This highly readable introductory guide provides a lucid and authoritative account of the course of American history, discussing political, social, economic and cultural developments. For this thoroughly revised and expanded new edition, Philip Jenkins reviews the events of the last five years in a new final chapter. There is more in-depth discussion of the post-9/11 international crises, a discussion of the 2004 presidential election, and an examination of recent political and cultural crises, including the effects of Hurricane Katrina.
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Author Biography - Philip Jenkins
PHILIP JENKINS is Distinguished Professor of History and Religious Studies at Pennsylvania State University, USA.