Beyond Borders: A History of Mexican Migration to the United States details the origins and evolution of the movement of people from Mexico into the United States from the first significant flow across the border at the turn of the twentieth century up to the present day. Considers the issues from the perspectives of both the United States and Mexico Offers a reasoned assessment of the factors that drive Mexican immigration, explains why so many of the policies enacted in Washington have only worsened the problem, and suggests what policy options might prove more effective Argues that the problem of Mexican immigration can only be solved if Mexico and the United States work together to reduce the disequilibrium that propels Mexican immigrants to the United States
This book offers a concise history of US policy in Iraq since 1990 and how it has evolved over two decades. Examines US relations with Iraq from both a regional and international perspective Argues that the only way to clearly understand US policy toward Iraq is to see it in its proper historical context and within a transnational framework Uses recently declassified documents at the end of each chapter to illustrate US decision-making in the wars for Iraq Addresses the importance of the changing domestic climate surrounding two decades
This history of America’s recent past focuses on the importance of the United States’ interaction with the outside world and includes detailed accounts of the presidencies of Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush. Provides a substantial account of the dramatic history of America since 1980, covering the Reagan years, the Clinton presidency, the impact of 9/11, the War on Terror, and the election of Barack Obama Based on both secondary and primary resources, and includes research taken from newspapers, magazines, official documents, and memoirs Written by a distinguished contemporary historian and a leading historian of the United States Discusses the growing fragmentation of American society and the increasing distance between rich and poor under the impact of public policies and global forces
A new strand of the popular Macmillan Readers series, the Macmillan Cultural Readers are factual readers focusing on countries and culture, and include chapters on history, traditions, daily life, cities, nature and sport. These lively and engaging readers are illustrated in full-colour photography throughout, and contain fact and interview boxes, encouraging readers to interact with and explore the text. The Macmillan Readers series provides a wide variety of enjoyable reading material for all learners of English. Macmillan Readers are retold versions of popular classic and contemporary titles as well as specially written stories, published at six levels - Starter, Beginner, Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate and Upper. Extra grammar and vocabulary exercises Points for Understanding comprehension questions Glossary of difficult vocabulary and Useful Phrases Audio CD for selected titles and eight pages of additional exercises Many well-loved favourites including Daphne du Maurier, Charles Dickens, Stephen King and Wilbur Smith More Author Data Sheets - these two-page sheets are aimed at teachers and students who want to find out more about the writers represented in our list A fantastic new website for teachers and students featuring free essential supplementary materials: Worksheets, Worksheet Answer Keys and Answers to the Points for Understanding comprehension questions and much more A revised edition of the free teacher's booklet Using Graded Readers in the Classroom
Пособие посвящено изучению США. Приведены сведения о географии, истории, знаменитых личностях этой англоязычной страны. Полнота охвата материала и доступная лексика делает его незаменимым для учащихся старших классов гимназий и школ с углубленным...
Whose will take in opposition of Russia and the USA? Weak Russia nowadays or the strong America? Is it possible to actually the victory any of the parties at this stage of development of a civilization? Why only Russians do not wish in their mass humbly to accept the consumerist values of the West and in what the Russian idea should consist?