Towards a New Past
Dissenting Essays in American History

Bernstein, Barton J.
Publisher:  Vintage Books, New York, USA
Year Published:  1969  
Pages:  364pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7683

A critical look at established views of American history.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The American Revolution Seen from the Bottom Up
2. Beyond Beard
3. The Jacksonian: Paradox Lost?
4. Marxism Interpretation of the Slave South
5. The Antislavery Legacy: From Reconstruction to the NAACP
6. Urbanization, Migration, and Social Mobility in Late Nineteenth-Century America
7. American Expansion 1870-1900: The Far East
8. American Foreign Policy 1900-1921: A Second Look at the Realist Critique of American Diplomacy
9. American Foreign Relations 1920-1942
10. The New Deal: The Conservative Achievements of Liberal Reform
11. America in War and Peace: The Test of Liberalism
12. The Cultural Cold War: A Short History of the Congress for Cultural Freedom

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