A Time of Paradox: America from the Cold War to the Third Millennium, 1945-Present

A Time of Paradox: America from the Cold War to the Third Millennium, 1945-Present

By: Glen Jeansonne (author)Paperback

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In this lively and provocative synthesis, distinguished historian Glen Jeansonne explores the people and events that shaped America in the decades since World War II. Comprehensive in scope, A Time of Paradox offers a balanced look at the political, diplomatic, social and cultural developments of the post-war period, while focusing on the diverse and sometimes contradictory human experiences that characterized this dynamic era.

About Author

Glen Jeansonne is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He is the author of Women of the Far Right: The Mothers' Movement and World War II, Transformation and Reaction: America, 1921-1945 and Gerald L. K. Smith: Minister of Hate.


Prologue Part I: An Era of Uncertainty, 1945-1968 Chapter 1: The Fair Deal and the Cold War, 1945-1952 Chapter 2: Peace and Peril, 1953-1960 Chapter 3: The Affluent Society Chapter 4: Cultural Dissent Chapter 5: New Frontiers, New Anxieties at Home, 1961-1968 Chapter 6: Foreign Anxieties, 1961-1968 Bibliographic Essay Part II: An Era of Diversity, since 1969 Chapter 7: The Nixon Years, 1969-1974 Chapter 8: Healing and Malaise: The Ford and Carter Administrations Chapter 9: The Reagan Rebellion Chapter 10: A Culture of Diversity Chapter 11: "Can We All Get Along?": The Soul of the Nation Chapter 12: From George Bush to George W. Bush Postlude: The Presidency of George W. Bush Bibliographic Essay Epilogue: A Time of Paradox

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742533790
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9780742533790
  • weight: 472
  • ISBN10: 0742533794

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