The War for American Independence A Reference Guide

Author: Mark Edward Lender
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610698347
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An indispensable resource for investigating America's War for Independence, this book provides a comprehensive yet concise narrative that combines the author's original perspectives with the latest scholarship on the subject. • Offers readers an incisive view of the ferocity of the war and the human cost of independence • Documents how and why the Continental Army became a racially integrated army, something America would not see again until the Korean War • Explains how a colonial rebellion in America became part of a world war

A Companion to the American Revolution

Author: Jack P. Greene
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470756446
Format: PDF
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A Companion to the American Revolution is a single guide to the themes, events, and concepts of this major turning point in early American history. Containing coverage before, during, and after the war, as well as the effect of the revolution on a global scale, this major reference to the period is ideal for any student, scholar, or general reader seeking a complete reference to the field. Contains 90 articles in all, including guides to further reading and a detailed chronological table. Explains all aspects of the revolution before, during, and after the war. Discusses the status and experiences of women, Native Americans, and African Americans, and aspects of social and daily life during this period. Describes the effects of the revolution abroad. Provides complete coverage of military history, including the home front. Concludes with a section on concepts to put the morality of early America in today’s context.

The American Revolution

Author: Joseph C. Morton
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313317927
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This well-rounded reference source on America's war for independence features essays, biographies, and primary documents.

United States History

Author: Anna H. Perrault
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088742
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This important work has been completely revised and expanded with the addition of online databases, Web sites and CD-ROM titles. It identifies and describes hundreds of reference books that pertain to American history; entries offer thorough annotations that are both descriptive and evaluative. Arranged topically, chapters cover U.S. history in terms of politics and government; diplomatic history and foreign affairs; military history; social, cultural, and intellectual history; regional history; and economic history. Introductory scope notes provide valuable expository information and suggested search strategies in such areas as automation, government documents, and genealogy. Includes works published through 2002.

The Spanish American War and Philippine Insurrection 1898 1902

Author: Mark Barnes
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113693698X
Format: PDF
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An often overshadowed event in American military history, the Spanish-American War began as a humanitarian effort on the part of the United States to provide military assistance for the liberation of Cuba from Spanish domination. At the time, no one knew that this simple premise would result in an American empire. Through extensive research, Mark Barnes has created a comprehensive, annotated bibliography detailing this globally significant conflict and its aftermath. Insightful notes are included for every title in each chronologically organized chapter. By drawing together an impressive collection of sources, including some previously not readily available to English language readers, Barnes has created an invaluable resource for scholars of this conflict. Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies provide concise, annotated bibliographies to the major areas and events in American military history. With the inclusion of brief critical annotations after each entry, the student and researcher can easily assess the utility of each bibliographic source and evaluate the abundance of resources available with ease and efficiency. Comprehensive, concise, and current—Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies are an essential research tool for any historian.

Historical Dictionary of U S Diplomacy from the Revolution to Secession

Author: Debra J. Allen
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 081087895X
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Revolution to Secession relates the events of this crucial period in American history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about American diplomacy.

McCarthyism and the Red Scare

Author: William T. Walker
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598844377
Format: PDF
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This book is a must-read for anyone studying and researching the rise and fall of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and McCarthyism in American political life. * Provides an overview of McCarthyism and the postwar Red Scare, relating these mindsets to other waves of domestic persecution * Includes 12 relevant historic documents such as the Truman Loyalty Oaths; a transcript of McCarthy's speech in Wheeling, West Virginia; McCarthy's attacks on Acheson and Marshall; Margaret Chase Smith's Statement on Conscience; and the Senate's censure of McCarthy * Provides information on the First Red Scare and the emergence of the American fear of the Left and the potential for a revolution * Includes 11 short biographies of primary individuals associated with McCarthyism and the Red Scare * Presents a chronology of events that threatened or weakened individual rights throughout the 20th century, with a specific focus on the Red Scare periods of 1919-21 and 1945-57 * An annotated bibliography includes primary and secondary sources representing the most significant contemporary and scholarly works on the topic

The Spanish American War

Author: Kenneth E. Hendrickson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313316623
Format: PDF
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Introduces the Spanish-American War, including the origins of the war, specific campaigns, and the resulting peace process, and discusses its long-term effects.