Defining Documents in American History: The 1970s (1970-1979)

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400 Pages
40 Essays
40 Primary Source Documents
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General Bibliography & Subject Index
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Defining Documents

The following titles make up the entire Defining Documents series:

Exploration and Colonial America (1492-1755)

The American Revolution (1754-1805)

Manifest Destiny & the New Nation (1803-1859)
The American West (1836-1900)
Civil War  (1860-1896)
Reconstruction & Development of the Industrial United States  (1865-1880)
The Emergence of Modern America (1868-1918)
World War I (1914-1920)
The 20s (1920-1929)
The 30s (1930-1939)
World War II (1936-1946)
Post-War 1940s (1945-1949)
Vietnam War (1956-1975)

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May 2016 · 1 volume · 400 pages · 8"x10"

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Defining Documents in American History:
  The 1970s (1970-1979)
This important resource provides students and researchers new insights into the 1970s in the U.S., through an in-depth analysis of a broad range of historical documents and historic events that shaped this turbulent decade from teh end of the conflict in Vietnam to the resignation and pardon of Richard M. Nixon to the Camp David Accords. Through the close study of 49 primary source documents, this text delivers a thorough examination of important international, political, domestic, environmental, and technology concerns in the U.S. from 1970 to 1979. 

Defining Documents in American History: 1970s is organized under six broad categories:

The Vietnam War
Nixon and Watergate
The Cold War and the Middle East
Domestic Affairs
Environmental Developments
Science and Technology

An historical timeline and bibliography of important supplemental readings will support readers in understanding the broader historical events and subjects in the period. An introduction for each of the major subjects covered in the title considers the significance of document analysis for students and educators.

Each in-depth chapter guides readers with historical insight and comprehension. The documents included represent the diversity of ideas and contexts that defined social, political, and cultural subjects throughout this period in American history.

Defining Documents consists of a collection of essays on important historical documents by a diverse range of writers on a broad range of subjects in American history. The series 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 that represent the diversity of ideas and contexts that define social, political and cultural subjects throughout American history. The Defining Documents series is perfect for students, those researching a particular era, or anyone interested in American History since 1492.

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