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Civil Rights Movement
eBook: The Civil Rights Movement Although slavery in the United States officially ended after the Civil War, prejudice against people of color lasted well into the twentieth and continues today. The Civil Rights Movement reached its peak in mid-twentieth century under the leadership of such figures as Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Explore the sit-ins, protests, tragedies, and victories of the Civil Rights Movement.
eBooks: Russian Revolution - Click cover to open book
Internet Modern History Sourcebook
eBook: Wars That Changed History: 50 of the World's Greatest Conflicts A thorough study of significant wars throughout history and their influence on world affairs--from the Egyptian Pharaoh Thutmore III's Campaigns during 479-459 BCE through the Iraq War of 2003-2011. * Features Illustrations, maps, and photographs to visually engage readers * Discusses the significance of major conflicts and their broad historical consequences * Offers the most recent interpretations as to the causes and effects of each war covered * Provides a list of books for additional reading to expand learning opportunities * Reveals the meaning of the term "tech-tac disjoint" and explains its relevance to to modern use of technology-enabled weaponry
Primary Sources - Russian Revolution
Australia and the Vietnam War
Primary Sources - Vietnam War
eBooks - The Cold War - Click cover to open book
eBook: The History of China Password needed for off-campus access - see Passwords sheet.
From China's dynastic past to the post-Mao era, this set surveys the epic transformations that make the country what it is today. Memorable photographs and illustrations accompany the text and transport readers across time and place to experience traditions and locales at the same time unique and not unlike their own.
eBook: Worldmark Modern Conflict and Diplomacy This set presents easy-to-understand information on 90 global conflicts and diplomatic efforts. It covers specific conflicts that have had a truly global impact, as well as the efforts and organizations focused on solving these conflicts.
eBook: Imperial China : six centuries of all-powerful dynasties This book tells the story of three powerful dynasties--Yuan, Ming and Qing--that ruled China from 1271 to 1911. The quality of their leadership varied enormously, from accomplished military commanders to child-emperors manipulated by the adults around them. In this book we see how this succession of emperors moulded China's character until the final collapse of the Imperial system in 1911.
Australian Indigenous Rights Movements Since 1967