Franklin

The unfinished journey : America since World War II / William H. Chafe.

Author/Creator:
Chafe, William Henry.
Edition:
7th ed.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 626 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-.
Contents:
The war years
Origins of the Cold War
Truman and the Cold War
"The other half of the walnut" : social reform and activism in the postwar years
The paradox of change : American society in the postwar years
The civil rights movement : "The gods bring threads to webs begun"
John F. Kennedy : the reality and the myth
LBJ : the trial of consensus
Vietnam : the early years
"Lyndon's war"
Coming apart at home
1968
"Bringing us together"
An era of political malaise
A divided culture, a divided society
The Reagan years
The 1990s : a referendum on the post-World War II years
2000 and beyond
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780199760251 (alk. paper)
019976025X (alk. paper)
OCLC:
649927334
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