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Events that changed America in the twentieth century

Author: John E Findling; Frank W Thackeray
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Series: '">Greenwood Press "Events that changed America" series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unprecedented changes mark the American experience in the twentieth century - global and "contained" wars, great technological innovations, and enormous social changes. To help students better understand the major developments in this tumultuous century and our future direction as a nation, it is imperative to reflect on the century's seminal events and their lasting impact. Designed for students, this unique  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Events that changed America in the twentieth century.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996
(OCoLC)604855499
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John E Findling; Frank W Thackeray
ISBN: 0313290806 9780313290800
OCLC Number: 33243925
Description: xi, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Progressivism, 1901-1914 : interpretative essay / Laura Hague --
World War I, 1914-1918 : interpretative essay / Jacob Vander Meulen --
The Great Depression, 1929-c.1939 : interpretative essay / Anders Greenspan --
World War II, 1939-1945 : interpretative essay / Larry Thornton --
The Cold War, c.1946-1991 : interpretative essay / David Mayers --
The development of atomic energy, 1945-1995 : interpretative essay / James W. Kunetka --
The rise of television, c.1948-1995 : interpretative essay / James E. St. Clair --
The civil rights movement, c.1954-present : interpretative essay / Thomas Clarkin --
The Vietnam War, c.1950-1975 : interpretative essay / Jerry A. Pattengale --
The Reagan revolution, 1981-1989 : interpretative essay / John Robson.
Series Title: Greenwood Press "Events that changed America" series.
Responsibility: edited by John E. Findling & Frank W. Thackeray.

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