Working Americans 1880-2003: At War

Working Americans 1880-2003: At War

by Scott V. Derks
     
 
This book is the fifth in a series examining the social and economic lives of working Americans. In this volume, the focus is on the men and women who have been impacted by the events of military actions. Coverage encompasses the years following 1999, with material on the September 11th attacks and recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Each chapter is devoted to

Overview

This book is the fifth in a series examining the social and economic lives of working Americans. In this volume, the focus is on the men and women who have been impacted by the events of military actions. Coverage encompasses the years following 1999, with material on the September 11th attacks and recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Each chapter is devoted to one decade, and, after an introduction, offers personal profiles of real American citizens, complete with descriptions of life at home, life at work, and life in the community. Excerpts from contemporary newspaper and magazine articles, song lyrics, and political speeches are included, along with b&w historical photos and advertisements. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592370245
Publisher:
Grey House Publishing
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
Working Americans Series
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.70(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

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