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Challenges for Rural America in the Twenty-First Century

Subjects: Sociology, Rural--United States; Rural development--United StatesSOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General; HISTORY / United States / 21st Century; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Rural

  • Abstract: The twentieth century was one of profound transformation in rural America. Demographic shifts and economic restructuring have conspired to alter dramatically ...

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The Torture Papers : The Road to Abu Ghraib

Subjects: Torture--Iraq; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Atrocities; Political prisoners--IraqHISTORY / United States / 21st Century

  • Abstract: The Torture Papers document the so-called'torture memos'and reports which US government officials wrote to prepare the way for, and to document, coercive interrogation and torture ...

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Alabaster Cities : Urban U.S. Since 1950

Subjects: City planning--United States--History--20th centuryHISTORY / United States / 20th Century; HISTORY / United States / 21st Century; POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development

  • Abstract: With keen insight and exhaustive research John Rennie Short narrates the story of urban America from 1950 to the present, revealing a compelling portrait of urban ...

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Neal Cassady : The Fast Life of a Beat Hero

Subjects: Beats (Persons)--BiographyBIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical; HISTORY / United States / 21st Century

  • Abstract: This in-depth biography--the first to explore the ups and downs of Neal Cassady--takes a look at the man who achieved immortality as Dean Moriarty, the ...

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