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By Glen Jeansonne

In this vigorous and provocative synthesis, unique historian Glen Jeansonne explores the folk and occasions that formed the USA within the 20th century. complete in scope, A Time of Paradox bargains a balanced examine the political, diplomatic, social and cultural advancements of the final century whereas concentrating on the various and infrequently contradictory human studies that characterised this dynamic interval.

Designed with the coed in brain, this cogent textual content offers the freshest research to be had, delivering perception into the divisive election of 2004, the struggle on Terror and the Gulf Coast hurricanes. substantive biographies on figures starting from Samuel Insull to Madonna provide scholars a extra customized view of the lads and girls who encouraged American society during the last hundred years.

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