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The Home Front Encyclopedia by James D. Ciment (Editor); Mary Hickey; Jason Kniser; Thaddeus Russell (Editor)United States, Britain, and Canada in World Wars I and II. Volume I covers WWI, and Volume III includes primary source documents.
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. .
Call Number: REF 940.303 Hom, 3 vols.
Publication Date: 2006
Propaganda and Mass Persuasion by David Culbert; David Welch; Nicholas J. CullAn alphabetically listed historical encyclopedia with information on propaganda from 1500 to the present. Start with the section on World War I.
Images from Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, and the United States. Online exhibit from the Archives & Special Collections of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library at University of Montana.
Radio & Communication resources
The History of Invention by Trevor I. Williams
Call Number: 609 Wil
Publication Date: 1987
Check out the section on the 20th Century!
1001 Inventions That Changed the World by Jack Challoner (Editor)
Call Number: 609 1001
Publication Date: 2009
Provides brief accounts of over one thousand inventions that have had a significant impact on the world, arranged chronologically from prehistoric times to 2008.
Inventions That Changed the World by Reader's Digest Editors
Call Number: 609 Inv
Publication Date: 2000
Examines some of the key inventions of the twentieth century, shows how they work, and discusses their impact.
They All Laughed... by Ira Flatow
Call Number: 609 Fla
Publication Date: 1992
From light bulbs to lasers, the fascinating stories behind the great inventions that have changed our lives -- Gives the behind-the-scenes story of the history, personalities, and intrigues involved in many great inventions.
What a Great Idea! by Stephen M. Tomecek
Call Number: MS 609 Tom
Publication Date: 2003
Profiles forty-five historic and prehistoric inventions, explaining how they work and describing their origins and impact. Includes such developments as the hand ax, the axle, writing, money, the clock, anesthesia, and the nuclear reactor.