American Revolution The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection 5 volumes

Each entry is cross-referenced to other entries and also lists books for further reading. In addition, there is a detailed bibliography, timeline, and glossary.

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1851097449

Category: History

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With more than 1,300 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of the American Revolution, this definitive scholarly reference covers the causes, course, and consequences of the war and the political, social, and military origins of the nation. • Contains more than 1,300 A–Z entries on various political, social, and military topics connected with the American Revolution • Features contributions from more than 120 distinguished scholars and independent historians from a variety of disciplines • Introduces entries with essays on the war's underlying causes and the events that catalyzed its outbreak, a synopsis of the war, and an analysis of its long-term impact • Includes key documents relevant to the period, including Common Sense, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, eyewitness battle accounts, speeches, and treaties • Supplements entries with hundreds of illustrations depicting colonial and Revolutionary America, plus dozens of maps depicting major geopolitical relationships, large-scale military operations, and individual battles on land and sea • Addresses all major Native American tribes involved in the conflict and their role in the war

The Cold War The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection 5 volumes

Tucker's recently published works include The Roots and Consequences of Independence Wars: Conflicts That Changed World History; American Revolution: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection; World War I: A Country- by- ...

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440860769

Category: History

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This sweeping reference work covers every aspect of the Cold War, from its ignition in the ashes of World War II, through the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis, to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The Cold War superpower face-off between the Soviet Union and the United States dominated international affairs in the second half of the 20th century and still reverberates around the world today. This comprehensive and insightful multivolume set provides authoritative entries on all aspects of this world-changing event, including wars, new military technologies, diplomatic initiatives, espionage activities, important individuals and organizations, economic developments, societal and cultural events, and more. This expansive coverage provides readers with the necessary context to understand the many facets of this complex conflict. The work begins with a preface and introduction and then offers illuminating introductory essays on the origins and course of the Cold War, which are followed by some 1,500 entries on key individuals, wars, battles, weapons systems, diplomacy, politics, economics, and art and culture. Each entry has cross-references and a list of books for further reading. The text includes more than 100 key primary source documents, a detailed chronology, a glossary, and a selective bibliography. Numerous illustrations and maps are inset throughout to provide additional context to the material. Includes more than 1,500 entries covering all facets of the Cold War from its origins to its aftermath, including all political, diplomatic, military, social, economic, and cultural aspects Incorporates the scholarship of more than 200 internationally recognized contributors from around the world, many writing about events and issues from the perspective of their country of origin Offers more than 100 original documents—a collection that draws heavily on material from archives in China, Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union Provides hundreds of powerful images and dozens of informative maps detailing specific military conflicts and movements of various groups Includes a detailed chronology of important events that occurred before, during, and after the Cold War

World War I The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection 5 volumes

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection Spencer C. Tucker ... Vilified during World War I and expelled from the Daughters of the American Revolution for her opposition to American involvement in the conflict, ...

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1851099654

Category: History

Page: 2307

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Offering exhaustive coverage, detailed analyses, and the latest historical interpretations of events, this expansive, five-volume encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and detailed reference source on the First World War available today. • Provides comprehensive coverage of the causes of the war that allows readers to fully understand the complex origins of such a monumental conflict • Supplies detailed analyses and explanations of the events before, during, and after World War I, such as how the results of the war set the stage for the global Great Depression of the 1930s, as well as detailed biographical data on key military and civilian individuals during World War I • Includes a chronologically organized document volume that enables students to examine the sources of historical information firsthand • Covers all key battles, land and sea, and their impacts, as well as the critical technological developments that affected the war's outcomes

World War II The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection 5 volumes

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection Spencer C. Tucker ... With them America will be on the road to victory, both in war and peace. Without them America cannot mobilize its labor forces either for war or peace.

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1851099697

Category: History

Page: 2471

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With more than 1,700 cross-referenced entries covering every aspect of World War II, the events and developments of the era, and myriad related subjects as well as a documents volume, this is the most comprehensive reference work available on the war. • Provides a clear understanding of the causes of World War II, reaching back to World War I and the role of the Western democracies in its origin • Examines home front developments in major countries during the war, such as race and gender relations in the United States • Recognizes the important roles played by women in the war and describes how the United States mobilized its economy and citizenry for total war • Discusses the Holocaust and establishes responsibility for this genocide • Details the changing attitudes toward the war as expressed in film and literature

Analyzing The American Divide

Accessed March 11, 2018. https://www.encyclopedia.com/history/united-states-and-canada/ushistory/loyalists. ... 13 Tucker, Spencer C. "American Revolution: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection [5 Volumes]." Google Books.

Author: Saye Menlekeh Taryor (Brother Saye)

Publisher: Kiiton Press

ISBN: 0913491985

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 295

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Analyzing The American Divide "Analyzing The American Divide" highlights and debunks propaganda promoted by Europeans, towards people of African descent, while addressing charges of cannibalism, high crime rates, low IQ claims by race realists, and the so called, lack of advanced civilizations by Black Africans. This book is a must read for all, as Brother Saye provides an extensive outlook on how the British, and the Loyalists, viewed the American Revolution, while also illuminating the real dynamics, surrounding America’s Civil War.

American Reference Books Annual 2019 Edition

152. American Revolution: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection. Spencer C. Tucker, ed. Santa Barbara, Calif., ABC-CLIO, 2018. 5v. illus. maps. index. $546.00/set. ISBN 13: 978-1-85109-739-5; 978-1-85109-744-9 (e-book).

Author: Juneal M. Chenoweth

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440869146

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 552

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American Civil War The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection 6 volumes

The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection Spencer C. Tucker ... In the years immediately following the American Revolution, the United States counted only about 25,000 Catholics, mostly in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Author: Spencer C. Tucker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1851096825

Category: History

Page: 2777

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This expansive, multivolume reference work provides a broad, multidisciplinary examination of the Civil War period ranging from pre-Civil War developments and catalysts such as the Mexican-American War to the rebuilding of the war-torn nation during Reconstruction.

Journal of the West

... WAR The Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War A Political , Social , and Military History 5 VOLUMES 11 Pal ... Volume Editors Providing the most complete look at the American Revolution , this definitive reference — written ...

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The Journal of Military History

From the Leading Publisher in War and Conflict NEW BENEVELOPED THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WAR The Encyclopedia of the American ... Volume Editors Providing the most complete , exhaustive look at the American Revolution , this definitive ...

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Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association ... History 4 Volumes Spencer C. Tucker , Editor Priscilla Mary Roberts , Editor , Documents Volume nun The Encyclopedia of ...

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