The American Record Since 1941: Images of The Nations Past
By Graebner, William and Swansinger, Jacqueline
THE AMERICAN RECORD: SINCE 1941 combines secondary essays and primary sources, including over 75 illustrations. The reader includes the familiar topics that have long been the staple of courses in the United States since 1945. It also contains some topics and approaches that have not been so thoroughly covered in other readers: multicultural America; the Age of Anxiety in the 1940's; Family Politics. Unlike existing readers, THE AMERICAN RECORD recognizes that culture is an integral part of the American past. This reader is based on the very successful approach to studying and teaching history worked out in several editions of Graebner, THE AMERICAN RECORD: IMAGES OF THE NATIONS PAST (2 volumes).


DOI: 10.1036/0070240167

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Author Biography

William Graebner is professor of history at the State University of New York, College at Fredonia. He has written on a variety of aspects of twentieth-century American history. His books include A History of Retirement (1980), The Engineering of Consent: Democracy and Authority in Twentieth-Century America (1987), Coming of Age in Buffalo (1990), and The Age of Doubt: American Thought and Culture in the 1940s (1991). He is Associate Editor of American Studies.


The American Record Since 1941: Images of The Nations Past
Author(s): Graebner, William and Swansinger, Jacqueline
ISBN: 0070240167
DOI: 10.1036/0070240167

Format: paperback, 416 pages.
Pub date: 1 Aug 1996
Copyright: 1997
$31.88 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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