Category: History

Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection

Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection
2017 | English | ISBN-10: 1610696026 | 1828 pages | 20.7 MB

This four-volume set documents the complexity and richness of women’s contributions to American history and culture, empowering all students by demonstrating a more populist approach to the past.

• Provides significantly more detail than typical reference works on women’s history and culture, enabling readers to better appreciate the contributions of women of all socio-cultural statuses
• Covers the astounding range of American women’s experience, including women of various economic and racial statuses, religious affiliations, political and ideological identifications, and sexualities
• Includes a significant selection of primary documents, thereby combining the educational power of secondary and primary literature to create a richer learning experience for users

History of the World in 1000 Objects

History of the World in 1000 Objects
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1465422897 | 480 pages | True PDF | 183 MB

From the watch Napoleon used to synchronize with his generals at Waterloo and Chinese David vases believed to be the oldest example of blue and white porcelain to the US Constitution and the Mayan Dresden codex, the oldest book written in the Americas, History of the World in 1,000 Objects provides a completely fresh perspective on the history of the world.

With objects revealing how our ancestors lived, what they believed and valued, and how these items helped shape civilization, History of the World in 1,000 Objects contains a treasure trove of human creativity from earliest cultures to the present day. Objects are grouped chronologically, under key themes, from art to the history of technology, and together help paint a unique picture that provides detailed insight into each culture.

In addition to stunning specially-commissioned photographs, History of the World in 1,000 Objects is packed with timelines and maps that make it easy to compare how people lived at different times and in different parts of the world.

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