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Encyclopedia of American history

Author: Richard B Morris; Jeffrey B Morris
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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The seventh edition of the Encyclopedia of American History updates this indispensable and classic reference book to cover the history of the United States from the pre-Columbian times through the first year of the Clinton administration. Unequaled in the amount of information contained within a single volume, and designed to be read as a narrative, the Encyclopedia chronicles all the essential facts of American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Chronologies
Encyclopedias
History
Zeittafel
Chronology
Chronologie
Dictionnaires anglais
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Morris; Jeffrey B Morris
ISBN: 0062700553 9780062700551
OCLC Number: 34281392
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 1278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Original Peopling of the Americas --
The Era of Exploration --
The Founding of the English Colonies, 1578-1732 --
The Colonies and the Empire, 1624-1775 --
The Era of the American Revolution, 1763-89 --
The Early National and Antebellum Periods, 1789-1860 --
The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-77 --
Domestic Issues from Hayes to Wilson, 1878-1918 --
The United States in World Affairs, 1866-1918 --
America Between Two World Wars, 1919-39 --
The United States in World War II --
The United States During the Cold War, 1945-88 --
Domestics Issues and National Politics from Truman to Reagan, 1945-88 --
The United States in the Post-Cold War Era --
The Expansion of the Nation --
Population, Immigration, and Ethnic Stocks --
Leading Supreme Court Decisions --
The American Economy --
Science, Invention, and Technology --
Thought and Culture --
Mass Media --
The Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Branches --
The Declaration of Independence --
The Constitution of the United States.
Other Titles: American history
Responsibility: edited by Richard B. Morris and Jeffrey B. Morris.

Abstract:

The seventh edition of the Encyclopedia of American History updates this indispensable and classic reference book to cover the history of the United States from the pre-Columbian times through the first year of the Clinton administration. Unequaled in the amount of information contained within a single volume, and designed to be read as a narrative, the Encyclopedia chronicles all the essential facts of American history, from government and politics to science, thought, and culture.
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