This course is a survey of American history from the Civil War era to the present. Topics include industrialization, immigration, the Great Depression, the major American wars, the Cold War, and social conflict.
Ideal for history majors, nonhistory majors taking history courses, as well as general readers, this book provides not only the primary documents and artifacts of ordinary people in history, but also annotations that help the reader put them into context and grasp their deeper meaning.
Covering the major monotheistic religions--Christianity, Judaism, and Islam--as well as selected Eastern religions and Bahá'í, Zoroastrianism, and Mormonism, this cross-cultural book offers excerpts of sacred texts and interprets passages to enable a deeper understanding of these religious writings.
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The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz--an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis.
After WWII, millions of lost and homeless POWs, slave labourers, political prisoners, and concentration camp survivors overwhelmed Germany. Soldiers attempted to repatriate them, but after exhaustive efforts there remained over a million displaced persons who had no home to which to return.
In 2008, Waltz with Bashir shocked the world by presenting a bracing story of war in what seemed like the most unlikely of formats--an animated film. Yet as Donna Kornhaber shows in this pioneering new book, the relationship between animation and war is actually as old as film itself.
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Dissent and Protest (1635-2017) by Aaron John GulyasDissent & Protest studies crucial documents from various protests, dissents, revolts, riots, and revolutions throughout American history, from the American Revolution to the Black Lives Matter Movement of today. More than eighty primary source documents are analyzed and discussed on issues including the American Revolution, Native American dissent, women's rights, worker's rights, abolition, slave rebellions, state rights, political and war protests, the Whiskey Rebellion, racism, poverty, and civil rights. Each work features a summary overview, defining moment, author biography, document analysis, and essential themes. An historical timeline and bibliography of important supplemental readings further supports readers in understanding the broader historical events covered.
Milestone Documents of American Leaders, Revised Edition by Salem Press Editors (Editor); Paul Finkelman (Editor)This new four volume set pairs primary source texts with expert analysis by esteemed historians. Here, the lives of notable Americans are illuminated through an in-depth study of primary source texts that made them exceptional. From presidents, jurists, and legislators to influential private citizens both past and present, Milestone Documents of American Leaders features important primary source documents written by the people who shaped the nation-and crucial scholarly analysis to help the documents come alive.
Defining Documents in American History: 1910s by Michael Shally-Jensen (Editor)From 1910 to 1919, the United States saw its status as a world superpower escalate-a status confirmed by the end of World War I in 1918. This new addition to the Defining Documents series profiles these formative years in modern American history, providing careful, close analysis of over forty important documents from the era.
Call Number: General Collection, E 756 .A19 2016, Rowan-Cabarrus North Campus
Publication Date: 2016-09-27
Defining Documents in American History: The 1970s (1970-1979) by Salem Press Editors; Michael Shally-Jensen (Editor)This important resource provides students and researchers new insights into the 1970s in the U.S., through an in-depth analysis of forty important primary source documents and their lasting effect on American history. An historical timeline and bibliography of supplemental readings will support readers in understanding the broader historical events and subjects in the period. An introduction for each of the major subjects covered in this title considers the significant of document analysis for students and educators.
Call Number: General Collection, E 855 .A19 2016, Rowan-Cabarrus North Campus