b'79History GREAT EVENTS FROM HISTORYGreat Events from History:Human RightsVIEW T Second Edition f G rormeat E Hivsentorts y SECOND EDITIONHIS BOOK Human Rights Great Events from HistoryONLINEFor comprehensive human rights coverage that is international in scope and that contains discussions rather https://online.salempress.comthan definitions, this is the set to buy. Recommended for public, school, and academic libraries.Library Journal Human RightsThe second edition of Great Events from History: Human Rights documents the progression, regression, and overall history of human rights through pivotal events. Here is a sampling of just some of the milestones chronicled in this thought-provoking set: the First Geneva Convention is signed; the U.S. Supreme Court finds schoolSECITOIONNDEDsegregation to be unconstitutional; the Immigration Act of 1990 is passed; the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act is passed; the first same-sex marriage is performed in Massachusetts; and Trump-era ImmigrationVOLUMEIpolicy separates immigrant families at the border. Essays not only describe and contextualize significant events 4-VOLUME SET VOLUME 1978-1-64265-292-5 978-1-64265-409-7in the history of human rights, but also discuss their current and future impact. Great Events from History is 4919A Rmoeuntiea2N2Y,P1O25 B0o1x 56 SALEMdesigned not just for the history student but for the curious and informed global citizen. 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This new edition documents hundreds of scandals, including Russian election interference, Watergate, the #MeToo movement, Edward Snowden and the PRISM leak, Iran-Contra, the Pentagon Papers, Bernie Madoffs Ponzi scheme, Bridgegate, the Volkswagen emission scandal, and the Bill Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal.Each essay provides a summary of the event as well as discusses theHISTORYevents significance and historical impact on our nation. Entries are supplemented with sources for further reading, quotations from primary source documents, timelines, illustrations, and photographs. December 2018 | Three Volumes; 1,322 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-68217-704-4 | Library Price: $295 See Also:Defining Documents: Secrets, Leaks & Scandals, pg. 64Great Events from History:LGBTQ Events Second Edition BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!Four Stars. Summing Up: Essential.All public and undergraduate libraries.CHOICEThis is a user friendly, highly readable reference work that is recommended for public GREAT EVENTS FROM HISTORYand academic libraries.ARBAAward Winner! CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2018These volumes chronicle important historical events that have identified, defined, and legallyestablished the rights of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities. In the last ten years alone, the world has witnessed significant events that have broken down barriers, both socially and legally, making enormous strides to end discrimination against the LGBTQ community. Just some of these events include: Dont Ask, Dont Tell is repealed (2011); Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to publicly support the freedom for LGBT couples to marry (2012); the U.S. Supreme Court rules that legally married same-sex couples are entitled to federal benefits (2013); the Supreme Court rules that states cannot ban same-sex marriage (2015); and the Pentagon lifts the ban on transgender people serving openly in the U.S. military (2016). In-depth, yet accessible essays provide a summary of the event and discuss the events significance and historical impact. This set is designed to helpSee Also:Defining Documents: students and researchers better understand the struggle for LGBTQ rights throughout history. LGBTQ+, pg. 64December 2017 | Two Volumes; 840 Pages | ISBN: 978-1-68217-591-0 | Library Price: $175Great Events from History:African American HistoryThe fact that these entries are arranged chronologically underscores the assembly of disparate topics that makes for almost addictive reading. Recommended. CHOICEThis resource provides comprehensive coverage of the many events that define the framework of African American history, including social, cultural, and political movements, and the struggles to gain freedom, equality, and civil rights. African American History emphasizes key events in the study of slavery, the abolitionist movement, civil rights, discrimination, voting rights, and Supreme Court decisions. Other events focus on arts and entertainment, Black nationalism, crime and punishment, economic issues, education, military history, politics & government, religion, riots and civil disturbances, and womens issues. 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