American Empire

The Rise of a Global Power, the Democratic Revolution at Home 1945-2000
Product Number: EB00384982
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101583777
Publisher: Penguin Books
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A compelling look at the movements and developments that propelled America to world dominance In this landmark work, acclaimed historian Joshua Freeman has created an epic portrait of a nation both galvanized by change and driven by conflict. Beginning in 1945, the economic juggernaut awakened by World War II transformed a country once defined by its regional character into a uniform and cohesive power and set the stage for the United States' rise to global dominance. Meanwhile, Freeman locates the profound tragedy that has shaped the path of American civic life, unfolding how the civil rights and labor movements worked for decades to enlarge the rights of millions of Americans, only to watch power ultimately slip from individual citizens to private corporations. Moving through McCarthyism and Vietnam, from the Great Society to Morning in America, Joshua Freeman's sweeping story of a nation's rise reveals forces at play that will continue to affect the future role of American influence and might in the greater world.

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Author(s): Joshua Freeman
Original Publish Date: Aug 02, 2012

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Author(s): Joshua Freeman
Narrator(s): Don Hagen
Genre: History
Product Number Z100154672
Released: Sep 06, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Gildan Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781469054537

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