The United States Since 1945: A Documentary Reader
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Encompassing political, social, and cultural issues, this primary source reader allows students to hear the voices of the past, giving a richer understanding of American society since 1945.
- Comprises over 50 documents, which incorporate political, social, and cultural history and encompass the viewpoints of ordinary people as well a variety of leaders
- An extended introduction explains to students how to think and work like historians by using primary sources
- Includes both written texts and photographs
- Headnotes contextualize the documents and questions encourage students to engage critically with the sources
Johnson, David K., "The United States Since 1945: A Documentary Reader" (2009). History Faculty Book Gallery Tampa Campus. 18.