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9 Line drawings, black and white; 44 Halftones, color; 13 Halftones, black and white; 16 Tables, color
7th New edition
Table Of Contents
List of plates. List of figures. List of tables. Preface and acknowledgements. Chronology of significant dates in American history 1. The American context 2. The country 3. The people: settlement and immigration 4. The people: women and minorities 5. Religious culture 6. Political institutions: the federal government 7. Political institutions: state and local government 8. Foreign policy 9. The legal system 10. The economy 11. Social services 12. Education 13. The media 14. Arts, sports and leisure cultures. Appendices. Index.
David Mauk is Professor Emeritus of North American Area Studies at the University of Oslo, Norway, and is the author of The Colony that Rose from the Sea: Norwegian Maritime Migration and Community in Brooklyn (1997) and many articles on American politics, immigration and ethnicity, including chapters in E Pluribus Unum or E Pluribus Plura? Unity and Diversity in American Culture (2011), Norwegian American Women (2011), and Norwegian-American Essays (2014, 2015). John Oakland is the author of British Civilization (2015, now in its eighth edition), Irish Civilization (2012, with Arthur Aughey), Contemporary Britain (2001) and British Civilization: A Student's Dictionary (2003, second edition). He is a former Associate Professor in English at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.