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The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Disability Rights Movement
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 422

The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Disability Rights Movement

  • Categories: Law

Chronicles the history of the disability rights movement

The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Native American Rights Movement
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 498

The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Native American Rights Movement

This comprehensive reference source follows the history of efforts to preserve and recover the civil rights of American Indians in the United States.

The ABC-CLIO Companion to the American Labor Movement
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 237

The ABC-CLIO Companion to the American Labor Movement

Provides a study of the labor movement and biographical sketches of important labor figures

The ABC-CLIO World History Companion to Capitalism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 404

The ABC-CLIO World History Companion to Capitalism

From Adam Smith and the Industrial Revolution to Wall Street and multinational corporations, capitalism has emerged as one of the world's leading economic systems. This work traces the evolution of capitalism from its roots in medieval Europe's rigid economy, through the laissez faire abuses of the nineteenth century, to its contemporary form as shaped by competition with socialism. Covering the period from 1450 to the present, this work examines significant laws, government policies, treaties, events, concepts, and people. Entries include Federal Reserve System, Great Depression (1929-1939), International Monetary Fund, Privatization Revolution, Refeudalization, and Welfare State. Written clearly and concisely for the general reader, each entry gives historical facts and social context, not only defining the term itself, but clarifying and describing how it influenced and shaped the economic, political, and social fabric of society at large. Each entry also includes cross-references to related terms and bibliographic citations. An introduction, a comprehensive bibliography, and a subject index complete this work.

The ABC-CLIO companion to women in the workplace
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 371

The ABC-CLIO companion to women in the workplace

Covers the employment of women, including individuals, laws, court cases, specific occupations, and other subjects

1990 national library video survey
  • Language: en
The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Media in America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Media in America

Provides a study of mass communication in America, with biographical sketches of important media figures

America, history and life
  • Language: en

America, history and life

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Article abstracts and citations of reviews and dissertations covering the United States and Canada.

The ABC-CLIO World History Companion to the Industrial Revolution
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 328

The ABC-CLIO World History Companion to the Industrial Revolution

"Revolution" is a powerful, violent word. But it is scarcely powerful or violent enough to describe the changes created by the process known as the industrial revolution. That radical upheaval, which began in England two centuries ago and spread around the globe, completely remade human society. In his introduction to this volume, historian Peter N. Stearns calls the industrial revolution "one of those rare occasions in world history when the human species has altered its framework of existence." In this unique volume, Stearns and coauthor John Hinshaw examine this process of fundamental change, both from a global vantage point and close-up. They chronicle the progress of industrialization f...