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40 Primary Source Documents
40 Readers’ Guides
Photos, Maps & Time Line
General Bibliography & Subject Index
It gives modern students and interested readers a flavor of the times as well as thought-provoking observations about the issues being treated.
Against the Grain - Dec.2014-Jan. 2015
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The following titles make up the entire Defining Documents series:
September 2014 · 1 volume
400 pages · 8"x10"
Defining Documents in American History:
The 1920s, 1920-1929
Defining Documents offers a broad range of historical documents on important authors and subjects in American history, with primary source documents, in-depth analysis, and comprehensive lesson plans.
This new resource is designed to give students and researchers new insight into the 1920s in American history, through an in-depth analysis of forty important primary source documents and their lasting effect on American history.
Defining Documents in American History: The 1920s offers in-depth critical analysis of 40 primary source documents important to this uproarious decade in American history. Articles begin by introducing readers to the historical context, followed by a description of the author’s life and circumstances in which the document was written. A document analysis, written by professional writers and historians, guides readers in understanding key elements of language, rhetoric, and social and political meaning that define the significance of the author and document in American history.
Defining Documents in American History: The 1920s provides detailed analysis of a wide array of topics, including:
Treaty of Versailles & The League of Nations
Women’s Right to Vote
The Great Migration of African Americans & the Harlem Renaissance
Stock Market Collapse & the onset of the Great Depression
This collection will introduce students and educators to a diverse range of genres, including journals, letters, speeches, government legislation, and court opinions. Documents represent the diversity of ideas and contexts that define social, political and cultural subjects throughout American history.