100 People Who Changed 20th Century America 2 Volumes

Author: Mary Cross
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610690869
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To what extent does a person's own success result in social transformation? This book offers 100 answers, providing thought-provoking examples of how American culture was shaped within a crucial time period by individuals whose lives and ideas were major agents of change.

100 People Who Changed 20th Century America

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100 People Who Changed 20th-Century America provides a two-volume encyclopedia of the individuals whose contributions to society made the 20th century what it was. Comprising contributions from 20 academics and experts in their field, the thought-provoking essays examine the men and women who have shaped the modern American cultural experience - change agents who defined their time period as a result of their talent, imagination, and enterprise. Organized chronologically by the subjects' birthdates, the essays are written to accessible to the general reader yet provide in-depth information for scholars, ensuring that the work will appeal to many audiences. --from back cover.

100 Entertainers Who Changed America An Encyclopedia Of Pop Culture Luminaries 2 Volumes

Author: Robert C. Sickels
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598848313
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This fascinating and thought-provoking read challenges readers to consider entertainers and entertainment in new ways, and highlights figures from outside the worlds of film, television, and music as influential "pop stars."

Guide To Reference In Genealogy And Biography

Author: Mary K. Mannix
Editor: American Library Association
ISBN: 083891294X
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An excellent starting point for both reference librarians and for library users seeking information about family history and the lives of others, this resource is drawn from the authoritative database of Guide to Reference, voted Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers in 2012. Biographical resources have long been of interest to researchers and general readers, and this title directs readers to the best biographical sources for all regions of the world. For interest in the lives of those not found in biographical resources, this title also serves as a guide to the most useful genealogical resources. Profiling more than 1400 print and electronic sources, this book helps connect librarians and researchers to the most relevant sources of information in genealogy and biography.

Poverty And Health A Crisis Among America S Most Vulnerable 2 Volumes

Author: Kevin Michael Fitzpatrick
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440802645
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A collection of in-depth essays focused on the health issues facing the poorest populations in the United States as it relates to the common good of all Americans. • Covers the plight of those most vulnerable in our current health care system, including the elderly, homeless people, and low-income minority youth • Brings together an interdisciplinary group of authors with diversified views on the relationship between health and poverty • Provides comprehensive coverage of both physical and mental health issues affecting Americans today • Details the causes of poor health for America's poverty-stricken infants, children, adolescents, and adults

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Senior High School Library Catalog

Author: H.W. Wilson Company
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Each vol. is divided into 2 parts 1st-7th ed.: Dictionary catalog and Classified catalog; 8th-9th ed. have 3rd. part: Directory of publishers.