A Time of Paradox: America Since 1890 by Glen Jeansonne

By Glen Jeansonne

In this vigorous and provocative synthesis, exceptional historian Glen Jeansonne explores the folk and occasions that formed the USA within the 20th century. finished in scope, A Time of Paradox deals a balanced examine the political, diplomatic, social and cultural advancements of the final century whereas targeting the various and infrequently contradictory human reviews that characterised this dynamic interval.

Designed with the scholar in brain, this cogent textual content presents the hottest research on hand, supplying perception into the divisive election of 2004, the conflict on Terror and the Gulf Coast hurricanes. noticeable biographies on figures starting from Samuel Insull to Madonna provide scholars a extra custom-made view of the lads and ladies who motivated American society over the last hundred years.

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