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Author: JoAnne Weisman Deitch
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: inventors, nation
Number of Pages: 60
Compelling firsthand accounts and primary source documents underpin the introduction to U.S. history in History Compass' popular Research American History series. This volume looks at some of the greatest inventions from each century of American history, from farming innovations to transportation, communications to computers.
Author: International Skiing History Association
Publisher: International Skiing History Association
Keywords: journal, heritage, skiing
Number of Pages: 52
Skiing Heritage is a quarterly Journal of original, entertaining, and informative feature articles on skiing history. Published by the International Skiing History Association, its contents support ISHA's mission "to preserve skiing history and to increase awareness of the sport's heritage."
Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: naturalization, text, citizenship, federal, states, history, united
Number of Pages: 212
Designed especially for persons seeking to become citizens of the U.S. The texts can be used to help the reader prepare for the naturalization examination. An overview of the history of the U.S. from 1600-1987. Provides the history, content and purpose of the Constitution, the amendment process and major historical events. Includes portraits of individuals important in U.S. history. Learning objectives, glossary, review questions and much more. Illustrated.
Author: John B. Hattendorf
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: improvement, essays, history, naval, doing
Number of Pages: 178
Examines the practice of writing about naval history by presenting a collection of papers aimed at linking the subject to general history while improving methods for specialized study. The papers are arranged by general topic: Bureaucracy & Technology, Domestic Politics, Comparative History, General Naval History, & Reflections; & include contributions by: Volker Berghahn, James Goldrick, Paul G. Halpern, John B. Hattendorf, Robert Jervis, Paul M. Kennedy, N.A.M. Rodger, David A. Rosenberg, Dennis E. Showalter, Mark R. Shulman, Jon Tetsuro Sumida, William R. Thompson, & Robert S. Wood.
Author: Georges L. Bastin
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
Keywords: history, translation, future, charting
Number of Pages: 353
Over the last 30 years there has been a substantial increase in the study of the history of translation. Both well-known and lesser-known specialists in translation studies have worked tirelessly to give the history of translation its rightful place. Clearly, progress has been made, and the history of translation has become a viable independent research area. This book aims at claiming such autonomy for the field with a renewed vigour. It seeks to explore issues related to methodology as well as a variety of discourses on history with a view to laying the groundwork for new avenues, new models
Author: Jacques Depelchin
Keywords: history, african, reclaiming
Number of Pages: 106
The thought-provoking essays in this volume show that it is possible to reconnect the histories of those who have been disconnected in Africa: shack dwellers, the poor, and the dispossessed. This analysis of African history demonstrates how people have been forced into looking at their own histories through a shattered mirror, deliberately and forcefully crushed so as to render the exercise impossible, and argues that history could be written in a way that would help break the mold and free it from being a hostage, consciously and unconsciously, to European and U.S. historical intellectual fra