A People and a Nation: A History of the United States, by Mary Beth Norton, Carol Sheriff, David M. Katzman, David W.

By Mary Beth Norton, Carol Sheriff, David M. Katzman, David W. Blight, Howard P. Chudacoff

The short variation of A humans AND A state preserves the text's method of American historical past as a narrative of all American humans. identified for a couple of strengths, together with its well-respected writer staff and interesting narrative, the publication emphasizes social background, giving specific consciousness to race and racial id. Like its full-length counterpart, the short 8th variation makes a speciality of tales of daily humans, cultural range, paintings, and pop culture. a brand new layout makes for simpler examining and note-taking. occasions as much as and together with the election of 2008 are up to date and incorporated, and new bankruptcy has been written on "The Contested West." to be had within the following break up innovations: A humans AND A state, short 8th version whole (Chapters 1-33), ISBN: 0547175582; quantity I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 0547175590; quantity II: when you consider that 1865 (Chapters 16-33), ISBN: 0547175604.

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Hispaniola: Caribbean Chiefdoms in the Age of Columbus by Samuel M. Wilson

By Samuel M. Wilson

In 1492 the island of Hispaniola was once inhabited by means of the Ta&iactue;no, an Indian team whose ancestors had moved into the Caribbean archipelago from lowland South the USA greater than 1,500 years earlier than. They have been equipped politically into huge cacicazgos, or chiefdoms, comprising 70 or extra villages below the authority of a paramount cacique, or leader. From the 1st voyage on, Columbus made Hispaniola his basic base for operations within the New international. Over the following a long time, sickness, struggle, famine, and enslavement led to the destruction of the Ta&iactue;no chiefdoms and virtually thoroughly annihilated the aboriginal inhabitants of the island.This e-book examines the early years of the touch interval within the Caribbean and in narrative shape reconstructs the social and political association of the Ta&iactue;no. Wilson describes intimately the interactions among the Ta&iactue;no and the Spaniards, with distinctive cognizance paid to the constitution and functioning of the Ta&iactue;no chiefdoms. through offering more information from archaeology and up to date ethnography, he builds a wealthy context during which to appreciate the Ta&iactue;no and their responses to the Europeans.The Ta&iactue;no are in particular vital in a brand new global context simply because they signify a society present process speedy sociopolitical swap and turning into extra complicated via time. The early touch interval on Hispaniola offers us a wealthy ethnohistorical glimpse of the political methods of a posh New global society prior to (and in the course of) its destruction led to by means of the coming of the Europeans. Samuel M. Wilson is Assistant Professor of Anthropology on the collage of Texas at Austin.

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Challenges of Latino Aging in the Americas by William A. Vega, Kyriakos S. Markides, Jacqueline L. Angel,

By William A. Vega, Kyriakos S. Markides, Jacqueline L. Angel, Fernando M. Torres-Gil

This booklet examines essentially the most vital demographic alterations dealing with the U.S.: an total getting older inhabitants and the expanding effect of Latinos. It additionally appears on the altering demographics in Mexico and its impression at the future health and fiscal overall healthiness of getting older Mexicans and Mexican american citizens. The publication offers a conceptual and obtainable framework that might train and tell readers in regards to the interconnectedness of the demographic developments dealing with those international locations. It additionally explores the last word own, social, and political effect they'll have on all americans, within the U.S. in addition to Mexico.    

Challenges of Latino getting older within the Americas features papers provided on the 2013 overseas convention on getting older within the Americas, held on the college of Texas at Austin, September 2013. It brings jointly the paintings of many prime students from the fields of sociology, demography, psychology, anthropology, geography, social paintings, geriatric medication, epidemiology, and public affairs.  

Coverage during this edited assortment comprises operating with varied populations; culturally suitable interventions for varied aged; the well-being, psychological health and wellbeing, and social wishes and issues of getting older Latinos; and the coverage, political, and bi-lateral implications of getting older and variety within the U.S. and Mexico. The e-book offers a wealthy mix of empirical proof with insightful, state-of-the-art research that would function an insightful source for researchers and coverage makers, professors and graduate scholars in quite a lot of fields, from sociology and demography to economics and political technological know-how. ​

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The History of Cuba by Clifford L. Staten

By Clifford L. Staten

Cuba is way greater than cigars, vintage cars, and Castro. This awesome state has had an extended background of kin with greater political powers that have been attracted to the island as a result of its useful assets and strategic position. Ties among Cuba and the us were robust because the mid-nineteenth century, and the subject of U.S. dominance over the island and its humans is a chief historic viewpoint. Cuba's background is advised in 8 chronological chapters, from its earliest days as a Spanish colony, via its wars for independence and the U.S. career within the 20th century to Batista, the chilly struggle, and the so-called ''Special Period,'' while Cuba confronted the difficulty of the downfall of the Soviet Union. With designated emphasis at the 20th century, the Castro period, and U.S.-Cuba family members, this can be the mostВ accessible and present historical past of Cuba available.

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P.Z.L. P-24 by J.B. Cynk

By J.B. Cynk

;P.Z.L. P-24[Aircraft Profile one hundred seventy] КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Название: P.Z.L. P-24 Автор: J.B. Cynk Серия: airplane Profile one hundred seventy Издательство: Profile courses Ltd Год издания: 1967 Страниц:12 Формат: PDF в rarЯзык: английский Размер: 16.22 Мб Для сайта: Мир книгВ 1933 году на базе истребителя P.Z.L. P-11 был разработан P.Z.L. P-24. Представленный в 1934 г. на Парижском авиасалоне, этот самолет привлек к себе значительное внимание и получил в конце концов большие экспортные заказыifolder.ru.com zero

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The Maryland 400 In The Battle Of Long Island, 1776 by Linda Davis Reno

By Linda Davis Reno

This paintings chronicles the tale of four hundred younger males who willingly and knowingly sacrificed themselves to avoid wasting the Continental military on the conflict of new york on August 27, 1776. protecting again 20,000 British and Hessian infantrymen, they allowed their comrades to retreat and will have stored the Revolution from speedy defeat. This exhaustively researched account introduces the reader to the history of the conflict and the tales of the people who fought that day, and comprises biographies with wide quoted fabric as well as a basic historical evaluation.

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The Coolie Speaks: Chinese Indentured Laborers and African by Lisa Yun

By Lisa Yun

Introducing radical counter-visions of race and slavery  and probing the felony and philosophical questions raised through indenture, The Coolie Speaks deals the 1st severe interpreting of a tremendous testimony case from Cuba in 1874.  From this example, Yun lines the emergence of a "coolie narrative" that types a counterpart to the "slave narrative."  The written and oral tales of approximately 3,000 chinese language workers in Cuba, who toiled along-side African slaves, offer a infrequent glimpse into the character of bondage and the torturous transition to freedom.  Trapped in a single of the final status platforms of slavery within the Americas, the chinese language describe their hopes and struggles, and their unrelenting quest for freedom. Yun argues that the tales from this example recommend radical reviews of the "contract" establishment, the root at no cost sleek society.  the instance of Cuba, she indicates, constitutes the early test and forerunner of recent agreement slavery, during which  the agreement itself, taken to its severe, was once wielded as a so much effective type of enslavement and complicity.  Yun additional considers the communal biography of a next-generation Afro-Chinese Cuban writer and increases well timed theoretical questions relating to race, diaspora, transnationalism, and globalization.

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