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Rethinking the American Antinuclear Movement provides a short, accessible overview of this important social and political movement, highlighting key events and figures, the strengths and weaknesses of the activists, and its lasting effects on the country.
Elizabeth Faue reconsiders the varied strains of the labor movement, situating them within the context of rapidly transforming twentieth-century American society to show how these efforts have formed a political and social movement that has shaped the trajectory of American life. Rethinking the American Labor Movement is indispensable reading for scholars and students interested in American labor in the twentieth century and in the interplay between labor, wealth, and power.
This essential book illustrates the important events and figures surrounding the suffrage movement; literature, art, and music; business leaders and breakthroughs; political history and office holders; advances in science and medicine; and other vital topics.
An Atlas and Survey of Latin American History provides a comprehensive, accessible introduction to both the human and physical geography of Latin America and the social, cultural, political and economic events that have defined its history.
This book is organized into sections that collectively provide the full scope of American Indian removal policies that began with the founding of the United States. It traces the evolution of federal government policies; the rhetoric of Indian removal in public debates; removal experiences; ethnic cleansing through overtly racist laws; responses to removals; and the question of land ownership in the aftermath.
This book is a valuable resource for understanding the character, development, and consequences of fascist dictatorships, analyzing the rise of fascism in Austria, Germany, Italy, Portugal, and Spain from 1919 through 1945.
The Russian Revolution in 1917 changed the course of history. This new documentary tells the story of Vladimir Lenin’s Ulyanovs and the Tsar’s Romanovs. The battle would feature assassinations, executions, and a daring seizure of power. The entire course of world history would be changed and the stage would be set for Joseph Stalin. The program features contributions from leading historians Dr Daniel Beer, Frances Welch, Professor Donald Rayfield, Dr Helen Rappaport, and Victor Sebestyen.
The Wiley International Handbook of History Teaching and Learning draws on contributions from an international panel of experts. Their writings explore the growth the field has experienced in the past three decades and offer observations on challenges and opportunities for the future.