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For more than 40 years, the Historic Documents series has made primary source research easy by presenting excerpts from documents on the important events of each year for the United States and the World. Each volume includes 60 to 70 events with well over 100 documents from the previous year, from official 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 or group of documents is preceded by a comprehensive introduction that provides background information on the event. Full-source citations are ...

United Nations Issues Report Regarding the Ongoing Crisis in Syria: November 11, 2015
United Nations Issues Report Regarding the Ongoing Crisis in Syria: November 11, 2015

By late 2015, the Arab Spring uprising in Syria, which began in 2011, had made little headway in toppling the government of President Bashar al-Assad. The ...

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