age of Jackson Back Bay Books Series

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The Age of Reform

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Vintage #ad - The Age of Reform #ad - The age of reform searches out the moral and emotional motives of the reformers the myths and dreams in which they believed, and the realities with which they had to compromise. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction. This book is a landmark in American political thought. Preeminent richard hofstadter examines the passion for progress and reform that colored the entire period from 1890 to 1940 with startling and stimulating results.

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The Era of Reconstruction 1865-1877

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Vintage #ad - . Stampp's classic work offers a revisionist explanation for the radical failure to achieve equality for blacks, and of the effect that Conservative rule had on the subsequent development of the South. Praise for the Era of Reconstruction: “. This “brief political history of reconstruction” by a well-known Civil War authority is a thoughtful and detailed study of the reconstruction era and the distorted legends still clinging to it.

The Era of Reconstruction 1865-1877 #ad - Kirkus reviews   “it is to be hoped that this work reaches a large audience, especially among people of influence, and will thus help to dispel some of the myths about Reconstructions that hamper efforts in the civil rights field to this day. Albert castel, Western Michigan University. Refuting former schools of thought, stampp challenges the notions that slavery was somehow just a benign aspect of Southern culture, and how the failures during the reconstruction period created a ripple effect that is still seen today.

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The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West #ad - But in fact, loss, the west has a history grounded primarily in economic reality; in hardheaded questions of profit, competition, Patricia Nelson Limerick argues, and consolidation. Here she interprets the stories and the characters in a new way: the trappers, cowboys, traders, farmers, and sheriffs of the Old West "meant business" in more ways than one, Indians, oilmen, and their descendents mean business today.

28 illustrations. Limerick is one of the most engaging historians writing today. Richard white the "settling" of the American West has been perceived throughout the world as a series of quaint, violent, and romantic adventures.

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Does the Frontier Experience Make America Exceptional? Historians at Work

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - Does the frontier experience make america exceptional? When Frederick Jackson Turner presented this idea in 1893 as the core of his now-famous thesis, he set in motion a debate that historians of the American West have contended with ever since. Turner's paper is reprinted in its entirety, followed by articles by three "New Western" historians who bring the dialogue up to the present day by applying modern concerns to this long-standing issue.

Does the Frontier Experience Make America Exceptional? Historians at Work #ad - The last selection looks forward, asking what Turner's ideas mean for America as we head into the twenty-first century. The concept of a frontier, a moving boundary that defined civilization and circumscribed the Wild West, was not new — though the idea that it made Americans unique was.

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An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

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Dover Publications #ad - In this famous study, the author turned the hagiography of many earlier American historians on its head. Unlike those writers, who had stressed idealistic impulses as factors determining the structure of the American government, Beard questioned the Founding Fathers' motivations in drafting the Constitution and viewed the results as a product of economic self-interest.

Brimming with human interest, and information every student of American history will prize, insights, this volume — one of the most controversial books of its time — continues to prompt new perceptions of the supreme law of the land. A staple for history and economics collections. Library Journal. Replete with human interest and compact with information of importance to every student of American history or of political science.

An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States #ad - Annals of the american Academy of Political and Social Science.

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The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945

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Intercollegiate Studies Institute #ad - This new edition, published in commemoration of the volume’s thirtieth anniversary, includes a new preface by Nash and will continue to instruct anyone interested in how today’s conservative movement was born. Used book in Good Condition. Nash’s celebrated history of the postwar conservative intellectual movement has become the unquestioned standard in the field.

First published in 1976, and revised in 1996, George H.

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The Tragedy of American Diplomacy 50th Anniversary Edition

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - Williams allows us to see that the interests and beliefs that once sent American troops into Texas and California, or Latin America and East Asia, also propelled American forces into Iraq. First published in 1959, the book offered an analysis of the wellsprings of American foreign policy that shed light on the tensions of the Cold War and the deeper impulses leading to the American intervention in Vietnam.

. William appleman williams brilliantly explores the ways in which ideology and political economy intertwined over time to propel American expansion and empire in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Used book in Good Condition. A brilliant book on foreign affairs. Adolf A. Berle Jr. New york times book review This incisive interpretation of American foreign policy ranks as a classic in American thought.

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American History Now Critical Perspectives On The P

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Temple University Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. A new generation of scholars addresses the current themes and questions in interpreting American history.

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The Uprooted

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - Isbn13: 9780316343138. Used book in Good Condition. The uprooted is a rare book, combining powerful feeling and long-time study to give us the shape and the feel of the immigrant experience rather than just the facts. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. It elucidates the hopes and the yearnings of the immigrants that propelled them out of their native environments to chance the hazards of the New World.

Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! It traces the profound imprint they made upon this world and how they, in turn, were changed by it.

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A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

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Oxford University Press #ad - This groundbreaking study examines the family in the context of the colony founded by the Pilgrims who came over on the Mayflower. The result is an in-depth study of the ordinary life of a colonial community, located in the broader environment of seventeenth-century America. Demos has provided a new foreword and a list of further reading for this second edition, which will offer a new generation of readers access to this classic study.

A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony #ad - The year 2000 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of A Little Commonwealth by Bancroft Prize-winning scholar John Demos. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Basing his work on physical artifacts, demos portrays the family as a structure of roles and relationships, wills, and a variety of legal and official enactments, parent and child, emphasizing those of husband and wife, estate inventories, and master and servant.

. The book's most startling insights come from a reconsideration of commonly-held views of American Puritans and of the ways in which they dealt with one another. Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. Used book in Good Condition. Isbn13: 9780316343138.

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