Perspectives on the Making of America - An Introduction to U.S - Civilization
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Perspectives on the Making of America - An Introduction to U.S - Civilization

Auteur(s) : Tims Melinda
Présentation thématique documentée et rédigée en langue anglaise (niveau de langue très accessible) de la civilisation américaine, donnant à la fois les fondements historiques et culturels de cette civilisation ( les événements, personnes et phénomè...LIRE LA SUITE
Pages : 320 pages
Format : 17,5 cm x 26 cm
Poids : 0,573 kg
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Présentation thématique documentée et rédigée en langue anglaise (niveau de langue très accessible) de la civilisation américaine, donnant à la fois les fondements historiques et culturels de cette civilisation ( les événements, personnes et phénomènes qui ont contribué à façonner l'Amérique d'aujourd'hui). Classement thématique en une vingtaine de chapitres.

The United States is the world's most important political, economic and military power. In an era of increasing globalization, its influence remains predominant. However, it is not always easy to distinguish reality from stereotype, fact from fantasy…Professor Tims – both bilingual and binational – has been teaching American Studies for 20 years. She is a specialist of U.S. social history, economics and law. Perspectives on the Making of America thus uses an interdisciplinary approach to help students better understand the United States – its history, institutions, culture and contemporary society.
The text itself is both chronological and thematic – and it is written in simple, easy English. There are also original civilization documents and extensive web sites for each theme – for flexibility and further research. In addition, a " methodological guide " will help improve basic study techniques. This book is an indispensable tool for anyone interested in understanding the world's only remaining " superpower "…

SOMMAIRE
Introduction
Chapter 1. America Today : A Brief Overview
Chapter 2. Early America
Chapter 3. The American Revolution
Chapter 4. American Political Institutions
Chapter 5. The Westward Movement
Chapter 6. From the Civil War to Reconstruction
Chapter 7. American Blacks – From Slavery… to Sharecropping
Chapter 8. The Gilded Age… and the Progressive Era
Chapter 9. Immigration
Chapter 10. From the "Roaring 20's"… to the Great Depression

Chapter 11. World War II and the Cold War… Chapter 12. From the Vietnam War to Watergate
Chapter 13. Civil Rights, Radicalism, Revolution ?
Chapter 14. Feminism
Chapter 15. Neo-Conservatism
Chapter 16. The Clinton Years
Chapter 17. The American "Welfare State"
Chapter 18. The Educational System
Chapter 19. Violence in American Society
Chapter 20. Free Speech, a Free America…
Conclusion Looking Ahead…
Annexes : A. Bibliography - B. Other resources - C. Interactive feedback - D. Methodological guide_Index

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