12 Great Clashes That Shaped Modern America looks at twelve of America's most vivid and influential ideological confrontations, creating a compelling portrait of the issues that have come to define this country's identity. Arthur and Broesamle tell the story of these battles of ideas through the lens of personality.
The complex character of our nation is revealed through the ideas and emotions that motivated some of America's most compelling national figures, including Booker T. Washington, John Muir, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Betty Friedan and Sandra Day O'Connor.
Ownership of America
Railway strike of 1894
Equal rights for blacks
America's global responsibility
The welfare state
The atomic bomb
The pentagon papers and impeachment of Nixon
The Korean War
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Anthony Arthur teaches English and his coauthor, John Broesamle, teaches history, both at California State University at Northridge. Arthur is also author of Literary Feuds: A Century of Celebrated Quarrels, From Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe and Bushmasters, America's Jungle Warriors of World War II.
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Book Description Longman, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110321418263
Book Description Longman, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0321418263