American Civilization: An Introduction
This third edition has been extensively revised and contains:
* integration of the multicultural aspects of America
* material on the South, and the African-American and Latino populations
* integration of material on women throughout the text
* an updated mass media chapter with more on I.T., the internet and globalization
* a chronology illustrating the major events in all topics covered
* a combined chapter on the state, local government and the political system
* full coverage of the 'frontier' concept
* more material on attitudes to the death penalty, gun control etc
* completely updated illustrations.
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Physical features and natural resources
Cultural regions in the contemporary US
Where do we go from here?
women and minorities
Bill Clinton January 2001
Roosevelt and Soviet Leader Josef Stalin
The legal system
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