The Ku Klux Klan in the City 1915 1930

  • Auteur: Kenneth T. Jackson
  • ISBN: 0929587820
  • Date de sortie: 1967
  • Collection: Rowman & Littlefield
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Revising conventional wisdom about the Klan, Mr. Jackson shows that its roots in the 1920s can also be found in the burgeoning cities. Comprehensively researched, methodically organized, lucidly written...a book to be respected. Journal of American History."

New Media 1740 1915

  • Auteur: Lisa Gitelman
  • ISBN: 9780262572286
  • Date de sortie: 2003
  • Collection: MIT Press
  • Total Download: 8400
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A cultural history of media that were "new media" in the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.

Negro Population in the United States 1790 1915

  • Auteur: United States. Bureau of the Census
  • ISBN:
  • Date de sortie: 1968
  • Collection: Ayer Company Pub
  • Total Download: 7687
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America and the Armenian Genocide of 1915

  • Auteur: Jay Winter
  • ISBN: 9781139450188
  • Date de sortie: 2004-01-08
  • Collection: Cambridge University Press
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Before Rwanda and Bosnia, and before the Holocaust, the first genocide of the twentieth century happened in Turkish Armenia in 1915, when approximately one million people were killed. This volume is an account of the American response to this atrocity. The first part sets up the framework for understanding the genocide: Sir Martin Gilbert, Vahakn Dadrian and Jay Winter provide an analytical setting for nine scholarly essays examining how Americans learned of this catastrophe and how they tried to help its victims. Knowledge and compassion, though, were not enough to stop the killings. A terrible precedent was born in 1915, one which has come to haunt the United States and other Western countries throughout the twentieth century and beyond. To read the essays in this volume is chastening: the dilemmas Americans faced when confronting evil on an unprecedented scale are not very different from the dilemmas we face today.

Writers in Hollywood 1915 1951

  • Auteur: Ian Hamilton
  • ISBN: 0571283713
  • Date de sortie: 2011-11-17
  • Collection: Faber & Faber
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Legend has it that Hollywood lures gifted writers into its service with sunshine and money, only to treat them as glorified typists and plot-mechanics, peripheral to the main business of moviemaking. This is what Ian Hamilton describes as 'the writer-in-chains saga that emerges from any study of Hollywood during its so-called golden years - the period I have marked as running from 1915-1951.' But in this superb account of what befell the likes of Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Chandler and Huxley by working for the Dream Factory, Hamilton argues that these writers 'were in the movies by choice: they earned far more money than their colleagues who did not write for films, and in several cases they applied themselves conscientiously to the not-unimportant task at hand. And they had a lot of laughs...' 'Fascinating and enjoyable.' New Statesman 'Abounds in marvelous stories, apocryphal, fabulous, funny and even true.' Observer Faber Finds is devoted to restoring to readers a wealth of lost or neglected classics and authors of distinction. The range embraces fiction, non-fiction, the arts and children's books. For a full list of available titles visit To join the dialogue with fellow book-lovers please see our blog,

The August Offensive

  • Auteur: David W. Cameron
  • ISBN: 1921941693
  • Date de sortie: 2011
  • Collection: Big Sky Publishing
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The August Offensive or ‘Anzac Breakout’ at Gallipoli saw some of the bloodiest fighting since the landing as Commonwealth and Turkish troops fought desperate battles at Lone Pine, German Officers’ Trench, Turkish Quinn’s, The Chessboard, The Nek, Chunuk Bair, The Farm, Hill Q and Hill 971. The offensive was designed to allow the allied forces to ‘break out’ of the Anzac beachhead below the Sari Bair Range; its end result was an enlarged prison for which they paid a high price in men and materials. The appalling nature of the terrain, the complex plan and the overly ambitious objectives set for the already fatigued troops made the ‘fog of war’ a crucial factor. Indeed, the August Offensive clearly demonstrates what happens when an overriding strategic objective does not take into account the tactical difficulties on the ground. This book is part of the Australian Army History Unit's Campaigns Series: well-researched, comprehensive and easy-to-read books on Australia's military campaigns.

Marsovan 1915

  • Auteur: Bertha B. Morley
  • ISBN: 9780953519132
  • Date de sortie: 2000
  • Collection: Gomidas Institute
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