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World War I
Publication Date: 2003-12-01
Covers major topics related to the period, including the roots of the war; causes of U.S. involvement; the Espionage Act and Sedition Act; weapons of mass destruction; and more. Profiles the major players of the period, including Woodrow Wilson, Kaiser Wilhelm II, John Pershing, and Henri-Philippe Petain. Presents full or excerpted primary source materials, including diaries, speeches, letters, journals and memoirs.
Americans at War
Publication Date: 2004-12-03
Covers major American conflicts from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the home front. Illustrated articles cover both biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations, monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music.
American Decades Primary Documents
Publication Date: 2003-12-05
Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws , legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.
Publication Date: 1997-03-01
Includes essays on events, publications, lifestyles and individuals important to various eras in U.S. history.
Dictionary of American History
Publication Date: 2002-12-11
The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.
World War I
Call Number: DVD 940.3 WOR
Publication Date: 1964; 2003
Documents the history of World War I through a series of news reports, beginning with the assassination of Austrian Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo and continuing to the post-war era, describing the personalities, battles, and developments associated with the conflict. 3-disc set, black and white with some color sequences.
Paris 1919: inside the peace talks that changed the world
Call Number: DVD 940.314 PAR
Publication Date: 2008
Paris 1919 chronicles an extraordinary historical event that dissolved empires, redrew maps, engineered the Treaty of Versailles - and created far-reaching consequences that continue to afflict and trouble our world today.
Lawrence of Arabia
Call Number: DVD 823.914 LAW
Publication Date: 1962; 2002
Cinematic account of the life of T.E. Lawrence, best known as Lawrence of Arabia, who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I.
Call Number: DVD 823.914 GAL
Publication Date: 1981; 2005
Two Australian soldiers form a fast but ill-fated friendship as they cross continents and oceans, climb pyramids, and walk through the ancient sands of Egypt on the way to join their regiment at Gallipoli during World War I.
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The World War I Source Book
Call Number: 940.3 HAY
Publication Date: 1993-05-01
Provides a reference source on the armies, battles, weapons, and leaders of the first of the great wars.
World War I
Call Number: 940.3 ROS
Publication Date: 1998-01-01
Examines the backdrop of rivalry among world powers, the events that immediately preceded the first World War, the effects of the war itself, and its long term consequences.
A Shattered Peace
Call Number: 940.314 AND
Publication Date: 2007-10-01
Examines the impact that the 1919 Treaty of Versailles had on other parts of the world including the Middle East, the Balkans, and Iraq and maintains that the decisions made in Versailles has had long-lasting global consequences that have extended into the twenty-first century.
Call Number: 940.314 MAC
Publication Date: 2002-10-29
A study of the first six months of the Paris Peace Conference, between January and July 1919, during which leaders from around the world, including U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, gathered in an effort to shape the peace in the wake of World War I.
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