History PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: ERAS Defining Documents in American History: The 1950s (1950-1959) “As with previously published volumes in this series, The 1950s is well written, exhibits solid scholarship, and presents an engaging read. As an understanding of our nation’s past is central to becoming a well-rounded citizen, this volume is strongly recommended for purchase by all public and academic libraries.” —ARBA This volume provides students and researchers with fresh insights into the 1950s and their lasting effect on American history, including: • The Korean War and The Vietnam War • The Civil Rights Movement • McCarthyism and the Cold War • The Beginning of the Space Race • Baby Boomers and Suburban Growth Articles begin by introducing readers to the historical context of the document, followed by a description of the author’s life and circumstances in which the document was written. An historical timeline and bibliography of supplemental readings further supports readers in understanding the broader historical events and subjects in the period. April 2016 | One Volume; 257 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-886-0 | Library Price: $175 Defining Documents in American History: The Cold War (1945-1991) Editors Top 75 Community College Resources, June 2017 —CHOICE “Recommended. High school, community college, and lower-level undergraduate students.” —CHOICE The Cold War offers in-depth analysis of a broad range of historical documents and historic events that shaped the Cold War conflict between the U.S. and the Soviet Union from 1945 to 1991, including: • The “Domino Theory,” “Containment,” and Other Cold War Principles • Post -World War II Alliances and Enmities • Anticommunism in the United States • Espionage and the Intelligence Agencies • The Close of the Cold War 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. July 2016 | Two Volumes; 545 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-858-7 | Library Price: $295 Defining Documents in American History: Postwar 1940s (1945-1950) “Well written, exhibits solid scholarship, and presents an engaging read... strongly recommended.” —ARBA This important resource provides students and researchers with many new ways to explore the 1940s, with detailed analysis of a wide array of topics, including: • Occupation of Japan • Communism • Foreign Policy • Integration • Technology • Atomic Energy • Red Scare • The Government 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 teachers 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. June 2015 | One Volume; 310 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-739-9 | Library Price: $175 Defining Documents in American History: World War II (1939-1946) “Will be valued by both upper-division high school students and undergraduates. The documents have been carefully selected and contribute to the stated themes in ways that show the often conflicting elements within the topic at hand.” —Against the Grain Defining Documents: World War II provides analysis of 80 World War II primary documents–its violent encounters on the battlefield, its genocidal events, and, ultimately, its reconfiguration of Europe and lasting effects on modern life, from economics and social relations to politics and popular culture. • The Lead-Up to War • Pearl Harbor • Domestic Aliens • Other Demographics • Foreign Policy • War and Victory • The Holocaust • Nuremberg • The Atom Bomb 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. March 2015 | Two Volumes; 470 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-737-5 | Library Price: $295 FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER! See also: Fifties in America, pg. 80 See also: The Forties in America, pg. 80 (800) 221-1592 www.salempress.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: ERAS HISTORY 63