b'5Opinions Throughout History Series Opinions Throughout History: War & the Military OPINIONSOpinions 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 Primary documents include articles from popular periodicals, political speeches, and historical documents providing a deeper look into the development and evolution of the military and commentary from important figures who lived through essential moments in U.S.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.October 2021 |617 pages |Hardcover |ISBN 978-1-63700-065-6 |$195 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform Opinions Throughout History: Law Enforcement in America BEST SELLER! BEST SELLER!Law enforcement is one of the most controversial topics of the modern age as the United States and many other nations struggle with persistent issues at the intersection of racial, social, and criminal justice. This volume of Opinions Throughout History takes a look at the history and philosophy of policing in America from the vigilante slave catchers of the American South, to the first modern police departments of the Northeast, to the drug war of the 1980s and 1990s. Utilizing a selection of historic and modern documents from newspapers, academia, and politics, Law Enforcement in America looks at how American attitudes on police and the law have been shaped and changed throughout the years, and at ideas about how American policing should evolve to reflect the changing cultural landscape of America.May 2021 |521 pages |Hardcover |ISBN 978-1-64265-846-0 |$195 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformOpinions Throughout History: Guns In AmericaRECENTThis exceptionally well-crafted reference book has a place on all public, high school, and undergraduate library shelves, and reference selectors will want to watch for future entries in the series.-BooklistFrom the Revolutionary War to the national crisis brought about by mass shootings in the 21st century, Guns in America provides an historical look at the controversial debate over gun rights and gun control. Chapters provide a detailed look at major events in the debate, including: the shift from state militias to federal military; the rise of organized crime; high profile shootings; the War on Drugs; and the development of new commercial weapons. Readers will learn how these events shaped and shifted public opinion on this highly divisive issue. Primary document analysis draws from the courts, the government, and the popular press, all showing how opinion on this issue has changed and how the effort to balance personal liberty and national security has complicated the legality of gun ownership and the ongoing effort to curb gun violence. November 2019 |521 pages |Hardcover |ISBN 978-1-64265-068-6 |$195Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform April 2020 |631 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-653-4 |$195Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform Opinions Throughout History:The Death Penalty CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2020Few subjects are more controversial than capital punishmentan issue that has forced Americans, and people around the world, to confront fundamental questions about morality and the role of the state. This volume of Opinions Throughout History looks at the evolution of this debate within the context of major events in the history of American criminal justice, from the nations first execution,in the famed Jamestown Colony of Virginia, to the cells of Americas modern death rows today, where more than 2,700 people await state execution. Tracing this history through the courts, the legislature, and the academic, religious, and popular debates that have surrounded the issue, this volume reveals how American ideas about execution have evolved and continue to change. Each chapter includes a valuable introduction and conclusion, a bulleted list of topics covered, a reprintof a particularly significant primary or secondary source document, detailed analysis and commentary of that document, images and photographs, and discussion questions.February 2020|921 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-450-9|$195 September 2019|789 pages|Hardcover|ISBN 978-1-64265-066-2|$195 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press PlatformeBooks are also available - visit www.greyhouse.com for more information(800) 562-2139 GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! www.greyhouse.com'