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Social Issues Primary Sources Collection

Social Issues Primary Sources Collection

Book Description

These volumes of primary source documents focus on leading social issues of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. International in scope, each title is devoted to one topic: < ul> < li> Crime and Punishment < li> Environmental Issues < li> Family in Society < li> Gender Issues and Sexuality < li> Government, Politics, and Protest < li> Human and Civil Rights < li> Immigration and Multiculturalism < li> Medicine, Bioethics, and Health < li> Social Policy < li> Terrorism < /ul>< p>Each title contains approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context. Entries are organized into chapters that feature a general overview of the chapter's subtopic. The following standard subheads are included in each entry: < ul>< li> Date< li> Source< li> About the Author< li> Introduction< li> Primary Source< li> Significance< li> Further Resources< /ul>< p>All titles contain an introduction to its topic, a chronology of major events associated with the topic, and a general index. A comprehensive subject index is included with print set purchases only.

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  • The Stair An Oxgangs Edinburgh Childhood 1958-1972 Fremont's Hundred Days in Missouri : Speech of Schuyler Colfax, of Indiana, in Reply to Mr. Blair, of Missouri, Delivered in the House of Representatives, March 7, 1862
  • Letters From the Raven; Being the Correspondence of Lafcadio Hearn With Henry Watkin, With Introd. and Critical Comment by the Editor, Milton Bronner Four English Humourists of the Nineteenth Century: Lectures Delivered at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in January and February, 1895
  • Fortune of the Republic : Lecture Delivered at the Old South Church, March 30, 1878 The Unknowable : the Herbert Spencer Lecture Delivered at Oxford, 24 October, 1923
  • Frederic Chopin : His Life, Works, and Letters Forty Years' Familiar Letters of James W. Alexander, D.D., Constituting, With Notes, a Memoir of His Life
  • The Logs of the Serapis--Alliance--Ariel, Under the Command of John Paul Jones, 1779-1780, With Extracts From Public Documents, Unpublished Letters, and ... With Reproductions of Scarce Prints The Little Nightcap Letters
  • Lives of the Early Medici as Told in Their Correspondence Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance Between The Vatican, The CIA, and The Mafia