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The challenge of American history

Additional essays discuss race and gender in colonial as well as modern America, the new paradigms of urban history, religious history, visual culture, public history, the new narrative history, and the meanings of national culture.
Print Book, English, 1999
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md., 1999
x, 331 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 23 cm
9780801862229, 0801862221
Contents and Contributors: An Americanist's Reprise: The Pervasive Role of Histoire Probleme in Historical Scholarship Concerning the United States since the 1960s, Michael Kammen * The Age of Discovery, Peter C. Mancall * Porous Boundaries and Shifting Borderlands: The American Experience in a New World Order, Jeanne Chase * Exploding Colonial American History: Amerindian, Atlantic, and Global Perspectives, Ian K. Steele * Beyond the Great Debates: Gender and Race in Early America, Kathleen M. Brown * Up from Exclusion: Black and White Workers, Race, and the State of Labor History, Eric Arnesen * White Cities, Linguistic Turns, and Disneylands: The New Paradigms of Urban History, Timothy J. Gilfoyle * Law and American Political Development, 1877-1938, Daniel R. Ernst * Race and Gender in Modern America, Jacqueline Jones * Faith and Morals in the United States, 1865-present, John T. McGreevy * For the Love of Stories, James Goodman * Filling in the Picture: Visual Culture, George H. Roeder, Jr * "History is a Luxury": Mrs. Thatcher, Mr. Disney, and (Public) History, Douglas Greenberg * National Culture and Communities of Descent, David A. Hollinger
Originally published as the March 1998 issue of Reviews in American history"--Title page verso