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Published: 14 September 2018

816 Pages

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190909970

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Of the People

A History of the United States, Volume II: Since 1865, with Sources

Fourth Edition

Michael McGerr, Jan Ellen Lewis, James Oakes, Nick Cullather, Mark Summers, Camilla Townsend, Karen M. Dunak, and Jeanne Boydston

Of the People: A History of the United States, Fourth Edition, does more than tell the history of America--of its people and places, of its dealings and ideals. It also unfolds the story of American democracy, carefully marking how this country's evolution has been anything but certain, from its complex beginnings to its modern challenges.

New to this Edition:

  • New features throughout: fourteen new American Portrait, five new American Landscape, ten new America and the World, three new Struggles for Democracy features
  • More than thirty new primary sources
  • To improve narrative flow and to better align with syllabi, the number of Gilded Age chapters has been reduced from three to two
  • New and revised coverage throughout
  • A revised and significantly expanded Chapter 30: "A Nation Transformed, The Twenty-First Century" (formerly the Epilogue), that covers events since 2000
  • Numerous new photos

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