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Refugees in America : Stories of Courage, Resilience, and Hope in Their Own Words

Subjects: Refugees--United StatesSOCIAL SCIENCE / General; HISTORY / United States / 21st Century; HISTORY / World

  • Abstract: It is not an easy road—but hope is the oxygen of my life. These insightful words of Meron Semedar, a refugee from Eritrea, reflect ...

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Houston, Space City USA

Subjects: Astronautics--Texas--Houston; Manned space flight--HistoryPHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Regional; HISTORY / United States / 20th Century; HISTORY / United States / 21st Century

  • Abstract: On July 20, 1969, humanity paused with attention locked to television and radio broadcasts as the astronauts of the Apollo 11 mission dramatically touched down on the dusty ...

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The Contemporary Western

Subjects: Western films--United States--History and criticism; Violence in motion picturesHISTORY / United States / 21st Century

  • Abstract: In this book, John White explores how films such as Open Range, True Grit and Jane Got a Gun reinforce a conservative myth of America ...

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After the Rise and Stall of American Feminism : Taking Back a Revolution

Subjects: Women's rights--United States; Feminism--United StatesSOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory; HISTORY / United States / 21st Century; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies

  • Abstract: It is more than fifty years since Betty Friedan diagnosed malaise among suburban housewives and the National Organization of Women was founded. Across the decades, ...

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The Modern Republican Party in Florida

Subjects: HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV); HISTORY / United States / 20th Century; HISTORY / United States / 21st Century

  • Abstract: Despite Florida's current reputation as a swing state, there was a time when its Republicans were the underdogs against a Democratic powerhouse. This book tells ...

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