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The Resource The 1950s (1950-1959), editor, Michael Shally-Jensen, PhD

The 1950s (1950-1959), editor, Michael Shally-Jensen, PhD

Label
The 1950s (1950-1959)
Title
The 1950s (1950-1959)
Statement of responsibility
editor, Michael Shally-Jensen, PhD
Title variation
Nineteen Fifties
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This important resource provides students and researchers new insights into the 1950s in the U.S., through an in-depth analysis of forty important primary source documents and their lasting effect on American history. Defining Documents in American History: The 1950s provides detailed, thought-provoking analysis of: 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; and more. 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. 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."--Publisher website
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
973.918
Index
index present
LC call number
E813
LC item number
.A19 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining documents in American history
Label
The 1950s (1950-1959), editor, Michael Shally-Jensen, PhD
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Cold War. NSC 68: "United States Objectives and Programs for National Security" ; Report to the American People on Korea and US Policy in the Far East ; "Old Soldiers Never Die" ; United States-Japan Security Treaty ; Statement by President Truman upon Signing the Mutual Security Act ; Adlai Stevenson's Acceptance Speech at the 1952 Democratic National Convention ; President Eisenhower-"The Chance for Peace" ; Mutual Defense Treaty Between the United States and the Republic of Korea ; A "New Look" at National Defense Policy ; CIA Summary of the Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran ; Geneva Accords on Indochina ; President Eisenhower to the President of the Council of Ministers in Vietnam ; Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty ; The Eisenhower Doctrine ; Treaty of Rome ; "Communism in the Americas" ; Fidel Castro's Speech at Twenty-One Nations Conference ; Nixon and Khrushchev: The Kitchen Debate ; Antarctic Treaty Anti-Communism. Senator Joseph McCarthy's Speech to the Republican Women's Club of Wheeling, West Virginia ; "Declaration of Conscience" ; Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy Civil Rights. Hernandez v. Texas ; Brown v. Board of Education ; Women's Political Council Documents ; Address to the Montgomery Improvement Association ; Civil Rights Act of 1957 ; Executive Order 10730-Desegregation of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas ; Cooper v. Aaron Science, Society, and More. William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech ; "Statement on the Nature of Race and Race Differences" ; Excerpt from Sexual Behavior in the Human Female ; "Atoms for Peace" ; J. Robert Oppenheimer on Science and Society ; Eisenhower Message to Congress Regarding a National Highway Program ; On the Polio Vaccine Situation ; National Review Mission Statement ; "Disneyland One Year Old" ; Launching of the Sputnik Satellite ; Eisenhower on Science in National Security ; Patent Application for "Miniaturized Electronic Circuits"
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xiii, 257 pages
Isbn
9781619258860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn915509906
Label
The 1950s (1950-1959), editor, Michael Shally-Jensen, PhD
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Cold War. NSC 68: "United States Objectives and Programs for National Security" ; Report to the American People on Korea and US Policy in the Far East ; "Old Soldiers Never Die" ; United States-Japan Security Treaty ; Statement by President Truman upon Signing the Mutual Security Act ; Adlai Stevenson's Acceptance Speech at the 1952 Democratic National Convention ; President Eisenhower-"The Chance for Peace" ; Mutual Defense Treaty Between the United States and the Republic of Korea ; A "New Look" at National Defense Policy ; CIA Summary of the Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran ; Geneva Accords on Indochina ; President Eisenhower to the President of the Council of Ministers in Vietnam ; Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty ; The Eisenhower Doctrine ; Treaty of Rome ; "Communism in the Americas" ; Fidel Castro's Speech at Twenty-One Nations Conference ; Nixon and Khrushchev: The Kitchen Debate ; Antarctic Treaty Anti-Communism. Senator Joseph McCarthy's Speech to the Republican Women's Club of Wheeling, West Virginia ; "Declaration of Conscience" ; Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy Civil Rights. Hernandez v. Texas ; Brown v. Board of Education ; Women's Political Council Documents ; Address to the Montgomery Improvement Association ; Civil Rights Act of 1957 ; Executive Order 10730-Desegregation of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas ; Cooper v. Aaron Science, Society, and More. William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech ; "Statement on the Nature of Race and Race Differences" ; Excerpt from Sexual Behavior in the Human Female ; "Atoms for Peace" ; J. Robert Oppenheimer on Science and Society ; Eisenhower Message to Congress Regarding a National Highway Program ; On the Polio Vaccine Situation ; National Review Mission Statement ; "Disneyland One Year Old" ; Launching of the Sputnik Satellite ; Eisenhower on Science in National Security ; Patent Application for "Miniaturized Electronic Circuits"
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xiii, 257 pages
Isbn
9781619258860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn915509906

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