Oxford Companion to United States History
Illuminates not only America's political, diplomatic, and military history, but also social, cultural, and intellectual trends; science, technology, & medicine; the arts; & religion. Includes familiar heroes, as well as scientists, writers, radicals, sports figures, & religious leaders. Illuminates events, Supreme Court decisions, landmark legislation, social movements, influential books, ideologies & natural disasters that have shaped the U.S. Addresses the totality of the American experience.