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Reference Books PRINT
A social history of the United States, providing a decade-by-decade look at social movements and events in religion, culture, art, and the economy as they affected the daily lives of ordinary citizens, and including biographies, sidebars, time lines, charts, photographs, and listings of references and further readings.
eReference Books (eBOOKS)
eBook version of this 3volume set featuring alphabetically arranged entries that provide information on important people, places, events, developments, and things that shaped America during the 1930s.
eBook version - Contains essays that examine significant events in the history of the early twentieth century from 1901 to 1940, covering world politics, society and culture, literary movements, art and music, immigration, and legislation; arranged chronologically with maps, illustrations, and quotations for primary source documents.
Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).
Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.
This series covers 20th-century events and social history beginning in 1900 and ending in 1999, written expressly for middle school students. Each decade is covered in one volume. Topics for each decade include: Headline Makers, Topics in the News, Arts and Entertainment, Business and the Economy, Education, Government, Politics, and Law, Lifestyles and Social Trends, Medicine and Health, Science and Technology, and Sports.