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Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties, 3rd Edition

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Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties, 3rd Edition

Historical Dictionary of United States Political Parties (Historical Dictionaries of U.S. Politics and Political Eras), 3rd Edition by Harold F. Bass Jr.
English | December 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1538122995 | 490 pages | EPUB | 1.14 MB

For over two centuries, political parties have competed in encouraging, organizing, and directing political activity in the United States. This volume compiles the key concepts, terms, labels, and individuals central to identifying and comprehending these key roles political parties have played in American political life. The dictionary contains brief biographies of party leaders: major party presidential tickets; noteworthy minor party presidential nominees; congressional party leaders, including Speakers of the House of Representatives presidents pro tempore of the Senate, and floor leaders for both the majority and minority parties in each chamber; and chairs of the national party committees of the Democratic and Republican Parties. In addition to party leaders it also address the institutional offices they occupy and represent.

Dreams of Flight: General Aviation in the United States (Centennial of Flight, Book 4)

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Dreams of Flight: General Aviation in the United States (Centennial of Flight, Book 4)

Dreams of Flight: General Aviation in the United States (Centennial of Flight, Book 4) by Janet R. Daly Bednarek, Michael H. Bednarek
English | April 24th, 2003 | ISBN: 1585442577 | 210 pages | PDF | 7.78 MB

General aviation encompasses all the ways aircraft are used beyond commercial and military flying: private flights, barnstormers, cropdusters, and so on. Authors Janet and Michael Bednarek have taken on the formidable task of discussing the hundred-year history of this broad and diverse field by focusing on the most important figures and organizations in general aviation and the major producers of general aviation aircraft and engines.

Space Exploration in the United States: A Documentary History

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Space Exploration in the United States: A Documentary History

Space Exploration in the United States: A Documentary History by Thomas Gangale
English | November 4th, 2019 | ISBN: 1440871647 | 323 pages | EPUB | 0.88 MB

This select volume of historical documents is organized chronologically, spanning from 1914 to the present. Divided into eight chapters, it includes a narrative introduction to each historical period.

Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States

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Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States

Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States by Dannagal Goldthwaite Young
English | November 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 0190913088 | 288 pages | EPUB | 2.10 MB

For almost a decade, journalists and pundits have been asking why we don't see successful examples of political satire from conservatives or of opinion talk radio from liberals. This book turns that question on its head to argue that opinion talk is the political satire of the right and political satire is the opinion programming of the left. They look and feel like two different animals because their audiences are literally, two different animals.

How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr
English | February 28th, 2019 | ISBN: 1847923984, 1784703915 | 528 pages | EPUB | 46.40 MB

'Wry, readable and often astonishing … nimbly combines breadth and sweep with fine-grained attention to detail. The result is a provocative and absorbing history of the United States' NEW YORK TIMES

None of Your Damn Business: Privacy in the United States from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age

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None of Your Damn Business: Privacy in the United States from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age

None of Your Damn Business: Privacy in the United States from the Gilded Age to the Digital Age by Lawrence Cappello
English | October 3rd, 2019 | ISBN: 022655774X | 352 pages | EPUB | 1.01 MB

You can hardly pass through customs at an airport today without having your picture taken and your fingertips scanned, that information then stored in an archive you'll never see. Nor can you use your home's smart technology without wondering what, exactly, that technology might do with all you've shared with it: shopping habits, security decisions, media choices. Every day, Americans surrender their private information to entities that claim to have their best interests in mind, in exchange for a promise of safety or convenience.