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Title:
The unfinished journey : America since World War II
Author:
Chafe, William H., 1942-
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Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Physical Description:
xii, 596 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780195150483

9780195150490
Format :
Book

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Summary

This popular and classic text chronicles America's roller-coaster journey through the decades since World War II. Considering both the paradoxes and the possibilities of post-war America, Chafe portrays the significant cultural and political themes which have colored our country's past andpresent, including issues of race, class, gender, foreign policy, and economic and social reform. Chafe examines such subjects as the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights movement, the origins and the end of the Cold War, the culture of the 1970s, the Reagan years, the Clinton presidency, and the events ofSeptember 11th and their aftermath.


Author Notes

William H. Chafe, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Duke University.