b'2G rey HouseOPINIONS P ublishing Opinions Throughout HistoryThis exciting new series offers a wide range of insights into long-standing issues that Americans are most concerned about, and those that have encouraged vigorous debate among politicians and citizens at large. Using carefully chosen original documents that cover a wide time span, Opinions Throughout History weaves a thoughtful and easy-to-understand analysis of how public opinion is formed and evolves, starting the discussion at an historical, seminal moment, and ending with where we stand today.Expert writers trace the path of public opinion on each topic, with each chapter providing insightful commentary on a selected primary or secondary source. Drawing from the popular press, key court and legislative battles, speeches, social activism and opinion polls, Opinions Throughout History offers readers a variety of sources to highlight the overall momentum of developing public opinion on these perennial policy issues.Each volume includes a wide rangeabout 30 in allof primary and secondary sources, including opinion essays, editorials, speeches, journal articles, court cases and legislation. Documents are reprinted, entirely or excerpted, and supported by detailed narratives, thoughtful analysis and insightful discussion questions.VOLUMES EDITED BY MICAH L. ISSITTSignificant primary and secondary documents are the cornerstone of each chapter, which features:An informative Introduction that sets up the focus of the chapter,Sidebars that offer valuable background information; highlighting the primary source that is analyzed;Photos, cartoons, posters to support the topic and provide fun andA list of Topics Covered in the chapter; informative visuals; The Primary or Secondary Source Document, clearly indicatedA Conclusion that summarizes the chapter and reiterates main points; and fully cited;Discussion Questions to help guide further conversation and debateThoughtful Analysis, averaging 1,500 words, that digs into specific about these current topics; and sections of the document;Works Used to make additional research easy.Opinions Throughout History: War & the MilitaryOpinions Throughout History: War & the Military looks at the compelling history of Americas military, from the rag-tag militias that fought for American independence in the revolution, to the imperialism of the early 1900s, to becoming the worlds most powerful military-industrial complex. Chapters within the book examine such issues as military spending, the politics of militarization, the ethics and morality of nation-building and military occupation, and the treatment of veterans in the United States. Primary documents include articles from popular periodicals, political speeches, and historical documents providing a deeper look into the development and evolution of the military and commentary from important figures who lived through essential moments in U.S. military history. Other issues discussed include nuclear proliferation, drones and emerging technology,and racial and gender equality in the military.September 2021 |800 pages |Hardcover |ISBN 978-1-63700-065-6 |$195 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform (800) 562-2139 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.greyhouse.com'