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Becoming America, Volume II: From Reconstruction https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0077275616.jpeg 1 2015 9780077275617 The way we once learned history is now history. Developed for students and instructors of the twenty-first century, Becoming America excites learners by connecting history to their experience of contemporary life. You can’t travel back in time, but you can be transported, and Becoming America does so by expanding the traditional core of the U.S survey to include the most contemporary scholarship on cultural, technological, and environmental transformations. At the same time, the program transforms the student learning experience through innovative technology that is at the forefront of the digital revolution. As a result, the Becoming America program makes it easier for students to grasp both the distinctiveness and the familiarity of bygone eras, and to think in a historically focused way about the urgent questions of our times.
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Becoming America, Volume II: From Reconstruction

Becoming America, Volume II: From Reconstruction, 1st Edition

ISBN10: 0077275616 | ISBN13: 9780077275617
By David M. Henkin, Rebecca M. McLennan

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* The estimated amount of time this product will be on the market is based on a number of factors, including faculty input to instructional design and the prior revision cycle and updates to academic research-which typically results in a revision cycle ranging from every two to four years for this product. Pricing subject to change at any time.

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The way we once learned history is now history. Developed for students and instructors of the twenty-first century, Becoming America excites learners by connecting history to their experience of contemporary life. You can’t travel back in time, but you can be transported, and Becoming America does so by expanding the traditional core of the U.S survey to include the most contemporary scholarship on cultural, technological, and environmental transformations. At the same time, the program transforms the student learning experience through innovative technology that is at the forefront of the digital revolution. As a result, the Becoming America program makes it easier for students to grasp both the distinctiveness and the familiarity of bygone eras, and to think in a historically focused way about the urgent questions of our times.

16 SOUTHERN RECONSTRUCTION 1862 - 1883
17 REMAKING THE WEST 1865 - 1893
18 INDUSTRIALIZING AMERICA 1865 - 1885
19 POLITICS AND DISCONTENT IN THE GILDED AGE 1878 - 1896
20 THE PROGRESSIVE ERA 1896 - 1914
21 THE BIRTH OF A GREAT POWER: AMERICA AND THE WORLD 1880 - 1914
22 WAR AND PEACE 1914 - 1920
23 AMERICA IN THE JAZZ AGE 1920 - 1929
24 AMERICA REMADE: THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND THE NEW DEAL 1929 - 1939
25 AMERICA GOES TO WAR 1939 - 1945
26 POSTWAR AMERICA 1945 - 1953
27 THE AGE OF AFFLUENCE 1953 - 1960
28 ERA OF DREAMS AND DISCONTENT 1960 - 1970
29 REACTION, RECESSION, AND GLOBALISATION 1970 - 1979
30 DEINDUSTRIALIZING AMERICA 1980 - 1992
31 GLOBALIZING AMERICA 1992 - 2012
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About the Author

David M. Henkin

Since David Henkin joined the history faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, in 1997, he has taught and written about the sorts of subjects that rarely make it into traditional textbooks. He has offered entire courses on baseball, Broadway, immigration, time, leisure, the road, family life, news, and urban literature while publishing books and essays about street signs, paper money, junk mail, intimate correspondence, calendars, and temporal rhythms in the nineteenth century. The task of integrating that kind of material into the traditional narrative of the American past has been the singular challenge of his professional life. David holds a BA from Yale University and a PhD from U.C. Berkeley, and he was awarded Berkeley’s Distinguished Teaching Award in the Social Sciences. Beyond the Berkeley campus, David teaches classes on the Talmud, plays cards, eats lots of fish and berries, and roots passionately for the St. Louis Cardinals. Raised in New York, where his family still lives, he makes his home with friends and community in San Francisco.

Rebecca M. McLennan

Rebecca M. McLennan is Preston Hotchkis Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. Passionately dedicated to making U.S. history exciting and relevant for today’s students, she has taught courses on American and global food history, consumer culture, the New Deal, and the history of American crime and punishment. She also regularly teaches her department’s gateway U.S. history survey course. Rebecca’s publications include The Crisis of Imprisonment: Protest, Politics, and the Making of the American Penal State, 1776–1941 (Cambridge University Press, 2008), which won several major book awards, and she is currently completing a history of the origin and legacies of the Bering Sea crisis at the turn of the twentieth century. In her spare time, conditions permitting, she swims in San Francisco Bay, cooks for family and friends, and listens to John Coltrane.

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