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Historical Dictionary Of The 1920s: From World War I To The New Deal, 1919-1933

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The Dictionary presents more than 700 short essays on people--George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Warren Gamaliel Harding, and Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle; legislation--Agricultural Marketing Act of 1929, the Revenue Acts of 1921, 1924, and 1926, and the Reconstruction…
Saving Capitalism: The Reconstruction Finance Corporation and the New Deal, 1933-1940

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For two generations historians have debated the significance of the New Deal, arguing about what it tried and tried not to do, whether it was radical or reactionary, and what its origins were. They have emphasized the National Recovery Administration,…
Historical Dictionary Of The 1950s
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|July 1, 2000

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Today, Americans look back nostalgically at the 1950s, an era when television and rock and roll revolutionized popular culture, and Vietnam, race riots, drug abuse, and protest movements were still in the future. With homes in the suburbs, new automobiles, and…
The Peoples of Africa: An Ethnohistorical Dictionary
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|May 1, 1996

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Recent historical events have made it quite clear that the world is in for a long-term continuation of ethnic rivalries that have been going on for centuries. The short-term hegemony of the European empires, the Soviet Union, and the United States may have…
An Ethnohistorical Dictionary of China
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|February 1, 1998

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Since Deng Xiaoping's economic reforms began in the early 1980s, the People's Republic of China has rejoined global politics as a world power. The country is likely to become more open and its internal politics will no doubt affect the rest of the world. With…
The Vietnam War: Handbook of the Literature and Research
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|April 1, 1993

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This is a scholarly assessment of broad-ranging research on the Vietnam War over the last seventeen years by the editor of the prize-winning Dictionary of the Vietnam War. James Olson and his contributors offer fascinating insights as they evaluate the…
Saving Capitalism: The Reconstruction Finance Corporation and the New Deal, 1933-1940

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For two generations historians have debated the significance of the New Deal, arguing about what it tried and tried not to do, whether it was radical or reactionary, and what its origins were. They have emphasized the National Recovery Administration,…
An Ethnohistorical Dictionary Of The Russian And Soviet Empires

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In 1991, the centrifugal forces of ethnic nationalism destroyed the Soviet Union. Religious and ethnic issues will be the defining principles of political life in East Europe, Transcaucasia, and Central Asia for the next decade. Yet when most Americans and…
Tai Chi Sensing Hands
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|December 31, 1990

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This book presents a complete overview of tai chi "push hands" or "sensing hands" techniques. Many of the techniques presented here have never before been revealed to the public. In fact, much of the tai chi community is not even aware that these techniques exist.