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Author: Glenn C Altschuler; Stuart M Blumin
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Series: Pivotal moments in American history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On rare occasions in American history, Congress enacts a measure so astute, so far-reaching, so revolutionary, it enters the language as a metaphor. The Marshall Plan comes to mind, as does the Civil Rights Act. But perhaps none resonates in the American imagination like the G.I. Bill. In a brilliant addition to Oxford's acclaimed Pivotal Moments in American History series, historians Glenn C. Altschuler and Stuart  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Altschuler, Glenn C.
GI Bill.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008052714
(OCoLC)255902882
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn C Altschuler; Stuart M Blumin
ISBN: 9780199720422 0199720428 9780195182286 0195182286
OCLC Number: 352900594
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 246 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: The roots of the GI Bill --
The GI Bill --
Fall from grace --
Scandal and the GI Bill --
African-American veterans --
Housing --
Higher education.
Series Title: Pivotal moments in American history.
Other Titles: G.I. Bill
Responsibility: Glenn C. Altschuler, Stuart M. Blumin.

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