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By William Barney

ISBN-10: 0470998474

ISBN-13: 9780470998472

ISBN-10: 0631209859

ISBN-13: 9780631209850

A significant other to 19th-Century America is an authoritative evaluation of present historiographical advancements and significant issues within the historical past of nineteenth-century the US. Twenty-seven students, all experts of their personal thematic parts, research the major debates and historiography. A thematic and chronological association brings jointly the key time sessions, politics, the Civil battle, economic system, and social and cultural background of the 19th century. Written with the final reader in brain, each one essay surveys the historic study, the rising matters, and assesses the long run path of scholarship.

  • Complete assurance of the entire significant issues and present debates in nineteenth-century US historical past assessing the kingdom of the scholarship and destiny issues.
  • 24 unique essays by way of prime specialists in nineteenth-century American heritage entire with up to date bibliographies.
  • Chronological and thematic association covers either conventional and modern fields of analysis - politics, classes, economic system, classification formation, ethnicity, gender roles, areas, tradition and ideas.

Content:
Chapter One Early nationwide Politics and gear, 1800–1824 (pages 5–18): Robert M. S. McDonald
Chapter The Jacksonian period, 1825–1844 (pages 19–32): Jonathan Atkins
Chapter 3 The Sectionalization of Politics, 1845–1860 (pages 33–46): John Ashworth
Chapter 4 Civil battle and Reconstruction, 1861–1877 (pages 47–60): Vernon Burton
Chapter 5 The Gilded Age, 1878–1900 (pages 61–72): Robert W. Cherny and William L. Barney
Chapter Six American legislations within the 19th Century (pages 73–85): John E. Semonche
Chapter Seven American growth, 1800–1867 (pages 89–103): John M. Belohlavek
Chapter 8 the worldwide Emergence of the us, 1867–1900 (pages 104–117): Eric Rauchway
Chapter 9 The Emergence of a marketplace financial system sooner than 1860 (pages 119–138): Stanley L. Engerman and Robert E. Gallman
Chapter Ten Industrialization and the increase of enterprises, 1860–1900 (pages 139–151): David B. Sicilia
Chapter 11 Urbanization (pages 152–163): Timothy J. Gilfoyle
Chapter Twelve the improvement of the operating sessions (pages 164–177): Kevin Kenny
Chapter 13 The Evolution of the center classification (pages 178–191): Cindy S. Aron
Chapter Fourteen African americans (pages 193–208): Donald R. Wright
Chapter Fifteen Native?American heritage (pages 209–222): Michael D. eco-friendly and Theda Perdue
Chapter 16 Gender and the altering Roles of girls (pages 223–237): Laura F. Edwards
Chapter Seventeen Immigration and Ethnicity (pages 238–254): Nora Faires
Chapter Eighteen The South: From previous to New (pages 255–271): Stephen W. Berry
Chapter Nineteen the center West (pages 272–285): Andrew R. L. Cayton
Chapter Twenty The Relational West (pages 286–300): Molly P. Rozum
Chapter Twenty?One The Communications Revolution and pop culture (pages 301–316): David Hochfelder
Chapter Twenty?Two examining American faith (pages 317–333): Catherine A. Brekus
Chapter Twenty?Three technological know-how and know-how (pages 334–344): Alan I. Marcus
Chapter Twenty?Four A History/Historiography of Representations of the US (pages 345–358): Barbara Groseclose

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Sellers, Charles (1991) The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815±1846. New York: Oxford University Press. Shade, William G. (1972) Banks or No Banks: the Money Issue in Western Politics, 1832±1865. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. Sharp, James Roger (1970) The Jacksonians versus the Banks: Politics in the States after the Panic of 1837. New York: Columbia University Press. Thornton III, J. Mills (1978) Politics and Power in a Slave Society: Alabama, 1800±1860. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.

McCormick's The Second American Party System: Party Formation in the Jacksonian Era (1966). In this book, McCormick directed historians to consider the parties as institutions with their own dynamics rather than as organizations based upon principles or as the expression of either popular or special interests. Using traditional sources and drawing on the work of political scientist Maurice Duverger, McCormick argued that the Whig and Democratic organizations were ``above all electoral machines, engaged in nominating candidates'' (1966: 4) whose goal to win elections took precedence over class or group interests.

1966) The Second American Party System: Party Formation in the Jacksonian Era. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. Meyers, Marvin (1957) The Jacksonian Persuasion: Politics and Belief. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Pessen, Edward (1985) Jacksonian America: Society, Personality, Politics. : University of Illinois Press. Remini, Robert V. (1976) The Revolutionary Age of Andrew Jackson. New York: Harper and Row. Schlesinger Jr, Arthur M. (1945) The Age of Jackson. Boston: Little, Brown and Co.

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