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Published: 11 July 2014

672 Pages | 33 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199347995

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The Unfinished Journey

America Since World War II

Eighth Edition

William H. Chafe

Brilliantly written by a prize-winning historian, The Unfinished Journey, Eighth Edition, considers both the paradoxes and the possibilities of postwar America. William H. Chafe portrays the significant cultural and political themes that have colored our country's past and present, including issues of race, class, gender, foreign policy, and economic and social reform.

New to this Edition:

  • A revised discussion on President Kennedy, focusing particularly on his foreign policy with the Soviet Union and Cuba and his assassination
  • A detailed look at the impact of President Clinton's marriage on the politics of the 1990s
  • A new chapter on President Obama's administration, assessing his promises and the realities that he encountered