The Unfinished Journey: America Since World War II

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This text chronicles America's roller-coaster journey through the decades since World War II. Considering both the paradoxes and the possibilities of post-war America, William Chafe portrays the cultural and political themes which have coloured the country's past and present, including issues of race, class, gender, foreign policy, and economic and social reform. This edition includes a chapter on the Clinton presidency, and, cultural and political issues.

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William H. Chafe, Professor of History and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Duke University.

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"Very clear and balanced coverage."--Glenn L. Smygart, Tennessee Temple University

"Excellent coverage; written with passion; strong on women's movement, superb on African-American history. I appreciate the emphasis on the critical social changes of the post-war era."--James J. Lorence, University of Wisconsin

Praise for the previous edition

"Provides all the necessary details, critical when it is appropriate, insightful, informative!"--James Edmonson, Emmanuel College

"Chafe presents Americana, its strengths and fears, its pock marks and its beauty along with its unity and diversity. It's a wonderful resource for our class!"--Barbara Boe, Carthage College

"The chapter on the Sixties and the material on the women's movement are excellent. The book is superbly written."--Edward Wheat, University of Southern Mississippi

"Chafes book is concise, while at the same time being extremely informative. It is one of the best, if not the best, history for this time period. A masterful job of weaving all facets of the American experience together. "--F. Muslimeci, Mohave Community College

"The Unfinished Journey still makes our students feel the history of the postwar era and is unsurpassed for the civil rights coverage. "--Mollie C. Davis, Queens College

"Concise, well-written and ties together many disparate threads. A masterful synthesis, written in the grand style, and reading almost like a novel."--Roger Hamburg, University of Indiana at South Bend

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