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This popular classic text chronicles America's roller-coaster journey through the decades since World War II. Considering both the paradoxes and the possibilities of post-war America, Chafe portrays the significant cultural and political themes that have colored our country's past and present, including issues of race, class, gender, foreign policy, and economic and social reform. He examines such subjects as the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights movement, the origins and the end of the Cold War, the culture of the 1970s, the Reagan years, the Clinton presidency, and the events of September 11th and their aftermath. In this edition, Chafe provides an insightful assessment of Clinton's legacy as president, particularly in light of his impeachment, and an entirely new chapter that examines the impact of two of America's most pivotal events of the twenty-first century: the 2000 presidential election turmoil and the September 11th terrorist attacks. Chafe puts forth an excellent account of George W. Bush's first year as president and also covers his subsequent role as a world leader following his administration's declared war on terrorism. The completely revised epilogue and updated bibliographic essay offer a compelling and controversial final commentary on America's past and its future. Brilliantly written by a prize-winning historian, the fifth edition of The Unfinished Journey is an essential text for all students of recent American history.

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Genre: History
Author: William H. Chafe
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 2003
File: 596 Pages
ISBN-13: 019515049X

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This popular chronicles America's text roller-coaster journey through the decades since WorLd War II. Considering both the paradoxes and the possibilities of post-war America, Chafe portrays the significant cultural and political, themes which have colored our country's past and present, including issues of race, class, gender, foreign policy, and economic and social reform. This new edition of The Unfinished Journey has been updated to include a revised epilogue as well as an entirely new chapter on the Clinton presidency and current cultural and political issues.

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Genre: United States
Author: William Henry Chafe
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 1999
File: 574 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015043819617

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Inspired by love of country, her Italian heritage, and this nation’s ongoing quest to raise its children to aspire and achieve their greatest dreams, Jeanne Allen wrote An Unfinished Journey, which uniquely challenges us to think big about the education of our youth. The author—a well-known pioneer and veteran of education policy, politics, and culture—provides a compendium of powerful yet brief essays that will have parents, policy makers, and the general public both laughing and crying at the way the nation’s education institutions have developed or mishandled all that it takes to help children achieve their greatest potential. From musings on Columbus Day to how kids behave in school and from the role of parents to politicians, this book is a uniquely informative and instructive firsthand account of the people, policies, and players that have shaped American education and why it matters. Combining a fascinating personal story with political acumen from more than thirty years in the arena, Allen paves the road to finishing the journey to the American dream.

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Genre: Education
Author: Jeanne Allen
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release: 2020-01-23
File: 236 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781796076073

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Selected artists and their families were asked to travel to destinations of their choice and to create new artworks as a result of their experiences.

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Genre: Art
Author: Ken McGregor
Publisher: Macmillan Education AU
Release: 2006
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 1876832770

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How does Dostoevsky’s fiction illuminate questions that are important to us today? What does the author have to say about memory and invention, the nature of evidence, and why we read? How did his readings of such writers as Rousseau, Maturin, and Dickens filter into his own novelistic consciousness? And what happens to a novel like Crime and Punishment when it is the subject of a classroom discussion or a conversation? In this original and wide-ranging book, Dostoevsky scholar Robin Feuer Miller approaches the author’s major works from a variety of angles and offers a new set of keys to understanding Dostoevsky’s world. Taking Dostoevsky’s own conversion as her point of departure, Miller explores themes of conversion and healing in his fiction, where spiritual and artistic transfigurations abound. She also addresses questions of literary influence, intertextuality, and the potency of what the author termed "ideas in the air.” For readers new to Dostoevsky’s writings as well as those deeply familiar with them, Miller offers lucid insights into his works and into their continuing power to engage readers in our own times.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Robin Feuer Miller
Publisher: Yale University Press
Release: 2007
File: 242 Pages
ISBN-13: 030012015X

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Genre: Education
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 1968
File: 202 Pages
ISBN-13: UCAL:B4320097

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Genre:
Author: Kadeesha Geddis
Publisher:
Release: 2015-09
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1614228868

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The ups and downs of a young soldier's life are revealed in a series of poignant letters written home to his parents and family from October 20, 1943 through January 11, 1945, when he died during the Battle of the Bulge.

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Genre: History
Author: Kerry P. Redmann
Publisher: Lyons Press
Release: 2006-01
File: 289 Pages
ISBN-13: 1592287611

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Genre: History
Author: Cameron Smith
Publisher: Blizzard Pub Limited
Release: 1989
File: 606 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015017959373

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A history textbook chronicling the rise of civilization 5000 years ago through the challenges and problems of the modern age.

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Genre: History
Author: Marvin Perry
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin School
Release: 1974
File: 768 Pages
ISBN-13: 0395275636

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