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The Culture of the Cold War (The American Moment) by Stephen J. Whitfield
The Twentieth-Century American City: Problem, Promise, and Reality (The American Moment) by Jon C. Teaford1986
A House Divided: Sectionalism and Civil War, 1848-1865 (The American Moment) by Richard H. Sewell1988
Liberty Under Law: The Supreme Court in American Life (The American Moment) by William M. Wiecek1988
America's Half-Century: United States Foreign Policy in the Cold War and After by Thomas J. McCormick1989
America's Welfare State: From Roosevelt to Reagan (The American Moment) by Edward D. Berkowitz1991
And the Crooked Places Made Straight: The Struggle for Social Change in the 1960s (The American Moment) by David Chalmers1991
The Debate over Vietnam (The American Moment) by David W. Levy1991
Medicine in America: A Short History (The American Moment) by James H. Cassedy1991
The Republic of Mass Culture: Journalism, Filmmaking, and Broadcasting in America since 1941 by James L. Baughman1992
America's Right Turn: From Nixon to Clinton (The American Moment) by William C. Berman1994
The Best War Ever: America and World War II by Michael C. C. Adams1994
Uneasy Partners: Big Business in American Politics, 1945-1990 (The American Moment) by Kim McQuaid1994
Industrializing America: The Nineteenth Century by Walter Licht1995
The Jacksonian Promise: America, 1815 to 1840 (The American Moment) by Daniel Feller1995
Moralists and Modernizers: America's Pre-Civil War Reformers (The American Moment) by Steven Mintz1995
Democracy and Diplomacy: The Impact of Domestic Politics in U.S. Foreign Policy, 1789-1994 (The American Moment) by Melvin Small1996
Hollywood's High Noon: Moviemaking and Society before Television (The American Moment) by Thomas Cripps1997
New Worlds for All: Indians, Europeans, and the Remaking of Early America by Colin G. Calloway1997
Tradition Transformed: The Jewish Experience in America (The American Moment) by Gerald Sorin1997
Discontented America: The United States in the 1920s (The American Moment) by David J. Goldberg1999
Presidential Decisions for War: Korea, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf (The American Moment) by Gary R. Hess2001
America's Public Schools: From the Common School to "No Child Left Behind" by William J. Reese2005
A Commonwealth of Hope: The New Deal Response to Crisis by Alan Lawson2006

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