A Time of Paradox: America Since 1890, Volumes 1-2 by Glen Jeansonne

By Glen Jeansonne

Author note: David Luhrssen (Contributor)

Editions/Content note
The A Time of Paradox: the USA considering 1890 is intentionally extra own, speculative, and provocative than such a lot textbooks, but it comprises the fundamental evidence and is prepared in order that it may be used, both as a twentieth-century textbook, or in a survey path.

Title is prepared in 4 parts:
Prelude -The Nineties: Bridge to the 20 th Century
Part I - An period of A wakening, 1900-1919
Part II - An period of Trial and Triumph, 1920-1945
Part III - An period of Uncertainty, 1945-1968
Part IV - An period of range, because 1969

Title used to be additionally released as volumes:
• A Time of Paradox: the US from Awakening to Hiroshima, 1890-1945 (2007)
• A Time of Paradox: the United States from the chilly warfare to the 3rd Millennium, 1945-Present (2006)

Title Description
In this energetic and provocative synthesis, exclusive historian Glen Jeansonne explores the folk and occasions that formed the USA within the 20th century. finished in scope, A Time of Paradox bargains a balanced examine the political, diplomatic, social and cultural advancements of the final century whereas concentrating on the varied and occasionally contradictory human studies that characterised this dynamic period.

Designed with the scholar in brain, this cogent textual content offers the hottest research on hand, delivering perception into the divisive election of 2004, the conflict on Terror and the Gulf Coast hurricanes. major biographies on figures starting from Samuel Insull to Madonna supply scholars a extra customized view of the lads and ladies who inspired American society over the last hundred years.

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