The Rough Guide History of the USA
Rough Guides, 2004 - Počet stran: 418
The USA has become the wealthiest and most powerful nation on earth, and the Rough Guide Historygives you a full overview of the country's remarkable evolution, in accessible style and handy format. Covering everything from the beginnings of human settlement to the aftermath of September 11, it features a continuous time-line, plus sidebars on Benjamin Franklin, Henry Ford, Malcolm X, the Iran-Contra affair and many other figures and topics. Illustrated throughout, and packed with illuminating quotations, the Rough Guide Historyis a vital reference for travellers and students alike.
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The COOnial era
ReVOlution and independence
The young Republic
The Civil War
The Great War and the Great
From World War to COld War
From Kennedy to Carter
The US Since 1981
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