In this new edition, the author updates the discussion of cultural and political issues. He examines the proliferation of the underclasses and the persistence of race as a factor in American life. On the political front, he examines the 1992 presidential elections, the Perot phenomenon and the rise of the independent third party as a major force in presidential politics. Finally, he discusses the effects that the ending of the Cold War has had on US politics.
History, Americas, United-States,