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- DescriptionIn this popular two-volume anthology of primary documents, letters, and articles participants and contemporary observers express their opinions, make observations, and reach conclusions about events and issues that affected the nation and American society as a whole. Updated throughout with new material and fresh perspectives, American Issues stimulates critical thinking and promotes active learning about American history. Students learn to relate the past to their own experience and reach conclusions on the basis of evidence.
- Author BiographyPulitzer Prize winning historian Irwin Unger has been teaching American history for over forty years on both coasts. Born and largely educated in New York, he has lived in California, Virginia, and Washington State. He is married to Debi Unger and they have five children, now all safely past their college years. Professor Unger formerly taught at California State University at Long Beach, the University of California at Davis, and New York University. He is now professor emeritus at NYU. Professor Unger's professional interests have ranged widely within American history. He has written on Reconstruction, the Progressive Era, and on the 1960s. His first book, The Greenback Era, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1965. Since then he has written The Movement: The New Left and (with Debi Unger) The Vulnerable Years, Turning Point: 1968, The Best of Intentions (about the Great Society), LBJ: A Life, The Guggenheims, A Family History. He has just completed a book on the 1960s and he and Debi Unger are working on a biography of General George C. Marshall.
- Author(s)Irwin Unger,Robert R. Tomes
- PublisherPearson Education (US)
- Date of Publication02/08/2010
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationUpper Saddle River
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPearson Education (US)
- Out-of-print date07/08/2012
- Weight524 g
- Width178 mm
- Height232 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edition Statement5th Revised edition
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