A Time of Paradox: America Since 1890 by Glen Jeansonne

By Glen Jeansonne

In this vigorous and provocative synthesis, exotic historian Glen Jeansonne explores the folk and occasions that formed the US within the 20th century. finished in scope, A Time of Paradox deals a balanced examine the political, diplomatic, social and cultural advancements of the final century whereas concentrating on the various and occasionally contradictory human reports that characterised this dynamic interval.

Designed with the scholar in brain, this cogent textual content offers the hottest research to be had, supplying perception into the divisive election of 2004, the warfare on Terror and the Gulf Coast hurricanes. sizeable biographies on figures starting from Samuel Insull to Madonna provide scholars a extra customized view of the boys and girls who motivated American society over the last hundred years.

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