Major Problems in American History

Major Problems in American History


  • Author : Elizabeth Cobbs
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133171614


Major Problems in American History Book Description :

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.

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Major Problems in American History


  • Author : Elizabeth Cobbs
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 546
  • ISBN 10 : 9781111343163


Major Problems in American History Book Description :

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
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages : 543
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105123266418


Major Problems in American History Since 1945 Book Description :

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
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305886827


Major Problems in American History Book Description :

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 Business History

Major Problems in American Business History


  • Author : Regina Lee Blaszczyk
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 521
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105114576239


Major Problems in American Business History Book Description :

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 E

Major Problems in American History  Since 1865

Major Problems in American History Since 1865


  • Author : Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 0618678336


Major Problems in American History Since 1865 Book Description :

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 the History of American Workers

Major Problems in the History of American Workers


  • Author : Eileen Boris
  • Publisher : Major Problems in American History
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 562
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106018661949


Major Problems in the History of American Workers Book Description :

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 : Natasha Zaretsky
  • Publisher : Wadsworth
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 575
  • ISBN 10 : 1133944140


Major Problems in American History Since 1945 Book Description :

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. Each volume presents a carefully selected group of readings in a format that asks students to evaluate primary sources, test the interpretations of distinguished historians and others, and draw their own conclusions.

Major Problems in Asian American History

Major Problems in Asian American History


  • Author : Lon Kurashige
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 522
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015077609454


Major Problems in Asian American History Book Description :

"Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the [book] introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. [The book] presents ... selected group of readings in a format that asks students toe

Major Problems in the History of American Technology

Major Problems in the History of American Technology


  • Author : Merritt Roe Smith
  • Publisher : D C Heath & Company
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 524
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105110493298


Major Problems in the History of American Technology Book Description :

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.