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- Research and Markets: American Encyclopedia of Environmental History 2015
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "American Encyclopedia of Environmental History 2015" report to
- New Survey of Retired Women Prioritizes Significant Achievements in Women's Rights During Their Lifetime
American history has long been associated with significant events and notable women who have made invaluable contributions to society in the past century. These women have achieved greatness in their lives ...
- 9 Iconic Photographs From African American History
A new book, Through the African American Lens , and forthcoming exhibit from the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture offer iconic images of black culture, activism and community in America
- Will the Democratic nominee for 2016 take on Wall Street?
The Democratic nominee for President will campaign on reviving the American middle class. But will she take on the moneyed interests – the large Wall Street banks, big corporations, and richest Americans – who have engineered the largest upward redistribution of wealth in modern American history?
- 'Welcome To Braggsville' Isn't Quite 'Invisible Man,' But It's Close
T. Geronimo Johnson's latest follows four Berkeley students who take an American history class that leads to disaster. It's an ambitious book about race that wants to say something big about America.
- Southern Miss Celebrates African American History Year-round
The College of Arts and Letters at The University of Southern Mississippi celebrates Black History not just in February, but also throughout the year in its faculty research, courses and internships, sponsored readings and performances and exhibits.
- BLACK HISTORY IS MORE THAN JUST ONE MONTH
It's Black History Month, that annual tribute to the accomplishments of black Americans, whose ingenuity, perseverance, creativity and fortitude made America what it is today. Black history is American history -- baked and bricked into the nation's foundations. Black Americans were part of each of those monumental chapters, as well as countless less-celebrated episodes. Carter Woodson, a black ...
- ‘Women On 20s’ wants female hero to replace Andrew Jackson on currency
Should the image of former U.S. President Andrew Jackson be removed from the $20 bill to make room for an extraordinary woman from American history?
- Got some worthy antiques? 'American Pickers' coming to town
Start checking your attic for vintage concert posters, Houdini memorabilia and Civil War antiques. Those are among the items the History channel's “American Pickers” Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are looking for — and they'll be in town next month.
- Matheson History Museum names new executive director
A Gainesville native is the new head of the museum that tells the history of Gainesville and Alachua County.