This survey of Contemporary American History covers 1890 to the present. It integrates the history of domestic events and foreign policy, economic developments and cultural attitudes, political behavior and social structure and portrays the significant roles played by the working class, poor, women, minorities, dissidents, and activists in the history of the period. (Also available in two separate paperback volumes.)
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Peter N. Carroll was born in Queens, New York, and received his B.A. from Queens College and his history Ph.D. from Northwestern University. He has taught the U.S. history survey course at the University of Illinois, the University of Minnesota, and San Francisco State University; consulted on literally dozens of textbooks; and worked with survey course teachers for the National Faculty in the 1990s. He also works with his local high school's AP U.S. history survey course. He has also taught U.S. cultural and intellectual history at the University of Minnesota, Stanford University, the University of San Francisco, and the University of California at Berkeley. Carroll's publications include IT SEEMED LIKE NOTHING HAPPENED: AMERICA IN THE 1970S, rev. ed. (Rutgers University, 1990), KEEPING TIME: MEMORY, NOSTALGIA, AND THE ART OF HISTORY (University of Georgia Press, 1990), and AMERICANS IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR: THE ODYSSEY OF THE ABRAHAM LINCOLN BRIGADE (Stanford University Press, 1994). Carroll and his partner, author Jeannette Ferrary, live in Belmont, California.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0314580867