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American History Through the Eyes of Modern Chaos Theory By Burton P. Fabricand
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American History Through the Eyes of Modern Chaos Theory concerns itself in the main with the time period between the Revolutionary War and the end of Civil War. Some leads, those concerned with... More > finance, transportation and information, are followed into the 20th century. The point of view is that of modern chaos theory, a rather recent development that imposes severe limitations on future predictability in the social sciences, not to mention the physical, biological and environmental sciences. When taken into account, there emerges a picture of American history very different from today's conventional notions. The trees, so to speak, are the same, but the forest is changed. It is the aim of this book to reinterpret America's rise to "Power, Consequence, and Grandeur" in light of these findings.< Less
The Master's Collection: Essays in American and English History By Andrew H. Gregson
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This series of essays studies a range of issues from American and English history. Starting with the reasons for Abraham Lincoln's astonishing victory at the 1860 Presidential Election, the... More > collection then investigates why he emancipated the slaves in 1863, how the Civil War and reconstruction influenced American historical writing in the late nineteenth century and the work of the revolutionary English historian, E.P.Thompson, whose studies into the lives of ordinary working people uncovered fascinating customs like the sale of wives in 1800s England.< Less
The Master's Collection: Essays in American and English History By Andrew H. Gregson
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This series of essays studies a range of issues from American and English history. Starting with the reasons for Abraham Lincoln's astonishing victory at the 1860 Presidential Election, the... More > collection then investigates why he emancipated the slaves in 1863, how the Civil War and reconstruction influenced American historical writing in the late nineteenth century and the work of the revolutionary English historian, E.P.Thompson, whose studies into the lives of ordinary working people uncovered fascinating customs like the sale of wives in 1800s England.< Less
25 Fascinating Facts About American History By Peyton Lombardo
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This book contains twenty-five fascinating facts about American History. An extremely wide range of topics are covered in this book, anything from The Wizard of Oz to potato chips! This book gives a... More > twist to the normal United States history taught in the classroom.< Less
History of American Education Reform: Lessons for the Future By Gregg B. Jackson
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Education reform does not come easily. Thomas Jefferson was a three-time loser before achieving success in his old age. Nevertheless, several education reform efforts have triumphed over... More > indifference, inertia, and opposition, to alter the face and character of American schooling. This book examines seven reform efforts initiated over the past two centuries. It probes the social and economic forces that pushed them, the motives of the reformers and their opponents, and the strategies used by both. In the final chapters, the author infers lessons from the cases and applies them to three major education reform efforts of the early 21st century, predicting their chances of success and offering suggestions for improving their prospects. The book will be of interest to all who are concerned about improving American education--parents, teachers, administrators, business people, and policy makers.< Less
History of American Education Reform: Lessons for the Future By Gregg B. Jackson
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Education reform does not come easily. Thomas Jefferson was a three-time loser before achieving success in his old age. Nevertheless, several education reform efforts have triumphed over... More > indifference, inertia, and opposition, to alter the face and character of American schooling. This book examines seven reform efforts initiated over the past two centuries. It probes the social and economic forces that pushed them, the motives of the reformers and their opponents, and the strategies used by both. In the final chapters, the author infers lessons from the cases and applies them to three major education reform efforts of the early 21st century, predicting their chances of success and offering suggestions for improving their prospects. The book will be of interest to all who are concerned about improving American education--parents, teachers, administrators, business people, and policy makers.< Less
Freedom Fare: A Taste of American Food History By Mark Barrow
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Food history explores how our relationship to food has transformed over time. The field not only seeks to analyze developments in how food has been grown, processed, transported, stored,... More > advertised, sold, prepared, and consumed, but also the complex cultural rituals and meanings associated with our diets and the ways in which our eating choices help establish identity. In short, food history offers an invaluable window onto who we are as a people and a nation. The sixteen chapters in this volume offer important perspectives on the role and place of food in American history. They were produced by students in my 4000-level senior capstone course during the spring of 2014.< Less
American Pie: A Slice of Food and Drink History By Mark Barrow
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Food history explores how our relationship to food has transformed over time. The field not only seeks to analyze developments in how food has been grown, processed, transported, stored, advertised,... More > sold, prepared, and consumed, but also the complex cultural rituals and meanings associated with our diets and the ways in which our eating choices help establish identity. In short, food history offers an invaluable window onto who we are as a people and a nation. The thirteen chapters in this volume offer important perspectives on the role and place of food and drink in American history. They were produced by students in my 4000-level senior capstone course during the fall of 2018.< Less
History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War By Edward A. Johnson
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Originally published in 1899, History of Negro Soldiers in the Spanish-American War delves into numerous topics, from the causes of the war with Spain to lists of the African-American Regiments that... More > saw active service in the Spanish-American War. This publication is not a scanned reproduction with flaws and imperfections. Instead, the original text has been reformatted and printed in a new layout.< Less
HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN VETERANS MEMORIAL 2003 - 2014 By LEONARD H. HOLDEN, JR.
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Brief history of the American Veterans Memorial located in the City Park of Ash Flat, Arkansas. Documents the development of the Memorial from 2003 to 2014.

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