Originally published in 1933, and written by "America’s historian", James Truslow Adams, this volume tells the story of the rise of the American nation encompassing economics, religion, social change and politics from settlement to the Civil War. Due emphasis is given to the inter-connectedness of America with Europe – both in terms of cultural heritage and political and military entanglements. Extensive in size and scope and richly illustrated with half-tones and maps these volumes balance a historical narrative with philosophical interpretation whilst touching on as many aspects of American life and history as possible.
Table of Contents
1. War Comes at Last 2. The Trial By Combat 3. Behind the Lines in War Time 4. The Aftermath of War 5. We Begin to Look Forward Again 6. The Nation at Dead Centre 7. We Enter the New Era. 8. The Republic Becomes an Empire 9. The Roosevelt Era 10. The New Freedom 11. The World War 12. A Mad Decade 13. The World Crisis.
James Truslow Adams