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Hillstrom, Laurie Collier 1965-

Overview
Works: 134 works in 526 publications in 2 languages and 31,996 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Encyclopedias  Biography‡vDictionaries  Bio-bibliography  Biography  Illustrated works  Trials, litigation, etc  Juvenile works  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: N8354, 709.22
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Most widely held works about Laurie Collier Hillstrom
 
Most widely held works by Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Contemporary women artists( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and Norwegian and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides biographical and career information on more than 350 of the world's most prominent and influential contemporary (20th century) women artists. Includes visual art in the following media: painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, collage, photography, ceramics, mixed media, electronic media, performance art, video, design, and graphic arts
The Vietnam experience : a concise encyclopedia of American literature, songs, and films by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

12 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays that discuss the literary works that helped chronicle America's involvement in the Vietnam War; includes information on what inspired the work, plot summaries, and critical essays on the work
The industrial revolution in America by Kevin (EDT)/ Hillstrom, Laurie Collier (EDT) Hillstrom( Book )

47 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Industrial Revolution was the wellspring from which the modern United States emerged. But look closer at specific industries and you will see the nation confronting the inevitable side effects of modernization for the first time, among them ... pollution and rampant consumerism (the automobile industry) ... Looks at the American automobile industry as the culmination of the Industrial Revolution, where pioneering techinques of its founding fathers (Ford, Chrysler, Sloan) still resonate today."--Website: http://www.abc-clio.com/products/overview.aspx?productid=110076&viewid=1
Roe v. Wade by Laurie Collier Hillstrom( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Throughout the course of America's existence, its people, culture, and institutions have been periodically challenged-and in many cases transformed-by profound historical events. Some of these momentous events invigorated the nation and strengthened American confidence and capabilities. Others have prompted troubled assessments and heated debates about the country's core beliefs and character. But all share the same basic attribute: they transformed the United States' political, cultural, and social landscape for future generations of Americans. Omnigraphics' Defining Moments series was created for the express purpose of meeting the American people's growing appetite for authoritative, useful historical resources on their nation's history. This series, which focuses on the most pivotal events in U.S. history from the 20th century forward, will be of enduring value to anyone interested in learning more about America's past-and in understanding how these historical events continue to reverberate in the 21st century. This Defining Moments: Roe v. Wade volume is-like all other works in the Defining Moments series-arranged in three distinct sections: Narrative Overview-provides a detailed, factual account of the Roe v. Wade case and decision. It explores the history of abortion in America, describes the early movements to reform anti-abortion laws, follows the Roe v. Wade case from its origins in Texas to its two hearings before the U.S. Supreme Court, explains the landmark 1973 decision and its implications, traces the rising power and influence of the pro-life movement, and examines the continuing debate over abortion rights and its impact on American society and politics. Biographies-provides valuable biographical background on leading figures involved in the Roe v. Wade case and in the debate over abortion rights. Individuals profiled include Harry A. Blackmun, the Supreme Court justice who wrote the majority opinion; Norma McCorvey, the pregnant woman who served as the plaintiff in the case under the false name Jane Roe; Henry Wade, the Dallas district attorney who served as the defendant; and Sarah Weddington, the attorney who successfully argued the case before the Supreme Court. Primary Sources-collects essential and illuminating documents from the Roe v. Wade case and the larger battle over abortion rights. This collection includes the National Organization for Women's 1967 call for the repeal of abortion laws; excerpts from the Supreme Court's majority opinion and dissenting opinions; Robert H. Bork's defense of the pro-life position; and the 2004 Democratic and Republican party platforms on abortion. Other valuable features in Defining Moments: Roe v. Wade include a glossary of important people, places, and terms; a chronology of events; a complete bibliography and annotated list of sources for future study; and a subject index
Major authors and illustrators for children and young adults : a selection of sketches from Something about the author( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains updated and revised sketches on nearly 800 of the most widely read authors and illustrators appearing in Gale's Something about the author series
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 by Laurie Collier Hillstrom( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explains the events that led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Details both the racial discrimination and violence that pervaded the South and the civil rights protests that changed American voting rights. Features include a narrative overview, biographies, primary source documents, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher
North America : a continental overview of environmental issues by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Offering unprecedented breadth of coverage, North America: A Continental Overview of Environmental Issues provides a concise, accessible overview of the environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing the world's most affluent continent."--Jacket
Latin America and the Caribbean : a continental overview of environmental issues by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise yet thorough overview of the environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing Latin America and the Caribbean-from the tip of South America to the Windward Islands
Encyclopedia of small business by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business. Contains 600 detailed articles and overviews of all the key information needs of small business owners, including financing, financial planning, business plan creation, market analysis, sales strategy, tax planning, and human resource issues
The muckrakers and the Progressive Era by Laurie Collier Hillstrom( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides a detailed account of the muckraking movement in early twentieth-century American journalism and its contribution to progressive reforms. Explores how the muckraking tradition and progressive political ideas have continued through the modern era. Features include a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher
Africa and the Middle East : a continental overview of environmental issues by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Africa and the Middle East: A Continental Overview of Environmental Issues is a concise yet thorough introduction to these ancient lands, exploring both the rich ecological heritage of the region and the daunting environmental challenges being confronted there. While offering clear assessments of the current state of the African and Middle Eastern ecosystems, the book highlights a variety of efforts to develop conscientious environmental stewardship, some of which are achieving remarkable success. It is an often harrowing yet ultimately hopeful report from one of the world's most crucial environmental zones."--Jacket
Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica : a continental overview of environmental issues by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise yet thorough overview of environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica
Asia : a continental overview of environmental issues by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise yet thorough overview of the environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing the world's largest and most populous continent-Asia
Europe : a continental overview of environmental issues by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise yet thorough overview of the environmental issues, problems, and controversies facing the world's most densely populated continent-Europe
Plessy v. Ferguson by Laurie Collier Hillstrom( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides a comprehensive account of the legal drama that established the 'separate but equal' doctrine. Details the postwar Reconstruction era; the legal issues involved in Plessy v. Ferguson; the spread of discriminatory Jim Crow laws; the effects of segregation on African Americans; and the efforts to overturn Plessy. Includes biographies, primary sources, and more"--
French and Indian War by Laurie Collier Hillstrom( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive overview of the French and Indian War, including biographies and full or excerpted memoirs, speeches, and other source documents
Woodstock by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides a comprehensive account of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair. Places Woodstock within the context of the 1960s; describes the festival itself; details how Woodstock changed American popular music; and explores the festival's enduring significance. Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher
The Cuban Missile Crisis by Laurie Collier Hillstrom( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides readers with an overview of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union in October 1962 that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war. It includes biographies of principal figures, primary source documents, and more
Adventure guide to Michigan by Kevin Hillstrom( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michigan offers year-round activities for the adventurous traveler - all detailed here by resident authors. Take in the excitement of the Port Huron-to-Mackinac Island sailboat race; or hike some 166+ miles in Isle Royale National Park; watch the wheels spin in the Tour de Michigan cycling marathon; spend a quiet afternoon canoeing on a pristine lake; or try some urban adventures in the cities. This is the only guidebook to combine outdoor adventures with all the basic details you need for a rewarding vacation, such as accommodations, sightseeing, restaurants and history. Every part of the st
Industrial revolution in America( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Communications takes readers from the telegraph to the telephone and beyond, showing how improvements in communication (aided by better transportation) helped create a truly national marketplace."--Publisher description
 
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Contemporary women artists
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Collier Hillstrom, Laurie

Collier Hillstrom, Laurie 1965-

Collier, Laurie 1965-

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Hillstrom, Laurie C.

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The Vietnam experience : a concise encyclopedia of American literature, songs, and filmsThe industrial revolution in AmericaRoe v. WadeThe Voting Rights Act of 1965North America : a continental overview of environmental issuesLatin America and the Caribbean : a continental overview of environmental issuesEncyclopedia of small businessThe muckrakers and the Progressive Era