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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon||Y 973 HIS TS (Text)||34330513038340||Juvenile - Teacher Collection||Available||-|
|Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale||973.92 HAK (Text)||70743000134357||Adult Non-Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780199735020
- ISBN: 0199735026
- ISBN: 9780199735532 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 0199735530 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 297 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 4th ed.
- Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, c2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-285) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Preface: About democracy and struggles -- Feature: Building America -- The making of a president -- A major leaguer -- A (very short) history of Russia -- A curtain of iron -- The Marshall Plan -- Feature: Israel and an American peacemaker -- A "lost" election -- Spies -- Tail Gunner Joe -- Liking Ike -- Houses, kids, cars, and fast food -- French Indochina -- Separate but unequal -- Feature: Jim Crow in the far north -- Linda Brown, and others -- Feature: Getting integrated -- MLKs, Senior and Junior -- Rosa Parks was tired -- Three boys and six girls -- Passing the torch -- Feature: A solitary child -- Being president isn't easy -- Some brave children meet a roaring bull -- Standing with Lincoln -- The president's number -- LBJ -- The biggest vote in history -- Salt and pepper the kids -- A King gets a prize and goes to jail -- From Selma to Montgomery -- War in southeast Asia -- Feature: An unwilling guest at the Hanoi Hilton -- Lyndon in trouble -- Feature: A farming village in Vietnam -- Friedan, Schlafly, and friends -- As important as the cotton gin -- Picking and picketing -- "These are times that try men's souls" -- Feature: Civil rights for Native Americans -- Up to the mountain -- A new kind of power -- The counterculture rocks -- Nixon: Vietnam, China, and Watergate -- Feature: Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo -- A congressman and a peanut farmer -- Taking a leading role -- Living on the edge -- The end of the cold war -- A quilt, not a blanket -- Feature: The new technology -- Is it me or we? -- Feature: Picturing ourselves -- The land that never has been yet -- A boy from Hope -- Politics and values -- Feature: Covering up...or just plain lying -- Electing the 21st century's first president -- Of colleges and courts -- Big ideas -- Feature: Watch that briefcase! -- Catastrophe, war, and a new century -- New York and the American way -- War in Iraq -- Blowing in the wind -- The Iraq war continues -- A very brief history of a very complex place -- The great panic -- Both lucky and ready -- Feature: Joining the Supremes -- Where are we going? It's up to us -- Feature: A call to action -- Chronology of events.
|Summary, etc.:|| Journey through American life from the end of World War II to the present. From Truman, an 'accidental' president whose grandparents remembered the Civil War; to contemporary American history with its wars and wonders. Discusses the democratic potential of the information age never losing sight of the American promise of freedom and equality for all.
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