Rumors That Changed the World

Author: Eugen O. Chirovici
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498500846
Format: PDF
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Rumors that Changed the World explores the social and cultural impact of rumor from Antiquity to the mid-1990s, examining it as one of the most important contributing factors to violence and discrimination. The book is aimed at a wide range of scholars interested in history, psychology, communication, sociology, anthropology, and politics.

Fates Worse Than Death

Author: Brian St.Claire-King
ISBN: 0971309507
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A role playing game of suspense, horror and hope in 2080 on the streets of Manhattan.

Studies in World History Volume 3 Student

Author: James P. Stobaugh
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 1614583951
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Modern Age to Present (1900 AD to Present) Chronologically based, but focused more on skill development Meant to be a 30 to 45 minute experience every day World history is combined with social studies in a one-year course. The middle school student will see history come to life no matter what their pace or ability. Developed by Dr. James Stobaugh, the courses grow in difficulty with each year, preparing students for high school work. This is a comprehensive examination of history, geography, economics, and government systems. This educational set equips students to learn from a starting point of God's creation of the world and move forward with a solid biblically-based worldview. Volume III Covers - Modernism, the World at War, American Education, Evangelicalism, Modern Social Problems, and more.

Access to History for the IB Diploma The Second World War and the Americas 1933 1945 Second Edition

Author: John Wright
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1471841294
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A new edition for HL Option 2, History of the Americas, Topic 13: The Second World War and the Americas 1933-1945. The renowned IB Diploma History series, combining compelling narratives with academic rigor. An authoritative and engaging narrative, with the widest variety of sources at this level, helping students to develop their knowledge and analytical skills. This second edition provides: - Reliable, clear and in-depth content from topic experts - Analysis of the historiography surrounding key debates - Dedicated exam practice with model answers and practice questions - TOK support and Historical Investigation questions to help with all aspects of the Diploma

Protest Power and Change

Author: Roger Powers S
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136764828
Format: PDF
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From Solidarity's passive/aggressive faceoff with communism to the courageous sit-ins and marches of the Civil Rights Movement, here is the first systematic survey of peaceful confrontations between the forces for the status quo and the forces for change. All the important events, tactics, and leaders are covered: Women's suffrage, blockades, IRA hunger strikes, monkey wrenching, Charter 77, the Clamshell Alliance, Rosa Parks, Leo Tolstoy, Martin Luther King, Lech Walesa, and many more.

Rumors of Our Progress Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Author: Carolyn Maloney
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1605299715
Format: PDF, Mobi
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As a young woman, Democratic congresswoman Carolyn Maloney asked her grandmother for career advice. She was shocked by the reply: "Get married." Though much has changed for women since then, more has remained the same. On a January night in 2008, Maloney and her daughter attended a Hillary Clinton rally in New Hampshire. Men in the audience held "Iron My Shirt" posters aloft. This small incident provoked outrage, but it provided an important peephole onto larger problems that women face today. In her groundbreaking book, Rumors of Our Progress Have Been Greatly Exaggerated, Congresswoman Maloney shatters the myths about how far we've come, highlighting how women's issues permeate every realm of society, and how political change has provided only a fraction of a solution. The former co-chair of the Women's Caucus, Maloney has access to a wealth of cutting-edge research that helps her illuminate how far behind we still fall on gender equality in issues from healthcare to educational opportunities, from poverty to reproductive freedom. It's a fact that women are working harder than ever, but they're still paid only three-quarters the salary of their male counterparts. She weaves this vital information with gripping stories of real women, making clear that she's not taking some abstract political position. She's talking about real people, real lives. Maloney also points the way forward, sharing inspiring tales of female activists who have managed to make a difference and presenting readers with "take action" guides that show all women practical ways they can help bring about change in their lives and the lives of others.

America History and Life

Author: Eric H. Boehm
Format: PDF, ePub
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Provides historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Includes information abstracted from over 2,000 journals published worldwide.

Everything is changing

Author: David De Leon
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
ISBN: 9780275928926
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Although women's rights, disarmament initiatives, and other contemporary social movements receive substantial critical attention, no new work on American reformism as a whole has been published since the late 1960s. In this wide-ranging history, David De Leon brings us up-to-date and offers fresh insights on the social transformations that continue to reshape our society. He traces the evolution of modern reform movements, analyzing their leadership, goals, and achievements, and presents selections from speeches and writings that vividly capture the reforming spirit.