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Agriculture, Food, and the Environment  

Kathleen A. Brosnan and Jacob Blackwell

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Apr 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Throughout history, food needs bonded humans to nature. The transition to agriculture constituted slow, but revolutionary ecological transformations. After 1500 ce, agricultural goods, as ... More

A History of Philippine-American Relations  

Patricio N. Abinales

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Jul 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
An enduring resilience characterizes Philippine–American relationship for several reasons. For one, there is an unusual colonial relationship wherein the United States took control of the ... More

The American Antinuclear Movement  

Paul Rubinson

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Apr 2016
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American History
Spanning countries across the globe, the antinuclear movement was the combined effort of millions of people to challenge the superpowers’ reliance on nuclear weapons during the Cold War. ... More

American Environmental Diplomacy  

Kurk Dorsey

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Apr 2016
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American History
From its inception as a nation in 1789, the United States has engaged in an environmental diplomacy that has included attempts to gain control of resources, as well as formal diplomatic ... More

The American Experience during World War II  

Michael C. C. Adams

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Aug 2016
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American History
On the eve of World War II many Americans were reluctant to see the United States embark on overseas involvements. Yet the Japanese attack on the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor on ... More

American Film since 1945  

Joshua Gleich

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Feb 2017
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American History
Over the past seventy years, the American film industry has transformed from mass-producing movies to producing a limited number of massive blockbuster movies on a global scale. Hollywood ... More

American Foreign Economic Policy  

Daniel Sargent

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Aug 2017
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American History
Foreign economic policy involves the mediation and management of economic flows across borders. Over two and a half centuries, the context for U.S. foreign economic policy has transformed. ... More

American Foreign Policy and the Space Race  

Teasel Muir-Harmony

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Feb 2017
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American History
The Soviet Union’s successful launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik 1 on October 4, 1957, captured global attention and achieved the initial victory in what would soon become ... More

American Indian Activism after 1945  

Bradley Shreve

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Nov 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
American Indian activism after 1945 was as much a part of the larger, global decolonization movement rooted in centuries of imperialism as it was a direct response to the ethos of civic ... More

American Labor and Working-Class History, 1900–1945  

Jeffrey Helgeson

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Aug 2016
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
American History
Early 20th century American labor and working-class history is a subfield of American social history that focuses attention on the complex lives of working people in a rapidly changing ... More

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