The Changing Face of American Society by Christopher Collier audiobook

The Changing Face of American Society: 1945–2000

By Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier
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Blackstone Publishing, AudioBookShelf 9780761413196

The Drama of American History Series: Book 2001

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History is dramatic—and the renowned, award-winning authorsChristopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling book aimed at young readers. Covering American history from the founding of Jamestownthrough present day, this volume explores far beyond the dates and events of ahistorical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes,and tribulations that led to the birth of this great nation. The Changing Face of American Societychronicles societal changes in the United States during the second half of thetwentieth century, including the women’s movement, civil rights gains,technological innovations, and advances in medicine. This book summarizes theimportant themes that took place between the years 1945 and 2000 and what theymean to us now.

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Summary

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History is dramatic—and the renowned, award-winning authorsChristopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in a compelling book aimed at young readers.

Covering American history from the founding of Jamestownthrough present day, this volume explores far beyond the dates and events of ahistorical chronicle to present a moving illumination of the ideas, opinions, attitudes,and tribulations that led to the birth of this great nation. The Changing Face of American Societychronicles societal changes in the United States during the second half of thetwentieth century, including the women’s movement, civil rights gains,technological innovations, and advances in medicine. This book summarizes theimportant themes that took place between the years 1945 and 2000 and what theymean to us now.

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Editorial Reviews

“Outstanding…This book, as well as the historical series it is a part of, offers a valuable step in providing vital knowledge for our children.” Children’s Literature

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Author Bio: Christopher Collier

Author Bio: Christopher Collier

Christopher Collier is an author and historian. He attended Clark University and Columbia University, where he earned his PhD. He was the official Connecticut State Historian from 1984 to 2004 and is now professor of history emeritus at the University of Connecticut. He is the brother of James Lincoln Collier, with whom he has written a number of novels, most of which are based on historic events. His books have been nominated for several awards, including the Newbery Honor and the Pulitzer Prize.

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Author Bio: James Lincoln Collier

Author Bio: James Lincoln Collier

James Lincoln Collier has written many books for children, including Give Dad My Best and Planet out of the Past. He has also contributed more than five hundred articles to the New York Times Magazine, Reader’s Digest, and Boy’s Life. His honors include the Kidger Prize for Teaching, the Jane Addams Peace Prize, and the Newbery Honor.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 2.13
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English