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Historical dictionary of the Eisenhower era

Author: Burton Ira Kaufman; Diane Kaufman
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Series: Historical dictionaries of U.S. historical eras, no. 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This historical dictionary of the Eisenhower Era features hundreds of entries on the people, places, organizations and events that shaped this period of relative peace and prosperity. B. Kaufman (history, U. of Utah) has teamed with D. Kaufman, a former librarian and teacher, to present objective descriptions of cultural, political and economic forces that dominated the Korean conflict, the Cold War and the Space  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Wörterbuch
Biography
Dictionaries
History
Biography Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Burton Ira Kaufman; Diane Kaufman
ISBN: 9780810855076 0810855070 9780810862845 0810862840
OCLC Number: 243941616
Description: xxii, 283 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of U.S. historical eras, no. 11.
Responsibility: Burton I. Kaufman, Diane Kaufman.
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This historical dictionary of the Eisenhower Era features hundreds of entries on the people, places, organizations and events that shaped this period of relative peace and prosperity. B. Kaufman (history, U. of Utah) has teamed with D. Kaufman, a former librarian and teacher, to present objective descriptions of cultural, political and economic forces that dominated the Korean conflict, the Cold War and the Space Age. A chronology is also included, as are appendices that document the Eisenhower administrations and Amendments to the US Constitution made during this time.

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