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American empire the rise of a global power, the democratic revolution at home 1945-2000

A landmark history of postwar America and the second volume in the Penguin History of the United States series In this momentous work, acclaimed labor historian Joshua B. Freeman presents an epic portrait of the United States in the latter half of the twentieth century, revealing a nation galvanized by change even as conflict seethed within its borders. Beginning in 1945, he charts the astounding rise of the labor movement and its pitched struggle with the bastions of American capitalism in the 1940s and '50s, untangling the complicated threads between the workers' agenda and that of the civil rights and women's movements.Through the lens of civil rights, the Cold War struggle, and the labor movement, American Empire teaches us something profound about our past while illuminating the issues that continue to animate American political discourse today.

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  • "A landmark history of postwar America and the second volume in the Penguin History of the United States series In this momentous work, acclaimed labor historian Joshua B. Freeman presents an epic portrait of the United States in the latter half of the twentieth century, revealing a nation galvanized by change even as conflict seethed within its borders. Beginning in 1945, he charts the astounding rise of the labor movement and its pitched struggle with the bastions of American capitalism in the 1940s and '50s, untangling the complicated threads between the workers' agenda and that of the civil rights and women's movements.Through the lens of civil rights, the Cold War struggle, and the labor movement, American Empire teaches us something profound about our past while illuminating the issues that continue to animate American political discourse today."@en
  • "A compelling look at the movements and developments that propelled America to world dominance beginning in 1945 and moving through McCarthyism and Vietnam, from the Great Society to Morning in America."
  • "A compelling look at the movements and developments that propelled America to world dominance beginning in 1945 and moving through McCarthyism and Vietnam, from the Great Society to Morning in America."@en

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  • "American empire, 1945-2000 : the rise of a global power, the democratic revolution at home"
  • "American empire the rise of a global power, the democratic revolution at home 1945-2000"@en
  • "American empire : The rise of a global power, the democratic revolution at home 1945-2000"
  • "American empire : the rise of a global power, the democratic revolution at home 1945-2000"
  • "American empire : the rise of a global power, the democratic revolution at home 1945-2000"@en
  • "American empire : the rise of a global power, the democratic revolution at home, 1945-2000"
  • "American empire : the rise of a global power, the democratic revolution at home, 1945-2000"@en
  • "American empire the rise of a global power, the democratic revolution at home, 1945-2000"