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The War at Home

The War at Home Book
Author : Mark K. Christ
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-04-10
ISBN : 1682261263
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The War at Home brings together some of the state's leading historians to examine the connections between Arkansas and World War I. These essays explore how historical entities and important events such as Camp Pike, the Little Rock Picric Acid Plant, and the Elaine Race Massacre were related to the conflict as they investigate the issues of gender, race, and public health. This collection sheds new light on the ways that Arkansas participated in the war as well as the ways the war affected Arkansas then and still does today.

The War at Home

The War at Home Book
Author : Julie Klam
Publisher : Black Rabbit Books
Release : 2002-08-01
ISBN : 9781583401903
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book details how American civilians supported the efforts of their troops overseas.

The War at Home

The War at Home Book
Author : Mark K. Christ
Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
Release : 2020-03-30
ISBN : 1610756851
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The War at Home brings together some of the state’s leading historians to examine the connections between Arkansas and World War I. These essays explore how historical entities and important events such as Camp Pike, the Little Rock Picric Acid Plant, and the Elaine Race Massacre were related to the conflict as they investigate the issues of gender, race, and public health. This collection sheds new light on the ways that Arkansas participated in the war as well as the ways the war affected Arkansas then and still does today.

The War at Home

The War at Home Book
Author : Jack Rasmus
Publisher : Kyklos Productions Llc
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book describes the evolution and impact from 1980 to 2005 of corporate practices and government policies that have radically restructured the U. S. economy. With 45 tables and 540 references, it describes the fundamental reordering of jobs, wages, taxes, trade, healthcare, pensions, social security, and documents the consequent $1 trillion shift in incomes annually today from the bottom 80% to the 10% wealthiest households. Concurrent restructuring of Republican and Democratic parties, and AFL-CIO, is also addressed.

The War at Home

The War at Home Book
Author : Pat Capponi
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9780140277883
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The War at Home book written by Pat Capponi, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

War at Home

War at Home Book
Author : Brian Glick
Publisher : South End Press
Release : 1989
ISBN : 9780896083493
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a must handbook for private study and group discussion by all progressive and radical activists. Today's defense depends on our knowledge of yesterday's repression. The message: the political police haven't forgotten us - we can't afford to forget them and their methods. - Philip Agee, former CIA agent

The Cold War at Home and Abroad

The Cold War at Home and Abroad Book
Author : Andrew L. Johns,Mitchell B. Lerner
Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
Release : 2018-07-06
ISBN : 0813175755
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From President Truman's use of a domestic propaganda agency to Ronald Reagan's handling of the Soviet Union during his 1984 reelection campaign, the American political system has consistently exerted a profound effect on the country's foreign policies. Americans may cling to the belief that "politics stops at the water's edge," but the reality is that parochial political interests often play a critical role in shaping the nation's interactions with the outside world. In The Cold War at Home and Abroad: Domestic Politics and US Foreign Policy since 1945, editors Andrew L. Johns and Mitchell B. Lerner bring together eleven essays that reflect the growing methodological diversity that has transformed the field of diplomatic history over the past twenty years. The contributors examine a spectrum of diverse domestic factors ranging from traditional issues like elections and Congressional influence to less frequently studied factors like the role of religion and regionalism, and trace their influence on the history of US foreign relations since 1945. In doing so, they highlight influences and ideas that expand our understanding of the history of American foreign relations, and provide guidance and direction for both contemporary observers and those who shape the United States' role in the world. This expansive volume contains many lessons for politicians, policy makers, and engaged citizens as they struggle to implement a cohesive international strategy in the face of hyper-partisanship at home and uncertainty abroad.

The Long Long Trail

The Long  Long Trail Book
Author : Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
Publisher : Sphere
Release : 2018-02-20
ISBN : 9780751565584
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In 1917 the Great War rages on, and for the Hunters, their friends and their servants the war is where they live now. David has returned from the Front a shadow of his former self; his sister Diana, newly married, copes with pregnancy alone, her husband at the Front. Aunt Laura, eager for challenge, goes to France with an ambulance; while Beattie struggles to manage war work and household, while racked with her secret guilt and a new threat of exposure. U-boat attacks face Britain with starvation, and with the worsening privation comes a new horror as Germany begins a lethal bombing campaign. But even in the darkest hours of war, new life and new hope can burgeon, with the promise that the future might still hold happiness for them all. The Long, Long Trail is the fourth book in the War at Home series by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles, author of the much-loved Morland Dynasty novels. Set against the real events of 1917, at home and on the front, this is a vivid and rich family drama featuring the Hunter family and their servants.

My War at Home

My War at Home Book
Author : Masuda Sultan
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2006-02-28
ISBN : 1416523057
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Born in Kandahar in 1978, Sultan fled to the United States at age five with her family. Raised in Brooklyn and Flushing, Queens, Sultan saw her life change when she was married by arrangement at the young age of seventeen to a virtual stranger fourteen years her senior -- a marriage she struggled to maintain and then hastily fought, eventually (after three years) being granted a divorce. This very divorce would become one of the first in her close-knit Afgan community, where the subject is considered rare and taboo. Sultan went on to graduate from college summa cum laude with a degree in economics, and in July 2001, she returned to Kandahar, to explore her family roots and find herself. There she met her relatives and surveyed the conservative provincial town where she was born. on return visit to afganistan, she discovered the tragic death of her relatives at the hands of American troops and began to seek answers. My War at Home is her memoir of self-discovery, family tradition, and life as a Muslim and feminist with political ideals. It speaks to the younger generation of Muslims in America as they struggle to resolve the ever-present inner conflict about what it means to be an American and a Muslim, while also examining the Muslim-American identity at both personal and political levels.

The War at Home

The War at Home Book
Author : Stuart A. Kallen
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9781560065319
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Discusses the impact of World War II on life in the United States, including preparations for the war, civil defense, the changing work force, family life, and the end of the war.

The War at Sea 1939 1945

The War at Sea  1939 1945 Book
Author : Stephen Wentworth Roskill
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1954
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Vol I: 664 s

The History of The War in the Air 1914 1918

The History of The War in the Air 1914  1918 Book
Author : Walter Raleigh
Publisher : Pen and Sword
Release : 2014-05-31
ISBN : 1473850126
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This magnificent and comprehensive volume was written in 1922 by Professor Walter Raleigh. Originally entitled The History of the War in the Air (Being the story of the part played in the Great War by the Royal Air Force) this all embracing and vital work features the most important account of the aerial battles, the men and the machines.Raleigh was Professor of English Literature at Glasgow University and Chair of English Literature at Oxford University. On the outbreak of the Great War he turned to the war as his primary subject. His finest book on the subject is this, the first volume of The War in the Air, which was an instant publishing success. Unfortunately the projected second volume was never completed as Raleigh died from typhoid (which he contracted during a visit to the Near East) in 1922. Nonetheless, Professor Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh has attained classic status as a result of this mighty work and this legendary volume ensures his status as a military author par excellence.

The War at Sea 1939 1945 The defensive

The War at Sea  1939 1945  The defensive Book
Author : Stephen Wentworth Roskill
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1961
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The War at Sea 1939 1945 The defensive book written by Stephen Wentworth Roskill, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Enemy at Home

The Enemy at Home Book
Author : Nadine Helmi,Gerhard Fischer
Publisher : UNSW Press
Release : 2011-04-01
ISBN : 1742249442
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When nearly 7,000 people with German and Austrian heritage were detained by the Australian authorities following the outbreak of World War I, Paul Dubotzki, a talented Bavarian photographer, was among them. These unlikely prisoners-of-war came from all walks of life – merchant sailors, visiting academics — and many, including beer baron Edmund Resch and acclaimed orthopaedic surgeon Dr Max Herz, had lived in Australia for decades. In The Enemy at Home Dubotzki's rediscovered photographs and never-before-published excerpts from inmates' diaries reveal what life was like inside the Holsworthy, Berrima and Trial Bay internment camps. Dubotzki's stunning images offer a rare and surprising snapshot of the theatrical events, small businesses and sports that boosted the men's spirits.

World War II Updated Edition

World War II  Updated Edition Book
Author : Maurice Isserman
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release : 2009-01-01
ISBN : 1438100183
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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America s Education Deficit and the War on Youth

America s Education Deficit and the War on Youth Book
Author : Henry A. Giroux
Publisher : NYU Press
Release : 2013-04-01
ISBN : 1583673458
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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America’s latest war, according to renowned social critic Henry Giroux, is a war on youth. While this may seem counterintuitive in our youth-obsessed culture, Giroux lays bare the grim reality of how our educational, social, and economic institutions continually fail young people. Their systemic failure is the result of what Giroux identifies as “four fundamentalisms”: market deregulation, patriotic and religious fervor, the instrumentalization of education, and the militarization of society. We see the consequences most plainly in the decaying education system: schools are increasingly designed to churn out drone-like future employees, imbued with authoritarian values, inured to violence, and destined to serve the market. And those are the lucky ones. Young people who don’t conform to cultural and economic discipline are left to navigate the neoliberal landscape on their own; if they are black or brown, they are likely to become ensnared by a harsh penal system. Giroux sets his sights on the war on youth and takes it apart, examining how a lack of access to quality education, unemployment, the repression of dissent, a culture of violence, and the discipline of the market work together to shape the dismal experiences of so many young people. He urges critical educators to unite with students and workers in rebellion to form a new pedagogy, and to build a new, democratic society from the ground up. Here is a book you won’t soon forget, and a call that grows more urgent by the day.

Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War at the Second Session Thirty eighth Congress Army of the Potomac Battle of Petersburg

Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War at the Second Session Thirty eighth Congress  Army of the Potomac  Battle of Petersburg Book
Author : United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1865
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War at the Second Session Thirty eighth Congress Army of the Potomac Battle of Petersburg book written by United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Ireland and the War at Sea 1641 1653

Ireland and the War at Sea  1641 1653 Book
Author : Elaine Murphy
Publisher : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Release : 2012
ISBN : 0861933184
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An examination of the mid-seventeenth century maritime battles between Ireland, England, and Scotland, showing them to have had a dramatic impact on the overall conflict.

War and Film in America

War and Film in America Book
Author : Marilyn J. Matelski,Nancy Lynch Street
Publisher : McFarland
Release : 2003-07-21
ISBN : 9780786416738
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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America's chief exports are war and entertainment; combined, they are the war films viewed all over the world. The film industry is a partner of the government; American film shapes the ways in which both Americans and others view war. The authors herein explore differing film perspectives across five decades. The essays, written especially for this volume, explore topics such as frontier justice, Cold War fervor, government-sponsored terrorism, the "back-to-Nam" films, films as a venue for propaganda, and war's far-reaching effects on personal values, family relationships, and general civility. The movies used in these analyses vary from conventional battle epics like Bridge on the River Kwai and The Green Berets to motion pictures with a war motif either as part of the story (The Way We Were) or as a historical setting (The Graduate). Some of the films are satirical (Dr. Strangelove); some are propagandistic (The Alamo, Big Jim McLain). Other films include Black Hawk Down, True Lies, The Deer Hunter, Patriot Games and Let There Be Light. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Bring the War Home

Bring the War Home Book
Author : Kathleen Belew
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release : 2019-05
ISBN : 0674237692
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The white power movement in America wants a revolution. It has declared all-out war against the federal government and its agents, and has carried out—with military precision—an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. Its soldiers are not lone wolves but are highly organized cadres motivated by a coherent and deeply troubling worldview of white supremacy, anticommunism, and apocalypse. In Bring the War Home, Kathleen Belew gives us the first full history of the movement that consolidated in the 1970s and 1980s around a potent sense of betrayal in the Vietnam War and made tragic headlines in the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building. Returning to an America ripped apart by a war that, in their view, they were not allowed to win, a small but driven group of veterans, active-duty personnel, and civilian supporters concluded that waging war on their own country was justified. They unified people from a variety of militant groups, including Klansmen, neo-Nazis, skinheads, radical tax protestors, and white separatists. The white power movement operated with discipline and clarity, undertaking assassinations, mercenary soldiering, armed robbery, counterfeiting, and weapons trafficking. Its command structure gave women a prominent place in brokering intergroup alliances and giving birth to future recruits. Belew’s disturbing history reveals how war cannot be contained in time and space. In its wake, grievances intensify and violence becomes a logical course of action for some. Bring the War Home argues for awareness of the heightened potential for paramilitarism in a present defined by ongoing war.