A broad-ranging and lively introduction to all aspects of life in America which combines original insights on history, politics, sociology and cultural studies. Fully revised, the fourth edition includes analysis of the 2012 election results, and has been updated to take account of key domestic and international developments.
1. History.- 2. Land and People.- 3. Government.- 4. The Political System.- 5. Society.- 6. Religion, Education and Social Policy.- 7. Culture.- 8. The Economy.- 9. Foreign Policy.- 10. Prospects for the Twenty-First Century.