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: en

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 Volume II

Major Problems in American History  Volume II
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Pages: 528
ISBN: 1305585305
Available:
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: en

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 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: en

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 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: en

Explanation of the Book:

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

Major Problems in American History
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9781305886827
Available:
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: en

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 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: en

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 Volume II

Major Problems in American History  Volume II
Author: Elizabeth Cobbs,Edward J. Blum,Jon Gjerde
Pages: 546
ISBN: 9781133172796
Available:
Release: 2011-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning
Language: en

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 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 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: en

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 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 Women s History

Major Problems in American Women s History
Author: Mary Beth Norton,Ruth M. Alexander
Pages: 537
ISBN: UVA:X030159282
Available:
Release: 2007
Editor: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, theMajor Problemsseries introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history.Major Problems in American Women's Historyis the leading reader for courses on the history of American women, covering the subject's entire chronological span. While attentive to the roles of women and the details of women's lives, the authors are especially concerned with issues of historical interpretation and historiography. The Fourth Edition features greater coverage of the experiences of women in the Midwest and the West, immigrant women, and more voices of women of color. Key pedagogical elements of theMajor Problemsformat have been retained: 14 to 15 chapters per volume, chapter introductions, headnotes, and suggested readings. New!In Chapter 1, an exclusive essay by Kate Haulman examines the evolution of the field of women's history and the state of women's history today. New!Chapter 2 now focuses on Native American women, while a new Chapter 3 covers witches and their accusers in New England and the Salem witch trials. New!Chapter 6 draws on recent scholarship on the roles of ordinary and elite women in the numerous reform movements of the Early Republic. Revised!Chapter 7 rethinks and refocuses the text's coverage of women's roles in slavery and the Civil War, and more directly addresses the lives of African American women during and after slavery. New!Post-1960 coverage (in Chapters 15–16) has been thoroughly revised to highlight the women's movement, women's health, recent immigration, and economic changes affecting women.

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
Pages: 539
ISBN: UOM:39015054433167
Available:
Release: 2001
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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 American History To 1877

Major Problems in American History  To 1877
Author: Thomas Paterson
Pages: 512
ISBN: UOM:39015057627492
Available:
Release: 2002
Editor: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Language: en

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 History Series

Major Problems in American History Series
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:637450710
Available:
Release: 19??
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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 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: Houghton Mifflin College Division
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 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.

Major Problems in American Sport History

Major Problems in American Sport History
Author: Steven A. Riess
Pages: 437
ISBN: 0669353809
Available:
Release: 1997
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Each topic in this text is covered by both secondary readings and a wide variety of primary source documents, including legal decisions, diary entries, newspaper reports, literary accounts, government hearings, and advertisements for athletic equipment.