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By Steven Hahn

ISBN-10: 0143121782

ISBN-13: 9780143121787

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ISBN-13: 9780670024681

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s "breathtakingly unique" (Junot Diaz) reinterpretation of the 8 a long time surrounding the Civil War. "Capatious [and] humming with ideas."  --The Boston Globe

Volume three within the Penguin historical past of the USA, edited by way of Eric Foner

In this bold tale of yank imperial conquest and capitalist improvement, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Steven Hahn takes at the traditional histories of the 19th century and gives a point of view that supplies to be as enduring because it is arguable. It starts off and results in Mexico and, all through, is internationalist in orientation. It demanding situations the political narrative of “sectionalism,” emphasizing the nationwide footing of slavery and the fight among the northeast and Mississippi Valley for continental supremacy. It areas the Civil struggle within the context of many family rebellions opposed to kingdom authority, together with these of local american citizens. It absolutely contains the trans-Mississippi west, suggesting the significance of the Pacific to the imperial imaginative and prescient of political leaders and of the west as a proving floor for later imperial initiatives abroad. It reconfigures the historical past of capitalism, insisting at the centrality of nation formation and slave emancipation to its consolidation. And it identifies a sweeping period of “reconstructions” within the late-nineteenth and early 20th centuries that concurrently laid the rules for company liberalism and social democracy. 

The period from 1830 to 1910 witnessed giant modifications in how humans lived, labored, considered themselves, and struggled to thrive. It additionally witnessed the start of financial and political associations that also form our international. From an agricultural society with a vulnerable critical executive, the us grew to become an city and business society within which executive assumed a better and larger function within the framing of social and financial lifestyles. because the e-book ends, the USA, now a world financial and political energy, encounters large war among imperial powers in Europe and a tremendous revolution on its southern border―the awesome Mexican Revolution―which jointly introduced the 19th century to a detailed whereas marking the $64000 topics of the twentieth.

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