Thoroughly revised, this fourth edition of a hugely successful text provides students of American studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life.
This fourth edition covers all the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environment, government and politics, to religion, education, media and the arts.
With new illustrations and case studies, this edition of American Civilization also examines the second Gulf War, the War on Terror and the 2004 presidential election.
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List of Plates. List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface and Acknowledgements. Chronology of Significant Dates in American History 1. The American Context 2. The Country 3. The People: Settlement and Immigration 4. The People: Women and Minorities 5. Political Institutions: The Federal Government 6. Political Institutions: Local Government 7. Foreign Policy 8. The Legal System 9. The Economy 10. Social Services 11. Education 12. The Media 13. Religion 14. The Arts, Sports and Leisure. Further Reading. Websites. Appendix: Declaration of Independence in Congress, 4th July 1776. The Consititution of the United States of America and Amendments. Index
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Descrizione libro Routledge, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 4. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0415358302
Descrizione libro Routledge, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Brand New. 4th edition. 375 pages. 9.75x6.75x0.75 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria 0415358302