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Historic Documents of 2009

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Historic Documents of 2009 by

A comprehensive reference packed with primary source materials The Historic Documents series makes primary source research easy by presenting in one volume key excerpts from documents about the important events of each year for the United States and the world. Each volume includes approximately 70 events with over 100 documents from the previous year, from official or other influential reports and surveys, to speeches from leaders and opinion makers, to court cases, legislation, testimony, and much more. Historic Documents is renowned for the well written and informative background, history, and context it provides for each document. Each volume begins with an insightful essay that sets the year's events in context, and each document is preceded by a comprehensive introduction that provides background information on the event. Full-source citations are provided, and links to Web addresses containing complete documents are given, if available. Readers have easy access to material through a detailed, thematic table of contents and a cumulative five-year index that directs them to related material in earlier volumes. Featured documents in Historic Documents of 2009 cover topics including: The global response to the swine flu pandemicThe nomination and confirmation of Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia SotomayorHealth-care reform in the United StatesThe Iranian presidential election and subsequent protestsSignificant Supreme Court rulings on censorship, strip searches, voting rights, and judicial bias. Key Features Over 100 documents on 70 major eventsInsightful essays and full source citationsLinks to Web addressesDetailed, thematic table of contents and cumulative five-year index

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Publication date

1st July 2010

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Publisher

CQ Press an imprint of SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Hardback
800 pages

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Public administration
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ISBN

9781604269987

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