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The American South Since World War II

James C. Cobb

The American South Since World War II

by James C. Cobb

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10133564M
ISBN 100195166507
ISBN 109780195166507
OCLC/WorldCa606774422

World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history. It lasted from to and involved 30 countries from every part of the globe. World War II killed around 70 million people, or 4% of the world's population. Historians argue over the exact numbers, so most of the following figures are from " The Fallen of World War II.". During the final days of World War II, German troops mounted their last serious resistance in western Europe at the Battle of. the Bulge. During World War II, changes to American domestic life included. During the two years following the American pullout of troops from South Vietnam, the North Vietnamese.

World War II, conflict that involved virtually every part of the world during – The main combatants were the Axis powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) and the Allies (France, Great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union, and China). It was the bloodiest conflict, as well as the largest war, in history. Get this from a library! American foreign policy since World War II. [Steven W Hook; John W Spanier] -- The classic text on American foreign policy, Hook and Spanier's book has long set the standard in guiding students through the complexities of the field. Giving students the historical context they.

The 19th Century: Theory and Technological Change. Napoleonic strategy and tactics were closely studied by the first great theorists of war, the Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz (–) and the French general Antoine Jomini (–). Clausewitz's On War (–34; Eng. trans., ) emphasized the close relationship between war. This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion on The Best War Ever: America and World War II by Michael C.C. Adams. "The Best War Ever - America and World War II," contrasts the image produced by media and historians to the real horrors of war by using selective memory and.


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The American South Since World War II by James C. Cobb Download PDF EPUB FB2

James C Cobb is a Southern historian. His book The South and America since World War II focuses on the years after This book takes a detailed look at the American South’s segregation in the way that it affected blacks.

In this book he highlights elections by: About The Book. In this superb volume, James C. Cobb provides the first truly comprehensive history of the South since World War II, brilliantly capturing an era of.

"James C. Cobb is a don of Southern historians, and his The South and America Since World War II is impressive for its scope and sweep. No important event in the last 70 years escapes his eye."--The Wilson Quarterly.

The definitive history of the American South since World War II, offering a brisk, but comprehensive and authoritative narrative of politics, race, economics, and culture Description Book Information.

This masterful history of the American South since World War II analyzes the social and economic transformation of a region that within living memory was still William Faulkner territory. In 60 years, the Jim Crow laws have fallen and much of the region has been through both industrialization and (as textile mills fled to Asia) deindustrialization.

In Our Times: America Since World War II, Seventh Edition, is a revised and updated version of this widely used book, which has been popular in both survey courses in U.S. history and in more specialized courses. A clearly written, interpretive narrative, the book interrelates trends in foreign affairs, mass culture, social history, gender politics, civil rights, economics, and political by: 5.

Books shelved as after-world-war Victims Of Yalta by Nikolai Tolstoy, The Minister And The Massacres by Nikolai Tolstoy, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of.

Historical Map of South American nations (20 April ) - South America in World War II: Brazil was the only South American country to send troops abroad during World War II and, despite US pressure, only Bolivia and Colombia had followed its lead in declaring war on the Axis powers by the end of Nonetheless, the demands of the War economically tied South.

This popular and classic text chronicles America's roller-coaster journey through the decades since World War II. Considering both the paradoxes and the possibilities of postwar America, William H.

Chafe portrays the significant cultural and political themes that have colored our country's past and present, including issues of race, class, gender, foreign policy, and 3/5(1). Killing Hope U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II – Part I William Blum Zed Books London Killing Hope was first published outside of North America by Zed Books Ltd, 7 Cynthia Street, London NI 9JF, UK in Second impression, Printed by Gopsons Papers Limited, Noida, India w w Size: 2MB.

American Foreign Policy Since World War II provides students with an understanding of America’s current challenges by exploring its historical experience as the world’s predominant power since World War II. Through this process of historical reflection and insight, students become better equipped to place the current problems of the nation.

Hart’s new book Hitler’s American Friends: The Third Reich’s Supporters in the United States argues that the threat of Nazism in the United States before World War II was greater than we. The history of Latin America during World War II is important because of the significant economic, political, and military changes that occurred throughout much of the region as a result of the war.

The war caused a lot of panic in Latin America Events: The St. Louis Affair, – JuneBattle. The Man in the High Castle, by Philip K. Dick You can’t discuss alternate history without bringing up The Man in the High ’s brain-warping story is set in a world where the Axis powers won World War II, and America has been divided between Japan and Nazi Germany (the brain twisting bit: a major plot point involves a novel-within-a-novel in which America won the war).Author: Jeff Somers.

William Blum left the State Department inabandoning his aspiration of becoming a Foreign Service Officer, because of his opposition to what the United States was doing in Vietnam.

His book on U.S. foreign policy, Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II, first published in and updated since, has received international acclaim.

Mother’s War, Emily Yellin provides a compelling and eye-opening account of the many roles of women during World War II. Our Mother’s War was inspired by Yellin’s mother, Carol Lynn, who had lived through World War II and had been a Red Cross volunteer in the Pacific.

Madeleine Crum, The Huffington Post: The following is an excerpt from Lizzie Collingham’s “The Taste of War,” [Penguin, $] which, as its name implies, details the impact food consumption, soldier nutrition and Nazi diets had on World War II: The new-found prosperity of American workers allowed them to buy goods which had previously.

World War II. World War II was the biggest and deadliest war in history, involving more than 30 countries. Sparked by the Nazi invasion of Poland, the war dragged on for six bloody years until the Allies defeated Nazi Germany and Japan in   “World War II could not have been won without the vital support and innovation of American industry.

Arthur Herman’s engrossing and superbly researched account of how this came about, and the two men primarily responsible for orchestrating it, is one of the last great, untold stories of the war.”—Carlo D’Este, author of Patton: A /5(31). A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War IIhighlights the major ground force campaigns during the six years of the war, offers suggestions for further reading, and provides Americans an opportuni-ty to learn about the Army’s role in World War II.

This brochure was prepared at the U.S. Army Center of Military History by Wayne Size: KB. All of the titles in the U.S. Army in World War II series (the Army's official history of World War II - commonly referred to as the "Green Books") are listed in the following sections.

The War Department. The Army Ground Forces. The Army Service Forces. The Western Hemisphere. The War in the Pacific. The Mediterranean Theater of Operations.Despite all the warnings of war, the United States wasn’t completely prepared when World War II broke out.

The Depression had rubbed out many of the country’s machine and tool industries, the military was woefully under-supplied, and many soldiers found themselves drilling with toy guns and wooden tanks.

In a way, however, the Depression was [ ].3 20th-century wars. 4 21st-century wars. 7 External links. 18th-century wars. Result for the United States and its Allies. American Revolutionary War. Location: Eastern North America, Gibraltar, India, Caribbean Sea, and the Atlantic.

The Battle of Long Island, Aug Canadian Auxiliaries. Watauga Association. German Auxiliaries.