Living the World War

A Weekly Exploration of the American Experience in World War I-Volume One

Author: Donald N. Zillman,Elizabeth Elsbach

Publisher: Vandeplas Pub.

ISBN: 9781600422782

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A century ago Americans entered and fought 'a war to end all wars.' In Living the World War: A Weekly Exploration of the American Experience in World War I we use the Congressional Record and the New York Times to see how an American citizen of that era would have experienced the World War without knowing what would come next. In addition to the War, Americans living during the weeks of October 1, 1916 to December 31, 1917 also debated women's suffrage, race relations, Prohibition, the rights of organized labor, reconciliation of North and South, and coal and fuel shortages. That experience of war, and the emerging national issues, profoundly shape America in the 21st century. Donald N. Zillman is the Edward Godfrey Professor of Law at the University of Maine School of Law. He majored in history at the University of Wisconsin and graduated from the Wisconsin (JD) and the Virginia Law Schools (LLM). In his career he served as an Army Judge Advocate officer and a professor of law at Arizona State University and the University of Utah before coming to Maine as the Dean of the University of Maine Law School. He also served as the President of the University of Maine at Presque Isle and as a visiting professor at the United States Military Academy at West Point and the University of Southampton (UK). His writings have focused on military law, energy law, and tort law. Elizabeth Elsbach received her JD from the University of Maine Law School in 2016. She majored in history, political science, and English at Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana. During her time at Saint Mary's she lived abroad in Innsbruck, Austria where she immersed herself in the cultures, the languages, and the history of Europe. While in Law School, Elizabeth collaborated on an article on energy and natural resources for the Oxford University Press in addition to co-authoring Living the World War. She is pursuing a career in intellectual property law. The authors are law trained by profession and amateur historians by avocation. We bring the differing perspectives of men and women, military veteran and non-veteran, baby boom generation and millennial generation to our work. Join us in the experience of "Living the World War."
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If Billy Sunday Comes to Town - Delusion as a Religious Experience?

The Biography of Anton T. Boisen from the Perspective of Foundational Theology

Author: Cor Arends

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 3643904797

Category: Religion

Page: 265

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This book explores how religious delusion can be acknowledged as a religious experience. In addition, the book presents a detailed case-study of the life of Presbyterian minister Anton T. Boisen (1876-1965), his crises and the religious delusion that brought him to the brink of the abyss after the trauma he experienced during World War I--Back cover.
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Cengage Advantage Books: The American Experiment: A History of the United States, Volume 1: To 1877

Author: Steven M. Gillon,Cathy D. Matson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840029535

Category: History

Page: 560

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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT, Third Edition offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Approaching the American history survey course in an innovative way, this text features a more expansive definition of political history that includes all forms of politics, not just electoral politics, while simultaneously incorporating cultural history. With the specific aim of expanding history beyond elite actors, THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT emphasizes everyday work, family life, customs, and objects of cultural history to address its four themes: the role of government, American identity, the broad concept of culture, and America and the world. The Third Edition features an enhanced thematic approach that helps students understand America's development as an experiment in politics, culture, and identity, within a global context. Available in the following options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT, Third Edition (Chapters 1-32); Volume 1: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16); Volume 2: Since 1865 (Chapters 16-32). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Education of the Filmmaker in Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas

Author: M. Hjort

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137032693

Category: Education

Page: 302

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Using case studies from Nigeria, Qatar, the United States, the West Indies, and others, the contributors to this volume examine aspects such as audience response, film education for children, and the impact on crime in the various studios, clubs, film festivals, NGOs, peripatetic workshops, and alternative film schools where filmmaking is taught.
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Women in Journalism at the Fin de Siècle

Making a Name for Herself

Author: F. Gray

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137001305

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 271

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As the nineteenth-century drew to a close, women became more numerous and prominent in British journalism. This book offers a fascinating introduction to the work lives of twelve such journalists, and each essay examines the career, writing and strategic choices of women battling against the odds to secure recognition in a male-dominated society.
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