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Author Serrianne, Nina Esperanza, author

Title America in the nineties / Nina Esperanza Serrianne ; with a foreword by John Robert Greene
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 266 pages)
Series America in the twentieth century
America in the twentieth century.
Contents Introduction: the end of the 1980s -- America in the Gulf and Bush's limited domestic agenda, 1990-1992 -- The 1992 campaign, why Bush lost, and how Clinton won -- The domestic Clinton, 1993-1996 -- The United States and genocide -- Prosperity and poverty in an age of global capitalism -- Science and technology -- Pop culture -- Race relations -- LGBT and women's rights -- Conclusion: the Clinton administration, 1996-2000
Summary This book is a survey treatment of the 1990s. The trajectory of the narrative follows from the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This book seeks to give a voice to historically marginalized communities, while providing an overview of the 1990s. The analysis includes examinations of: the end of the 1980s, America's War in the Gulf, Bush's domestic agenda; The 1992 Campaign, Clinton's domestic agenda; The United States and genocide; globalization; science and technology; pop culture; race relations; LGBT and women's right; and the scandals of the Clinton Administration. The book strikes the balance between providing an analysis of the 1990s, while providing the reader with basic key information about the decade. This book is one of the first of its kind to examine the whole decade and while providing an analysis on a multitude of subjects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page xii) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Nineteen nineties.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-1993.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0815653085 (electronic bk.)
9780815653080 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)