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Social History of the United States
This ten-volume encyclopedia explores the social history of 20th-century America in rich, authoritative detail, decade by decade, through the eyes of its everyday citizens. * Entries covering theExpand
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Boston's Wayward Children: Social Services for Homeless Children 1830-1930
This study explores the origin and development of the American social welfare system. It demonstrates that the system of orphanages, child-placing agencies, reformatories, juvenile courts, and childExpand
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Historical Dictionary of the Progressive Era
The Progressive Era, the period in the United States between 1898 and 1917, was a time of great social, political, and industrial change. Following the Spanish-American War of 1898, an event thatExpand
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Historical Dictionary of New England
The Historical Dictionary of New England covers the facts, history, institutions, literature, names, places, topics and words that characterize the political, economic, social, and cultural life ofExpand
Rediscovering precious values, July 1951-November 1955
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ideas - his call for racial equality, his faith in the ultimate triumph of justice, his insistence on the power of nonviolence to bring about a major transformation ofExpand