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A History of US : 1918-1945.

Author: Joy Hakim
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2006.
Series: A History of US Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From woman's suffrage to Babe Ruth's home runs, from Louis Armstrong's jazz to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's four presidential terms, from the finale of one world war to the dramatic close of the second, War, Peace, and All That Jazz presents the story of some of the most exciting years in U.S. history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hakim, Joy
A History of US: War, Peace, and All That Jazz
Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO,c2006
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Hakim
ISBN: 9780199989102 0199989109 0195307380 9780195307382
OCLC Number: 1202470378
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the James Michener Prize in Writing..
Description: 1 online resource (140 p.).
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Contents --
A Note to The Reader --
Preface: War and the Start of a New Century --
1 War's End --
2 Fourteen Points --
3 Another Kind of War --
4 The Prohibition Amendment --
5 Mom, Did You Vote? --
6 Red Scare --
7 Soft-Hearted Harding --
8 Silent Cal and the Roaring Twenties --
Feature: Monkeys on Trial --
9 Everyone's Hero --
10 Only the Ball Was White --
11 American Music --
Feature: Rhapsodies in Red, White, and Blue --
Feature: Hooray for Hollywood! --
12 Hubba, Hubba, Hubble! --
Feature: Stars in Women's Eyes --
13 Space's Pioneer 14 The Lone Eagle --
15 The Prosperity Balloon --
16 Getting Rich Quickly --
17 Down and Out --
18 Economic Disaster --
19 A Boy Who Loved History --
20 How About This? --
21 A Lonely Little Girl --
22 First Lady of the World --
23 Handicap or Character Builder? --
24 Candidate Roosevelt --
25 President Roosevelt --
26 Twentieth-Century Monsters --
27 A Final Solution --
Feature: Arrival in Auschwitz --
28 War and the Scientists --
29 Fighting Wolves --
30 Pearl Harbor --
31 Taking Sides --
32 World War --
33 A Two-Front War --
34 Forgetting the Constitution --
35 A Hot Island 36 Axing the Axis --
Feature: The End of the Road --
37 Going for D-Day --
38 A Wartime Diary --
39 April in Georgia --
40 President HST --
41 A Final Journey --
42 Day by Day --
43 A Little Boy --
44 Peace --
45 Picturing History --
Chronology of Events --
More Books to Read --
A Note from the Author --
Atlas
Series Title: A History of US Ser.

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[An] exciting series... Ms. Hakim braids multiple narratives together to bring alive material long dead to children's imaginations. * The New York Times Book Review * Joy Hakim didn't rewrite Read more...

 
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