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America at century"s end

by James R. Schlesinger

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-1993,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesRadner lectures.
      StatementJames Schlesinger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE876 .S35 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 113 p. ;
      Number of Pages113
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2208402M
      ISBN 100231069227
      LC Control Number89030700

      America at Century's End by Alan Wolfe. Publisher: University of California Press ISBN/ASIN: ISBN Number of pages: Description: This volume attempts to come to terms with the myriad changes facing American society as the century draws to a close. In these essays, Roiphe (The Morning After) mourns the complicated, issue-ridden thing modern-day sex has become. She discusses safe-sex advertisements, traces the .

        The 15 Greatest Americans Of The 20th Century (PHOTOS) 07/23/ am ET Updated I wrote The Greatest Americans of the 20th Century: A Social Justice Hall of Fame [Nation Books, $] to celebrate achievements of the people and movements that have made America a more humane, inclusive, and democratic country. American literature - American literature - The 19th century: After the American Revolution, and increasingly after the War of , American writers were exhorted to produce a literature that was truly native. As if in response, four authors of very respectable stature appeared. William Cullen Bryant, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and Edgar Allan Poe initiated a .

      A version of Portrait of a Couple at Century's End was published in the January 7, , issue of the Nation. A revision of the poem is in The Pilot Star Elegies, which was published in by W. W. Norton and for which Santos was a finalist for the National Book Award. Bilal Centurys End HC (MR) (C: ) Collecting two stories by legendary creator Enki Bilal and Pierre Christin, Century's End is an exploration of oppression, terrorism and political manoeuvring. Stunningly realized in Bilal's incomparable style, The Brigade of the Black Order and The Hunting Party examine the question: How far are we willing.


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Twenty-two clear, winning, and original essays by an eclectic group of distinguished sociologists who provide an ``evaluative portrait,'' limited but provocative, of selected areas of American life in the closing decades of the 20th century.

Using copious interviews and examples, focusing on ``real people living real lives,'' these essays, edited by Wolfe (Dean, Graduate School, New. Sara M. Evans's TIDAL WAVE, an exploration of feminism and feminist ideology from the s on, is not a quick read nor is it an easy one.

But it is a compelling, satisfying and important one. The American Century by Harold Evans (Alfred A. Knopf ) () is a huge coffee table-sized book that well summarizes the twentieth century.

Roughly divided into chapters corresponding to decades, I was impressed with how readable the /5. Ina year before America entered World War II, Henry Luce, the founder and publisher of Time, wrote an essay called “The American Century.”It was an.

Civil Rights at the Century's End. As the old century gave way to the new, it was hard to say whether African-Americans as a group were in a better or a worse situation than they had been a half-century earlier.

The civil rights movement had won integrated schools and transportation, voting rights, better job opportunities, and real political. Tidal Wave: How Women Changed America at Century's End, Paperback by Evans, Sara, ISBN X, ISBN The Distinguished McKnight University Professor of History at the University of Minnesota uses interviews, archival materials, and published sources to provide a history of women and feminism in the United States from /5(80).

This essay contemplates the tension between the inefficiency and disorder that is a consequence of a free, democratic society and the need, especially in foreign policy, for stability and continuity.

Schlesinger advocates such good things as more talented public servants and greater discipline and realism in facing the nation's problems. He is optimistic about the future. The American Century is a characterization of the period since the middle of the 20th century as being largely dominated by the United States in political, economic, and cultural terms.

It is comparable to the description of the period – as Britain's Imperial Century. The United States' influence grew throughout the 20th century, but became especially dominant after the. Buy Tidal Wave: How Women Changed America at Centurys End 03 edition () by NA for up to 90% off at Edition: The 20th century was a time of enormous changes in American life.

The beginning of the 21st century seems a suitable time to look back over the past years and see how the United States has developed, for better and worse, during that period of its history. In the early decades of the 20th century the American people benefited from. This compelling and persuasive book is the first to explore all of the interrelated aspects of America's decline.

Hard-hitting and provocative, yet measured and clearly written, The End of the American Century demonstrates the phases of social, economic, and international decline that mark the end of a period of world dominance that began with World War II. Victorian America, to investigates America during a period of immense innovation and profound change.

Illustrating numerous aspects of American life, both public and private, the book is a kind of mosaic, from which we discover what Americans ate; what they wore; what they did for entertainment; what songs they sang; what games they played; what Author: Eric Novotny.

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Perception and Cognition at Century's End contains cognitive psychology surveys that are up-to-date and historically based, as well as references to the development of cognitive psychology over the past century.

The book can serve as a central or specialized text for a. This “fascist shift” in progress urgently requires correction, and Naomi Wolf’s clarion call to action, The End of America, is a reasoned plea to the general public.

When fascism develops, it does so with slow interlocking steps, until citizen rights have been so blunted that the finalizing, rapid changes cannot be opposed.5/5. "Blue America" is much further along than "Red America" in its adaptation to America's waning global clout.

There is already a cosmopolitan, secular stamp to the party elite and to the wealthier, better-educated Democratic voters in the cities and suburbs of Blue State America, from Boston to : Paul Starobin.The American Century and Beyond U.S. Foreign Relations, George C. Herring Oxford History of the United States.

Part of the acclaimed Oxford History of the United States series; Winner of the Robert H. Ferrell Book Award of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction.