Moving On: The American People Since 1945

ENGL 291: The American Novel Since 1945  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at April 18, 2014
ENGL 291: The American Novel Since 1945

ENGL 291: The American Novel Since 1945
26xWEBRip | MOV / AVC, ~1004 kb/s | 640x360 | Duration: ~20 hours | English: AAC, 128 kb/s (2 ch) | 10.2 GB
Genre: Literature

In "The American Novel Since 1945" students will study a wide range of works from 1945 to the present. The course traces the formal and thematic developments of the novel in this period, focusing on the relationship between writers and readers, the conditions of publishing, innovations in the novel's form, fiction's engagement with history, and the changing place of literature in American culture. The reading list includes works by Richard Wright, Flannery O'Connor, Vladimir Nabokov, Jack Kerouac, J. D. Salinger, Thomas Pynchon, John Barth, Maxine Hong Kingston, Toni Morrison, Marilynne Robinson, Cormac McCarthy, Philip Roth and Edward P. Jones. The course concludes with a contemporary novel chosen by the students in the class.

Battlefield America: The War on the American People [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at April 17, 2016
Battlefield America: The War on the American People [Audiobook]

Battlefield America: The War on the American People [Audiobook] by John W. Whitehead
English | June 29, 2015 | ASIN: B010MQL9OW, ISBN: 1511310707, 1511310685 | MP3@64 kbps | 8 hrs 1 min | 222 MB
Narrator: Eric G. Dove | Genre: Nonfiction/Politics
The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People : Since 1865 (Vol. II), 6 edition (repost)

The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People : Since 1865 (Vol. II), 6 edition by Paul S. Boyer, Clifford E. Clark, Joseph F. Kett and Neal Salisbury
English | 2007 | ISBN: 0618801626 | ISBN-13: 9780618801626 | 624 pages | PDF | 48,6 MB
The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People : Since 1865 (Vol. II), 6 edition

The Enduring Vision: A History of the American People : Since 1865 (Vol. II), 6 edition by Paul S. Boyer, Clifford E. Clark, Joseph F. Kett and Neal Salisbury
English | 2007 | ISBN: 0618801626 | ISBN-13: 9780618801626 | 624 pages | PDF | 48,6 MB

The Enduring Vision features an engaging narrative that integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. The first U.S. history survey to incorporate sustained attention to cultural history, the text is also known for its innovative coverage of public health, the environment, and the West–including Native American history.

Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1943-1945: Red Steamroller  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AlenMiler at Dec. 5, 2016
Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1943-1945: Red Steamroller

Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front 1943-1945: Red Steamroller by Robert Forczyk
English | 2 Mar. 2016 | ISBN: 1783462787 | 288 Pages | AZW3/MOBI/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 20.04 MB

By 1943, after the catastrophic German defeat at Stalingrad, the Wehmacht's panzer armies gradually lost the initiative on the Eastern Front.

Women and the US Budget: Where the Money Goes and What You Can Do About It  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by MoneyRich at Oct. 10, 2016
Women and the US Budget: Where the Money Goes and What You Can Do About It

Women and the US Budget: Where the Money Goes and What You Can Do About It by Jane Midgley
English | 1 Sept. 2005 | ISBN: 0865715254 | 202 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The national budget represents the common resources of the people of the United States. Yet only a handful of experts understand the full impact of budget policy on the American people. Since women comprise just a fraction of national decision-makers, women's needs and perspectives are largely left out of budget policy – a critical absence during our current era of rising deficits, increasing military and security budgets, and cutbacks in public investment.
Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (Repost)

David M. Kennedy, "Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945"
English | ISBN: 0195144031 | 2001 | EPUB/MOBI | 936 pages | 8 MB

The New Music: The Avant-garde since 1945  

Posted by MoneyRich at Feb. 21, 2015
The New Music: The Avant-garde since 1945

The New Music: The Avant-garde since 1945 by Reginald Smith Brindle
English | Aug 6, 1987 | ISBN: 0193154684 | 230 Pages | DJVU | 4 MB

This guide to the more adventurous evolutions of music since 1945–pointillism, post-Webernism, integral serialism, free dodecaphony, aleatory and indeterminate music, graphics, musique concrete, electronic music, and theatre music–was first published in 1975 and has been reprinted several times. For this second edition, Smith Brindle has added a new chapter reviewing developments over the decade since first publication.
American Orientalism: The United States and the Middle East since 1945

American Orientalism: The United States and the Middle East since 1945 by Douglas Little
The University of North Carolina Press; 3rd Edition | April 1, 2008 | English | ISBN: 0807858986 | 464 pages | PDF | 1010 KB

Douglas Little explores the stormy American relationship with the Middle East from World War II through the war in Iraq, focusing particularly on the complex and often inconsistent attitudes and interests that helped put the United States on a collision course with radical Islam early in the new millennium. After documenting the persistence of "orientalist" stereotypes in American popular culture, Little examines oil, Israel, and other aspects of U.S. policy.
Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 2: Since 1863 (repost)

John M. Murrin, Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson and Alice Fahs, "Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume 2: Since 1863"
2011 | ISBN: 1111830886 | 540 pages | PDF | 12,9 MB

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER, Sixth Edition offers 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. A highly respected, balanced, and thoroughly modern approach to U.S. History, LIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER uses these three themes in a unique approach to show how the United States was transformed, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth.