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Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.

This reference work examines significant social movements in American history, covering each movement’s goals, tactics, and effects, as well as its successes and failures. It also examines the interrelationships among different movements and how they shaped American politics, culture, and society. Also featured are biographical portraits of leaders and key figures of the nation’s social movements, as well as a variety of original documents.

Global Social Issues, ed. , v.
Global Social Issues, ed. , v.

Global Social Issues, ed. , v.

This reference provides essential, objective information that enables students to understand and evaluate the major challenges facing human society worldwide and to foster awareness and critical thinking as 'global citizens' of the 21st century.

Social Issues in America, ed. , v.
Social Issues in America, ed. , v.

Social Issues in America, ed. , v.

This work covers hotly contested social issues in America today—everything from abortion, academic freedom, and affirmative action to consumer debt, homeland security, illegal immigration, poverty and wealth, reproductive rights, and terrorism. Each entry discusses the historical origins of a particular debate or controversy; the means for dealing with it in the past; current perspectives and arguments; and the implications for society in the near- and long-term future.

The Civil War Era and Reconstruction, ed. , v.
The Civil War Era and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

The Civil War Era and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

This work focuses on non-military aspects of life from the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861 to the end of Reconstruction in 1877, addressing themes and day-to-day events from multiple perspectives—Northerners and Southerners, slaves and freedmen; plantation owners and abolitionists; frontier settlers and factory workers; Native Americans, women, children, and immigrant groups--in politics, business, science, technology, medicine, family, religion, culture, and the arts.

The Settlement of America, ed. , v.
The Settlement of America, ed. , v.

The Settlement of America, ed. , v.

This work focuses on the settlement of the frontier and expansion of U.S. territory from the Atlantic to Pacific Ocean. It provides the most current scholarship on America’s frontier movement over the course of three centuries. A multicultural approach allows students to consider frontier settlement from multiple perspectives—of explorers and settlers, trappers and traders, Native Americans, immigrants, and women.

History

The Civil War Era and Reconstruction, ed. , v.
The Civil War Era and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

The Civil War Era and Reconstruction, ed. , v.

This work focuses on non-military aspects of life from the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861 to the end of Reconstruction in 1877, addressing themes and day-to-day events from multiple perspectives—Northerners and Southerners, slaves and freedmen; plantation owners and abolitionists; frontier settlers and factory workers; Native Americans, women, children, and immigrant groups--in politics, business, science, technology, medicine, family, religion, culture, and the arts.

The Settlement of America, ed. , v.
The Settlement of America, ed. , v.

The Settlement of America, ed. , v.

This work focuses on the settlement of the frontier and expansion of U.S. territory from the Atlantic to Pacific Ocean. It provides the most current scholarship on America’s frontier movement over the course of three centuries. A multicultural approach allows students to consider frontier settlement from multiple perspectives—of explorers and settlers, trappers and traders, Native Americans, immigrants, and women.

Nation and World

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.

This reference work examines significant social movements in American history, covering each movement’s goals, tactics, and effects, as well as its successes and failures. It also examines the interrelationships among different movements and how they shaped American politics, culture, and society. Also featured are biographical portraits of leaders and key figures of the nation’s social movements, as well as a variety of original documents.

Social Issues in America, ed. , v.
Social Issues in America, ed. , v.

Social Issues in America, ed. , v.

This work covers hotly contested social issues in America today—everything from abortion, academic freedom, and affirmative action to consumer debt, homeland security, illegal immigration, poverty and wealth, reproductive rights, and terrorism. Each entry discusses the historical origins of a particular debate or controversy; the means for dealing with it in the past; current perspectives and arguments; and the implications for society in the near- and long-term future.

Social Science

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.
Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, ed. , v.

This reference work examines significant social movements in American history, covering each movement’s goals, tactics, and effects, as well as its successes and failures. It also examines the interrelationships among different movements and how they shaped American politics, culture, and society. Also featured are biographical portraits of leaders and key figures of the nation’s social movements, as well as a variety of original documents.

Global Social Issues, ed. , v.
Global Social Issues, ed. , v.

Global Social Issues, ed. , v.

This reference provides essential, objective information that enables students to understand and evaluate the major challenges facing human society worldwide and to foster awareness and critical thinking as 'global citizens' of the 21st century.

Social Issues in America, ed. , v.
Social Issues in America, ed. , v.

Social Issues in America, ed. , v.

This work covers hotly contested social issues in America today—everything from abortion, academic freedom, and affirmative action to consumer debt, homeland security, illegal immigration, poverty and wealth, reproductive rights, and terrorism. Each entry discusses the historical origins of a particular debate or controversy; the means for dealing with it in the past; current perspectives and arguments; and the implications for society in the near- and long-term future.