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American Decades (1900-2009)
Call Number: Reference E169.12 .A419
This set of books is found in the reference section of the WOU Library.
American Decades documents and analyzes periods of contemporary American social history. Each volume begins with an overview and chronology covering the entire decade, followed by in depth chapters covering specific subjects, including Law and Justice.
American Decades Primary Sources (1900-1999)
Call Number: E-BOOK
This e-book covers the entire 20th century. There are multiple volumes. On the Table of Contents tab, select the decade you want in the drop-down menu.
This e-book is different than the ones above. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.
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