Major Problems in American History Volume I

Major Problems in American History  Volume I
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2011-01-01
ISBN: 9780495915133
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in American History Volume I Book Excerpt:

Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. This collection serves as the primary anthology for the introductory survey course, covering the subject's entire chronological span. Comprehensive topical coverage includes politics, economics, labor, gender, culture, and social trends. The Third Edition features greater focus on visual and cultural sources throughout. Several chapters now include images, songs and poems to give students a better feel for the time period and events under discussion. Key pedagogical elements of the Major Problems format have been retained: 15 to 16 chapters per volume, chapter introductions, headnotes, and suggested readings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Major Problems in American History Since 1945

Major Problems in American History Since 1945
Author: Robert Griffith
Publsiher: D C Heath & Company
Total Pages: 754
Release: 1992
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Major Problems in American History Volume II

Major Problems in American History  Volume II
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 546
Release: 2011-01-01
ISBN: 9781111343163
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in American History Volume II Book Excerpt:

Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces readers to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. This collection serves as a primary anthology for introductory U.S. history, covering the subject's entire chronological span. Comprehensive topical coverage includes politics, economics, labor, gender, culture, and social trends. The Third Edition features greater focus on visual and cultural sources throughout. Several chapters now include images, songs and poems to give readers a better feel for the time period and events under discussion. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Major Problems in American Business History

Major Problems in American Business History
Author: Regina Lee Blaszczyk,Philip Scranton
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Total Pages: 521
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in American Business History Book Excerpt:

Lewis Issues a Forceful Warning to Industry, 1936 5. GM Managers Work Behind Closed Doors on a Collective Bargaining Policy, 1936 6. Magazine of Wall Street Assesses Corporate Performance for Investors, 1929-1938 7. St. Louis Banker Heads the Defense Plant Corporation, 1940-1944 8. Life Celebrates Henry J. Kaiser and the U.S. Wartime Shipbuilding Program, 1942 9. Mill and Factory Explains How the Aircraft Industry Recruits Women, 1942 ESSAYS Michael A. Bernstein, Why the Great Depression Was Great Howell John Harris, GM, Chrysler, and Unionization Joel Davidson, World War II and the Birth of the Military-Industrial Complex 12. Postwar Challenges and Opportunities: The Culture of Affluence and the Cold War, 1945-1980 DOCUMENTS 1. National Association of Manufacturers Outlines a Plan for Postwar Prosperity, 1944 2. Real Estate Developers Lure Business to the Suburbs, 1948 3.A Concerned Consumer Asks a Big Businessman about the Price of a Nylon Shirt, 1950 4.U.S. News and World Report Explains What the Baby Boom Means to the Economy, 1957 5. Fortune Credits Federal Policies for the Explosion of Motels, 1959 6. Senator Hubert H. Humphrey Compares R & D Expenditures at Home and Abroad, 1962 7. Vietnam War Raises Business Hackles, 1971 ESSAYS Lizabeth Cohen, From Town Center to Shopping Center: The Reconfiguration of Marketplaces in Postwar America Bruce J. Schulman, Fortress Dixie: Defense Spending and the Rise of the Sunbelt 13. Business and the Public Interest: Corporate Responsibility for Environment, Health, and Safety, 1945-2005 DOCUMENTS 1.A Prominent Zoologist Speaks about the Threat of the Modern Economy, 1949 2. Weyerhauser Explains the Forest Industry's Practices, 1949 3. Ralph Nader Blames Detroit Carmakers for Automotive Accidents, 1965 4. Alcoa CEO Explains the Public Responsibility of Private Enterprise, 1967 5. Economist Milton Friedman Urges Business to Focus on Profits, 1970 6. Sun Oil Executives Outlines the Nation's Energy Dilemmas, 1973 7.A Lawmaker Explains the Necessity for Superfund, 1981 8. CIGNA Doctor Critiques Tobacco Advertising, 1987 9. Hawaiians Debate Airport Expansion on Maui, 1996 ESSAYS David B. Sicilia, The Corporation Under Siege Mansel G. Blackford, The Controversy over the Kahului Airport 14. The Great Transition from Manufacturing to Services, 1945-2005 DOCUMENTS 1. Economist Victor R. Fuchs Highlights the Growth of Services, 1965 2. Investment Bankers Association Predicts a Computer Boom, 1963 3. Bill Veeck Assesses Baseball's Marketing, 1963 4. Ray Kroc Explains How He Built the McDonald's Empire, 1968 5. Journalists Probe Transportation Workers' Lives in the Wake of Deregulation, 1992 6. Sam Walton, Ten Rules That Worked for Me, 1992 7.A Congressman Explores Wal-Mart's Labor Practices in the United States and Asia, 2004 ESSAYS Thomas S. Dicke, We Deliver: Domino's Pizza and the Franchising Method Richard H.K. Vietor, American Airlines Competes after Deregulation Simon Head, Inside Wal-Mart 15. American Business in the World, 1945-2005 DOCUMENTS 1, Fortune Urges Business to Export Capitalism and Democracy, 1947 2. High Labor Costs and Foreign Competition Confound Steelmakers, 1968 3. National Industrial Conference Board Assesses the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 1969 4. Pharmaceutical Giant Bristol-Myers Encounters Cultural Differences in Japan and the USSR in the 1970s 5, Time Documents the Agricultural Surplus, 1986 6. Journalist Thomas L. Friedman Describes McDonald's Global Expansion, 1996 7. Washington Think Tank Calculates NAFTA's Impact on Jobs, 2001 (table and maps) 8. USDA Reports NAFTA's Benefits to Agricultural Exports, 2001 ESSAYS Geoffrey Jones, Multinationals and Globalization Martin N. Baily and Diana Farrell, Exploding the Myths about Offshoring.

Major Problems in the History of American Families and Children

Major Problems in the History of American Families and Children
Author: Anya Jabour
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Total Pages: 548
Release: 2005
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Family & Relationships
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in the History of American Families and Children Book Excerpt:

Part of the Major Problems in American History series, this text for courses in family history or history of childhood balances its discussion of marriage and gender relations with coverage on children and childhood. Offering a thorough treatment of race, ethnicity, and class from colonial times to the present, this edition grants sustained attention to Native Americans and Latinos. Relating history to larger political events, the text narrative balances coverage of public policy toward families with coverage of the experiences of family life.

Major Problems in American History 1920 1945

Major Problems in American History  1920 1945
Author: Colin Gordon
Publsiher: Major Problems in American His
Total Pages: 491
Release: 2010-08
ISBN: 9780547149059
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in American History 1920 1945 Book Excerpt:

This collection of primary source documents and essays provides in-depth coverage of the cultural, social, political, economic, and intellectual events of the 1920-1945 era. In keeping with the proven strengths of the Major Problems series, the compelling documents are grouped with important secondary sources, accompanied by chapter introductions, selection headnotes, and suggested readings.

Major Problems in Mexican American History

Major Problems in Mexican American History
Author: Zaragosa Vargas
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Total Pages: 483
Release: 1999
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in Mexican American History Book Excerpt:

Experience, 1917-1928: Anita Edgar Jones surveys Mexican life in Chicago, 1928; Mexican immigrants in the Midwest / Z. Vargas -- Mexican Americans in the Great Depression, 1929-1941 -- Mexican Americans and World War II, 1941-1945.

Major Problems in American History

Major Problems in American History
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2011-01-01
ISBN: 1133171613
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in American History Book Excerpt:

Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. This collection serves as the primary anthology for the introductory survey course, covering the subject's entire chronological span. Comprehensive topical coverage includes politics, economics, labor, gender, culture, and social trends. The Third Edition features greater focus on visual and cultural sources throughout. Several chapters now include images, songs and poems to give students a better feel for the time period and events under discussion. Key pedagogical elements of the Major Problems format have been retained: 15 to 16 chapters per volume, chapter introductions, headnotes, and suggested readings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Major Problems in American History

Major Problems in American History
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2016-01-01
ISBN: 130588681X
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in American History Book Excerpt:

Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. This collection serves as the primary anthology for the introductory survey course, covering the subject’s entire chronological span. Comprehensive topical coverage includes politics, economics, labor, gender, culture, and social trends. The fourth edition has been revised to reflect two new historiographical trends: the emergence of the history of religion as an exceptionally lively field and the internationalization of American history. Several chapters include images, songs, and poems to give students a better “feel” for the time period and events under discussion. Key pedagogical elements of the Major Problems format have been retained: 15 to 16 chapters per volume, chapter introductions, headnotes, and suggested readings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Major Problems in the History of American Technology

Major Problems in the History of American Technology
Author: Merritt Roe Smith,Gregory K. Clancey
Publsiher: D C Heath & Company
Total Pages: 524
Release: 1998
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in the History of American Technology Book Excerpt:

This entry in the Major Problems in American History series examines the history of technology in America, from colonial times to the present. Each of the 14 chapters contains an introduction, secondary readings, documents, headnotes, and suggested readings.

Major Problems in the History of the American South

Major Problems in the History of the American South
Author: Sally G. McMillen,Elizabeth Hayes Turner,Paul Escott
Publsiher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2012
ISBN: 9780547228334
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in the History of the American South Book Excerpt:

Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces readers to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. The collection of essays and documents in MAJOR PROBLEMS IN THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SOUTH provides a comprehensive view of the culture of the American South as well as its political, social, and economic history. The documents are grouped with important secondary sources, accompanied by chapter introductions, selection headnotes, and suggested readings.

Major Problems in American Constitutional History

Major Problems in American Constitutional History
Author: Kermit Hall,Timothy S. Huebner
Publsiher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Total Pages: 580
Release: 2010
ISBN: 9780618543335
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in American Constitutional History Book Excerpt:

Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the Major Problems series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in US history.This collection, designed to be the primary anthology for the introductory survey course, covers the entire chronological span of Constitutional history.Tracing the historical development of American constitutional thought, the Second Edition of this anthology presents the documents critical to constitutional development, including actual legal texts as well as the reactions of prominent legal minds.

Major Problems in African American History Loose Leaf Version

Major Problems in African American History  Loose Leaf Version
Author: Barbara Krauthamer,Chad Williams
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2017-01-27
ISBN: 1337516090
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in African American History Loose Leaf Version Book Excerpt:

Krauthamer and Williams' text introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays and is designed to encourage critical thinking about the history and culture of African Americans. Updated to cover a wider geographic scope that includes the western United States and other parts of the Diaspora, as well as the newest scholarship in the field, the second edition presents a carefully selected group of readings organized to allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Major Problems in Asian American History

Major Problems in Asian American History
Author: Lon Kurashige,Alice Yang
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2015-07-06
ISBN: 1305855604
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in Asian American History Book Excerpt:

Designed to be the primary anthology or textbook for courses in Asian American history, this collection covers the subject’s entire chronological span. The volume presents a carefully selected group of readings that requires students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Major Problems in the History of the American West

Major Problems in the History of the American West
Author: Clyde A. Milner,Anne M. Butler,David Rich Lewis
Publsiher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Total Pages: 556
Release: 1997-01-01
ISBN: 9780669415803
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in the History of the American West Book Excerpt:

This unique collection of essays and documents brings to life the major topics in American western and frontier history from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

Major Problems in American Foreign Policy Since 1914

Major Problems in American Foreign Policy  Since 1914
Author: Thomas G. Paterson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1989
ISBN: 9780669158564
Category: United States
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Major Problems in the History of American Medicine and Public Health

Major Problems in the History of American Medicine and Public Health
Author: John Harley Warner,Janet Ann Tighe
Publsiher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Total Pages: 564
Release: 2001
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in the History of American Medicine and Public Health Book Excerpt:

This text presents a carefully selected group of readings on medical history and development that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions.

Major Problems in African American History From slavery to freedom 1619 1877

Major Problems in African American History  From slavery to freedom  1619 1877
Author: Thomas Cleveland Holt,Elsa Barkley Brown
Publsiher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9780669249910
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in African American History From slavery to freedom 1619 1877 Book Excerpt:

This series is designed to encourage critical thinking about history. Each volume presents a carefully selected group of readings in a format that asks students to evaluate primary sources and draw their own conclusions.

Major Problems in the History of American Workers

Major Problems in the History of American Workers
Author: Eileen Boris,Nelson Lichtenstein
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Total Pages: 584
Release: 2003
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Major Problems in the History of American Workers Book Excerpt:

This text, designed for courses in US labor history or the history of American workers, presents a carefully selected group of readings that allow students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians, and draw their own conclusions. Major Problems in the History of American Workers follows the proven Major Problems format, with 14–15 chapters per volume, a combination of documents and essays, chapter introductions, headnotes, and suggested readings.

Major Problems in American History

Major Problems in American History
Author: Elizabeth Anne Cobbs Hoffman,Jon Gjerde
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 530
Release: 2002
ISBN: 9780618061341
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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