World War I: (1916-1919) - Defining Documents in American History (Hardback)
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World War I: (1916-1919) - Defining Documents in American History (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 30/08/2014
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Defining Documents in American History: World War I offers a broad range of historical documents on important authors and subjects in World War I research. Written by historians and experts in the field, this resource examines a wide array of primary source documents with an in-depth critical analysis. Articles begin by introducing readers to its historical context, followed by a description of the author's life and circumstances in which the document is written. A document analysis 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.

Defining Documents in American History: World War I is cantered on the following themes: US in World Politics & the Causes of World War IAmerican Participation in World War IThe War EffortDaily Life of a Soldier & Military ConditionsAfrican Americans in the MilitaryMilitary PreparationMilitary Strategy & Weapon EvolutionIsolationism & America's Changing Role in World PoliticsSedition & Anti-German SentimentThe Prussian & German View of World War IBusiness & Government Rights in WartimeThis collection will introduce students and educators to a diverse range of genres, including journals, letters, speeches, government legislation, and court opinions. Documents represent the diversity of ideas and contexts that define social, political and cultural subjects throughout American history.

An important supplement to each historical document is a carefully designed readers' guide, which follows national history standards for learning, to guide students and educators in document analysis and historical comprehension. In addition, comparative analysis highlights how every document emerges from a myriad of social and political influences.

A 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.

Publisher: Grey House Publishing Inc
ISBN: 9781619254916
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 1021 g
Dimensions: 254 x 203 x 25 mm

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