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This is Who We Were: In The 2000s


This is Who We Were: In The 2000s provides the reader with a deeper understanding of day-to-day life in America from 2000-2009. This new volume is sure to be of value as both a serious research tool for students of American history as well as an intriguing climb up America's family tree.

Personal Profiles27 in-depth Personal Profiles examine the lives of individuals and families who lived during the 2000s. Each profile details life at home, at work, and in the community.  Profiles also include original tables from the 2000 Census, reprinted exactly as they appeared years ago.  

Historical Snapshots: Section Two is made up of three long, bulleted lists of significant events and milestones. In chronological order—Early 2000s, Mid 2000s, and Late 2000s—these offer an amazing range of firsts and turning points in American history, including a few “can you believe it?” facts.

Economy of the Times: This section looks at a wide range of economic data, including food, clothing, transportation, housing and other selected prices, with reprints of actual advertisements for products and services of the time. This is a fascinating look at the economic picture of the 2000s and how the engine that drives our economy has changed.

At the end of Section Three is a Value of a Dollar Index that compares the buying power of $1.00 in 2016 to the buying power of $1.00 in every year prior, back to 1860, helping to put the economic data in This Is Who We Were In The 2000s into context.

All Around Us: This section includes reprints of newspaper and magazine articles, letters, posters, and others items designed to help the reader focus on what was on the minds of Americans in the 2000s. These printed pieces show how popular opinion was formed and how American life was affected in this decade.

2000 Census Summary & Comparison Data: This section includes actual Census material, including a comprehensive U.S. report that summarizes individual responses along with a Comparison of Principal Cities charting population characteristics in 2000 for many cities, in 26 different interesting population characteristics.

This dynamic new title will benefit a wide range of academic, personal research, and curriculum needs. A truly unique and interesting look at what American life was like from 2000-2009, this volume is an important acquisition for high school, public, and academic libraries, as well as social science and history collections.


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Pub. Date: March 2018
Softcover: 532 pages
ISBN: 978-1-68217-716-7
Price: $160
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e-ISBN: 978-1-68217-717-4
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