5 edition of American political and social history. found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||E178 .F282 1952|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||984|
|LC Control Number||52010014|
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Pages in category "American political books" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().(previous page) (). Unparalleled coverage of U.S. political development through a unique chronological framework. Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. With contributions from scholars in the fields of history and political science, this seven-volume set.
A concise edition of Scribner's American Social History, which seeks to examine the essence of American life, ranging in scope from the native peoples of pre-colonial America, to contemporary culture of consumption, providing a picture of Author: Eric Novotny. Eric Foner's The Story of American Freedom sounds like it's a right-wing, my-country-right-or-wrong opus, but it's actually a tour of American political/social/cultural history organized around the concept of freedom and liberty. It's a masterful take on the Big Picture of U. S. history.
Sin, redemption, and sacrifice.
Mandatory minimum sentencing laws -- the issues
Three essays on the theory and practice of defence procurement
The Anatomy of an Invention: From Conception to Marketing
Levels and empty categories in a principles and parametersapproach to parsing
Le tombeau dAnacreon
Dancing: artistic and social.
The Season: A Social History of the Debutante When Consuelo Vanderbilt of the wealthy American Vanderbilt family married the Duke of Marlborough inshe. While other resources focus on different aspects of the 19th century, such as the Civil War or immigration, this is the first truly comprehensive treatment to cover all aspects of 19th-century history including: population, politics and government, economy and work, society and culture, religion, social problems and reform, everyday life and foreign : Eric Novotny.
High school courses for students, teachers, home-schoolers, and history lovers. Learn More. Our site contains thousands of individual pages covering all aspects of U.S.
History. You can use the search feature at the top of the page, or browse one of the following topic headings: Historic Documents. Students & Teachers. More to Explore. In American Political History: A Very Short Introduction, Donald Critchlow takes on this contradiction between original theory and actual practice.
This brief, accessible book explores the nature of the two-party system, key turning points in American political history, representative presidential and congressional elections, struggles to /5(10).
A Reading Guide for Those in Despair About American Politics Nearly three dozen book recommendations to help make sense of the state of U.S. democracy, from. American political & social history Unknown Binding – January 1, by Harold Underwood Faulkner (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: Harold Underwood Faulkner. Special Collections has many materials related to American social and political history, many of them related to news and journalism.
The collection is particularly strong in the s and s: in addition to mimeographed political pamphlets by New Left and radical organizations, the collections also include campus and national newspapers from the alternative press. Jessica Wang works on nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S.
history and has pursued a wide range of interests related to the history of science and medicine, U.S. political and intellectual history, political theory, urban and social history, and the history of U.S.
foreign relations. Her recently completed book manuscript, "Mad Dogs and Other. Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character ©, pages Cloth $ ISBN: Also available as an e-book. For information on purchasing the book—from bookstores or here online—please go to the webpage for Made in America.
American Experience: The Secret of Tuxedo Park DVD + Book Combo,In the fall ofBritish Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his country's most valuable military secret - a revolutionary radar component - to a Wall Street tycoon, Alfred Lee Loomis.
This is the untold story of an eccentric Wall Street tycoon and the circle of scientific geniuses he assembled before World War II to. In Pursuit of Unity, Michael Perman presents a comprehensive analysis of the South's political history.
In the s, the region endured almost continuous political crisis--nullification, secession. User Review - Flag as inappropriate Christianity in South Africa: A Political, Social, and Cultural History Writing this review as someone that grew up in South Africa and studied SA Church History for the last 30 years, there are numerous factual mistakes in the book, especially in terms of the Dutch Reformed churches in South AFrica.
Names are used incorrectly, assumptions are made which are Reviews: 2. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Faulkner, Harold Underwood, American political & social history.
New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts . Get this from a library. The encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War: a political, social, and military history. [Spencer Tucker; James R Arnold; Roberta Wiener; Paul G Pierpaoli, Jr.; Thomas W Cutrer; Pedro Santoni;] -- This user-friendly encyclopedia comprises a wide array of accessible yet detailed entries that address the military, social, political, cultural, and economic aspects of the.
An award-winning and highly recommended comprehensive reference set on the political, social, and military aspects of the American Civil War. The Encyclopedia of the American Civil War is the most comprehensive reference set ever compiled on this pivotal confrontation.
Its five oversized volumes, rich with illustrations, maps, and primary source documents, offer more than 1, authoritative. Though the book appears to be a work that focuses on American foreign policy, it also shines a light on American social and cultural history. A chapter entitled, “Al, Fred, and Homer’s America – and Mine!” provides insights into American society in the late s and 50s through movies and social class issues.
Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of the American Civil War: a political, social, and military history. [David Stephen Heidler; Jeanne T Heidler; David J Coles;] -- "The editors have compiled a comprehensive source that provides a first-stop reference on broad areas or specific topics on the Civil War.
The contemporary photographs and lithographs bring the human. Pages in category "Political book publishing companies" The following 48 pages are in this category, out of 48 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). In the last twenty-five years, the field of political history has been reenergized by drawing on the insights and methodologies of other subfields and disciplines such as social history, intellectual history, cultural studies, urban studies, and law.
The Italian Americans: A History (Hardcover),This gorgeous companion book to the PBS series illuminates an important, overlooked part of American history. In this richly researched, beautifully designed and illustrated volume, Maria Laurino strips away stereotypes and nostalgia to tell the complicated, centuries-long story of the true Italian-American experience.
A History of American Political Theory is a comprehensive attempt to understand the full sweep of American political thought since the founding.
Working within the liberal-progressive tradition, Merriam reviewed American political history in its entirety, from the founding down to his own day. He was not out to reduce political thought to a single element such as economics alone; his aim was. The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War A Political, Social, and Military History.
by Spencer C. Tucker, Editor. The Mexican-American War was a tremendously important conflict in both the United States and Mexico's history. The war directly contributed to the sectional crisis and American Civil War in the United States because it raised.THE PRESIDENT'S FIRST YEAR: None Were Prepared, Some Never Learned--Why the Only School for Presidents Is the Presidency.