Normal view MARC view ISBD view

1919 the year that changed America /

by Sandler, Martin W.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2019Description: 192 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781681198019 (hardcover).Other Title: Nineteen-nineteen the year that changed America.Subject(s): Social movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Nineteen nineteen, A.D. -- Juvenile literature | Social movements -- United States | United States -- History -- 1919-1933 -- Juvenile literature | United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932 -- Juvenile literatureAwards: Winner of the National Book Award 2019 - Young People's LiteratureSummary: "Some of the most important issues of our time were no less important 100 years ago. America in 1919, at the close of World War I, was shaken from the events of large-scale warfare, fearing a Communist takeover, and facing an incredible amount of social and political change. From Prohibition to women's suffrage, the labor strikes to the violence of the Red Summer and the Red Scare, this book explores each major movement of 1919. Showing how these events were interrelated and examining their continued relevance to our country a century later, Martin Sandler offers a unique historical perspective on the trajectory of the major movements of the 20th century. Showing readers how every current event has unique and fascinating history preceding it, this book will help them better understand the world they live in and the change many still seek today, offering educators a framework for discussing historical perspective and progress"-- List(s) this item appears in: National Book Award 2019 Finalists
Item type Location Collection Call number Status Date due
Books-14days Books-14days Eleftheriades Library
General Stacks
Non Fiction 973.91 SAN (Browse shelf) Available

"Some of the most important issues of our time were no less important 100 years ago. America in 1919, at the close of World War I, was shaken from the events of large-scale warfare, fearing a Communist takeover, and facing an incredible amount of social and political change. From Prohibition to women's suffrage, the labor strikes to the violence of the Red Summer and the Red Scare, this book explores each major movement of 1919. Showing how these events were interrelated and examining their continued relevance to our country a century later, Martin Sandler offers a unique historical perspective on the trajectory of the major movements of the 20th century. Showing readers how every current event has unique and fascinating history preceding it, this book will help them better understand the world they live in and the change many still seek today, offering educators a framework for discussing historical perspective and progress"--

Ages 10-14

7-8

Winner of the National Book Award 2019 - Young People's Literature

Bissell Library Home | Bissell Hours Eleftheriades Library Home | Eleftheriades Hours
American College of Thessaloniki
Bissell Library
17 Sevenidi ST, Thessaloniki, GR 55535 | Tel: +302310398390 | Fax:+3023103989392 | Email: actlib@act.edu
Anatolia College
Eleftheriades Library
50 Kennedy Ave, Thessaloniki, GR 55510 | P.O. Box 21021 | Tel: +302310398352 | E-mail: aclib@anatolia.edu.gr
Powered by Koha