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Author: John Zubritsky
Publisher: Branden Books
Keywords: civil, war, soldiers, black, three, men, chronicle, fighting
Number of Pages: 300
Published: 1994-04-01
ISBN-10: 0828319634
ISBN-13: 9780828319638

Recreates, through research of historical documents, the lives of 3 soldiers and how the Civil War impacted on their lives.
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Author: John A. Clausen
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: depression, children, looking, lives, american
Number of Pages: 624
Published: 1995-03-16
ISBN-10: 0520201493
ISBN-13: 9780520201491

00 To what degree is the course of human life prefigured by the childhood and adolescent years? John A. Clausen, long associated with the now famous Berkeley Longitudinal Studies, draws on sixty years of research from this, the largest long-term inquiry into human lives ever conducted, to answer this question. To what degree is the course of human life prefigured by the childhood and adolescent years? John A. Clausen, long associated with the now famous Berkeley Longitudinal Studies, draws on sixty years of research from this, the largest long-term inquiry into human lives ever conducted, to a
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Author: Copthorne Macdonald
Publisher: iUniverse
Keywords: effective, living, joyful, strategies, life, getting
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 2001-10-11
ISBN-10: 0595202462
ISBN-13: 9780595202461

This book is about crafting full, rich, creative, and enjoyable lives for ourselves; lives that are significant, lives that contribute in some way to the world around us. Getting a Life is rooted in the idea that some steps toward wisdom require nothing more than a fresh look at common life situations, nothing more than an appreciation of the difference between skillful and unskillful ways of dealing with those situations. Its premise is that a few truths about everyday life, if pointed out and taken seriously, can make a significant difference in the quality of day-to-day living and our enjoy
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Author: Katherine K. Wallman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: national, indicators, key, brief, children, americas
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437917321
ISBN-13: 9781437917321

This report provides an accessible compendium of indicators drawn from the most reliable official statistics across topics. Indicators are chosen because they are easy to understand; are based on substantial research connecting them to child well-being; vary across important areas of children¿s lives; are measured regularly so that they can be updated and show trends over time; and represent large segments of the population, rather than one particular group. The indicators are organized into seven sections, each focusing on a domain relevant to children¿s lives: Family and Social Environment
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Author: Michael Thompson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: promotion, campaign, reading, lives, change, books
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 1997-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788144731
ISBN-13: 9780788144738

Books Change Lives” was the Library of Congress's national reading promotion theme for 1993-1994. This report provides details about how this reading promotion campaign developed & what happened around the country that made this campaign so popular; it also makes available the ideas that have proven so effective in the promotion of reading; it shares some of the best & most inspirational statements, ideas, & graphics generated by the campaign; & stimulates thinking on how to make future campaigns even more effective. Includes contributions from students who participated in the essay contests
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Author: Jacob Riis
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: lives
Number of Pages: 322
Published: 2011-03-15
ISBN-10: 145850042X
ISBN-13: 9781458500427
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Author: Maurice Crul
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: context, matter, integration, compared, second, generation, european
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 2013-02-15
ISBN-10: 9089644431
ISBN-13: 9789089644435

One of the foremost challenges for contemporary Europe is the integration of new immigrants and their children. The second generation constitutes a rapidly growing and highly visible group of metropolitan youth that faces the dilemma of navigating their ethnic identities in a world that puts a premium on assimilation. This volume examines the lives of the second generation in fifteen European cities, from their educational background to their professional lives to their own cultural and religious identities“This book is both theoretically and empirically important, as no other work has been
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