Encyclopedia Of World Geography

Author: R. W. McColl
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 0816072299
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By World War II, Australia's traditional links to Britain and the empire began to
weaken. In 1939, Australia sent troops to Europe to fight Nazi GERMANY.
However, JAPAN loomed as a larger threat to Australia's security. Australia fell
under the protection of the UNITED STATES. After the war, Australia entered into
the ANZUS alliance with New Zealand and the United States and began looking
to Asia as a source for new markets. In 1972, the “White Australia” policy was
replaced with an ...

The Home Front Encyclopedia

Author: James Ciment
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576078493
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An encyclopedia of life on the home front during the two world wars provides biographical profiles, articles on all aspects of life during the era, chronologies of important events, and primary source documents.

Encyclopedia Of World War Ii

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: H W Fowler
ISBN: 0816060223
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NewYork: Oxford University Press, 1995; Smith, David C. American Women in a
World at War: Contemporary Accounts from World War II. Lanham, Md.: SR Books
, 1996; Winkler, Allan M. Home Front U.S.A.: America During World War II.
Wheeling, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, 1986. United States Army As mentioned in the
United States entry, the U.S. Army grew from an average prewar strength of
135,000 to a force of 1,657,157 personnel by December 31, 1941. Its peak World
War II strength ...

Encyclopedia Of Geography

Author: Barney Warf
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452265178
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Although these assertions were challenged, public interviews revealed that Palin
had a meager understanding of international relations and global conditions. The
current lack of concern for geographical knowledge in the United States
represents a reversal from historical norms. Before World War II, secondary
school students were expected to gain a close familiarity with the basic contours
of the world map. To be sure, American isolationism and notions of national
exceptionalism ...

Subject Encyclopedias User Guide Review Citations

Author: Allan Mirwis
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781573562980
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302.23 » The ABC-CLIO Companion to the Media in America, P 92 Dictionary of
Symbolism: Cultural Icons and the Meanings Behind Them, AZ 108 The
Encyclopedia of Television, Cable, and Video, P 87.5 Webster's New World
Dictionary of Media ... HV 6431 303.61 • Protest, Power and Change:
Encyclopedia of Nonviolent Action from ACT-UP to Woman's Suffrage, HM 278
304 Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential, HN 1 304.2
Dictionary of Human Geography.

The Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music Southeast Asia

Author: Bruno Nettl
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780824060404
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He named these islands Santa Ursula y Las Once Mil Virgenes (St. Ursula and
The Eleven Thousand Virgins), later abbreviated to the Virgin Islands. By 1600,
the Spanish had eliminated or driven out most of the Indians. Over the next five
centuries, various of the islands were controlled by as many as six European
nations and the United States. Most prominent of these in their impact on modern
local culture were the British, the Danish, the Dutch, the French, and the North

The Concise Garland Encyclopedia Of World Music

Author: Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136095624
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The United States and Canada are home to people from nearly every nation in
the world. The sheer variety and liveliness of their social and musical traditions
reflect thousands of years of interactions, which continue to define their musical
cultures. From centuries-old practices, such as performing mimetic dances at
harvesttime, to newer ones, such as marketing popular music, and from the
political performances of minstrel shows in the nineteenth century to the aesthetic
experiments ...