The rise and fall of the American century : United States from 1890-2010 /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chafe, William H., 1942-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The 1890s, a preview of the next century
  • The dawn of progressivism
  • America and the world
  • The roaring twenties
  • FDR and the New Deal
  • World War II : 1941-1945
  • The Cold War and the politics of anti-communism : 1945-1952
  • Ike and the affluent society : an age of contradictions
  • From Camelot to fragmentation : the 1960s
  • Polarization, paranoia, and a new conservatism : America in the 1970s
  • Morning in America : Ronald Reagan
  • The end of one war, the start of another : politics, culture, and specter of terrorism in the 1990s
  • The end of the American century? The first decade of the new millennium.