This history of America8217;s recent past focuses on the importance of the United States8217; interaction with the outside world and includes detailed accounts of the presidencies of Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush.
Provides160;a substantial account of the dramatic history of America since 1980, covering the Reagan years, the Clinton presidency, the impact of 9/11, the War on Terror, and the election of Barack Obama
Based on both secondary and primary resources, and includes research taken from newspapers, magazines, official documents, and memoirs
Written by a distinguished contemporary historian and a leading historian of the United States
Discusses the growing fragmentation of American society and the increasing distance between rich and poor under the impact of public policies and global forces