Major Problems in American History Since 1945

Major Problems in American History Since 1945
Author: Robert Griffith
Pages: 727
ISBN: UCSC:32106014296294
Available:
Release: 1992
Editor: D C Heath & Company
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Major Problems in American History Volume I

Major Problems in American History  Volume I
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Pages: 480
ISBN: 0495915130
Available:
Release: 2011-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

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 Volume One And Volume Two

Major Problems in American History  Volume One And  Volume Two
Author: Cobbs
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0618246487
Available:
Release: 2002-01-30
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Major Problems in American History Since 1865

Major Problems in American History  Since 1865
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman,Jon Gjerde
Pages: 432
ISBN: 0618678336
Available:
Release: 2007
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, this book introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in US history. It contains primary documents, secondary sources, chapter introductions, separate introductions to documents and essays in every chapter, bibliographies, and documentation of sources.

Major Problems in American History Since 1945

Major Problems in American History Since 1945
Author: Robert Griffith,Paula Baker
Pages: 543
ISBN: STANFORD:36105123266418
Available:
Release: 2006
Editor: Houghton Mifflin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This text introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essys on important topics in U.S. history. The book asks students to evaluate primary surces, test the interpretations and draw their own conclusions.

Major Problems in American History Volume II

Major Problems in American History  Volume II
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Pages: 546
ISBN: 1111343160
Available:
Release: 2011-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

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 the History of American Workers

Major Problems in the History of American Workers
Author: Eileen Boris,Nelson Lichtenstein
Pages: 562
ISBN: UCSC:32106018661949
Available:
Release: 2003
Editor: Major Problems in American History
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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 Since 1945

Major Problems in American History Since 1945
Author: Robert Griffith,Paula C. Baker
Pages: 572
ISBN: UOM:39015053155928
Available:
Release: 2001
Editor: D C Heath & Company
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

This text introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essys on important topics in U.S. history. The book asks students to evaluate primary surces, test the interpretations and draw their own conclusions.

Major Problems in the History of American Families and Children

Major Problems in the History of American Families and Children
Author: Anya Jabour
Pages: 524
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114104727
Available:
Release: 2005
Editor: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

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 the History of American Sexuality

Major Problems in the History of American Sexuality
Author: Kathy Lee Peiss
Pages: 516
ISBN: STANFORD:36105111966649
Available:
Release: 2002
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The book—which is suitable for courses on the history of American sexuality, gender studies, or gay and lesbian studies—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.

Major Problems in American History

Major Problems in American History
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9781305886810
Available:
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

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 American Colonial History

Major Problems in American Colonial History
Author: Karen Ordahl Kupperman
Pages: 580
ISBN: STANFORD:36105009109666
Available:
Release: 1993
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Major Problems in American History To 1877

Major Problems in American History  To 1877
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman,Jon Gjerde
Pages: 512
ISBN: UOM:39015057627484
Available:
Release: 2002
Editor: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

For each chapter, this book contains a wide selection of primary sources as well as two essays by historians.

Major Problems in American Business History

Major Problems in American Business History
Author: Regina Lee Blaszczyk,Philip Scranton
Pages: 521
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114576239
Available:
Release: 2006
Editor: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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 American Constitutional History

Major Problems in American Constitutional History
Author: Kermit Hall,Timothy S. Huebner
Pages: 580
ISBN: 0618543333
Available:
Release: 2010
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

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 Mexican American History

Major Problems in Mexican American History
Author: Zaragosa Vargas
Pages: 483
ISBN: UOM:39015060021121
Available:
Release: 1999
Editor: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

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 the History of American Technology

Major Problems in the History of American Technology
Author: Merritt Roe Smith,Gregory K. Clancey
Pages: 524
ISBN: STANFORD:36105110493298
Available:
Release: 1998
Editor: D C Heath & Company
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

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 American History 1920 1945

Major Problems in American History  1920 1945
Author: Colin Gordon
Pages: 491
ISBN: 0547149050
Available:
Release: 2010-08
Editor: Major Problems in American His
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

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 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
Pages: 556
ISBN: 0669415804
Available:
Release: 1997-01-01
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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 Indian History

Major Problems in American Indian History
Author: Albert L. Hurtado,Peter Iverson
Pages: 520
ISBN: STANFORD:36105110431652
Available:
Release: 2001
Editor: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Each chapter includes documents and essays relating to the chapter's central theme, many of which are written by Native Americans.