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Kallen, Stuart A. 1955-

Overview
Works: 529 works in 1,344 publications in 1 language and 108,671 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Literature  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Reference works  Rock music 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E169.12, 973.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stuart A Kallen
The 1950s by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the political, economic, and cultural life of the United States in the 1950s, including the effects of the Cold War, the civil rights movement, television, music, art, science, and technology
The 1990s by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the political, historical, and cultural life of the United States in the 1990s
Trashing the planet : examining our global garbage glut by Stuart A Kallen( )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the problems of global waste disposal, describing the hazards of toxins associated with landfills, plastics floating in the oceans, and debris orbiting the planet, with some of the solutions proposed by scientists. --Publisher
Running dry : the global water crisis by Stuart A Kallen( )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how droughts, floods, and massive storms along with the human population affects water usage, and explains how the competition for clean water has increased
Che Guevara : you win or you die by Stuart A Kallen( )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

October 9, 1967. World-renowned revolutionary Che Guevara is dead at the age of thirty-nine. The charismatic Argentinian revolutionary had been leading guerilla fighters in the jungles of Bolivia and was captured by the Bolivian army. Mario Terán, a sergeant in the Bolivian army, volunteered to execute the prisoner. He carried out the bloody assignment with nine point-blank shots to Guevara's body. Around the globe, reactions to the assassination were mixed. In Cuba, where Guevara had helped overthrow a brutally repressive dictatorship in 1959, more than one million people mourned openly. But
K-pop : Korea's musical explosion by Stuart A Kallen( )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While most Americans have only been aware of Korean pop, or K-pop, music since the infectious 2012 hit song Gangnam Style by Psy, it is a genre that has been widely popular since the 1990s. Its sudden notoriety marks a global trend called Hallyu, or the Korean Wave, which encompasses not only music but also other pillars of pop culture, such as movies and television, cuisine, and Korean cartoon art known as manhwa. This colorful, informative book is a study in cultural diffusion that began with American GIs during the Korean War and then continued through the repression of Park Chung-hee's regime and into today's rise of South Korea as an economic powerhouse
The 1980s by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the political, historical, and cultural life of the United States in the 1980s, including the end of communism, the Iran-Contra affair, and pop culture of the time
The history of classical music by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the evolution of classical music, including the contributions of various cultures and composers. Brief biographical sketches of significant composers are included
What energy sources should be pursued? by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a series of essays by energy experts and environmentalists concerning the debate over developing energy alternatives such as the use of solar and wind power and hydrogen power
Media bias by Stuart A.: Book Editor Kallen( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examined from liberal and conservative viewpoints, authors discuss the corporation controls on new outlets, the control of advertisers over the media, and the sensationalistic programming of news to attract large audiences
We are not beasts of burden : Cesar Chavez and the Delano grape strike, California, 1965-1970 by Stuart A Kallen( )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines events that led to the Delano Grape Strike from 1965 through 1970, discussing low wages, dangerous working conditions, the leadership of Cesar Chavez, the United States Farmworkers Union, and other related topics.--[source unknown]
The history of rock and roll by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the history of rock and roll music, from blues and pop to acid rock and rap, and profiles several performers who made a significant contributions to the industry, including Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Buddy Holly and others
Food safety( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents essays and other secondary sources to offer various opinions on the controversial topic of food safety in the world today
The history of jazz by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of jazz, famed jazz musicians, musical movements within the genre, and jazz's influence on rock 'n' roll
Are American elections fair?( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents opposing viewpoints on the fairness of elections in the United States, discussing such topics as the Electoral College, electronic voting machines, and the participation of felons and noncitizens in the electoral process
The Civil Rights Movement : the history of Black people in America, 1930-1980 by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tells of the campaign for civil rights waged by Blacks from 1930 to 1980
How should America's wilderness be managed?( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains sixteen essays that provide varying perspectives on the issue of how America's wilderness lands should be managed, discussing roadless rules, wildfire policy, oil and gas drilling, logging, and other topics
Is factory farming harming America?( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers the reader not only a full spectrum of dissent on factory farming, but also the ability to test the validity of arguments by following up on sources used as evidence
The instruments of music by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines musical genres ranging from Western classical to rock and roll, focusing on the music, the musicians, the instruments, and on music's place in cultural history
Legalizing drugs by Stuart A Kallen( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the government spends over $21 billion a year to rid the nation of drugs, pro-legalization forces argue that the war on drugs is a mistake. Legalizing Drugs explores mandatory minimum sentencing, public safety, medical marijuana, and the hazards of legalization with articles presenting opinions on both sides of the issue
 
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Alternative Names
Kallen, Stuart.

Languages
English (123)