World History/Global Studies

The Lincoln Brigade: A Picture History

Book - Non-fiction. By William Loren Katz and Marc Crawford. 2013. Interviews, documents, and photos from the first fully integrated United States army, who volunteered to help Spain defend its democracy against fascism.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944
Themes: African American, Organizing, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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Madiba A to Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela

Book - Non-fiction. Danny Schechter. 2013. Companion book to the 2013 film about Nelson Mandela, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000
Themes: Racism & Racial Identity, US Foreign Policy, World History/Global Studies
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Nelson Mandela: The Authorized Comic Book

Book - Non-fiction. By Umlando Wezithombe. 2009. A graphic novel about the life and times of Nelson Mandela produced for school children in South Africa and now available for readers in the U.S.
Themes: World History/Global Studies
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One Long Night A Global History of Concentration Camps by Andrea Pitzer

One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps

Books - Non-fiction. By Andrea Pitzer. 2017. 480 pp. Starting with 1890s Cuba, this book is a chronological and geopolitical history of concentration camps that is filled with prisoner perspectives.
Time Periods: 19th Century, 20th Century, 21st Century, All US History
Themes: Criminal Justice & Incarceration, Immigration, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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Robeson in Spain

Book - Non-fiction. By The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives. 2009. Booklet in graphic novel format on Paul Robeson's involvement in the Spanish Civil War.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: African American, Art & Music, Racism & Racial Identity, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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The Untold History of the United States

Book - Non-fiction. By Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick. 2012. Challenge the prevailing orthodoxies of traditional history books in this look at the U.S. history of empire building.
Time Periods: 20th Century
Themes: Imperialism, US Foreign Policy, World History/Global Studies
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The Untold History of the United States: Young Readers Editions, Vols 1 (1898-1945) & 2 (1945-1962)

Book - Non-fiction. By Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick. Adapted by Susan Campbell Bartoletti and Eric S. Singer. Vol 1. 400 pages. 2014. Vol 2. 320 pages. 2019. These are two volumes of illustrated histories, adapted for students from a documentary book and film of the same name.
Time Periods: 19th Century, Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899, 20th Century, Turn of the Century: 1900 - 1909, World War I: 1910 - 1919, Prosperity, Depression, & World War II: 1920 - 1944, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, All US History
Themes: Civil Rights Movements, Imperialism, Labor, Laws & Citizen Rights, Racism & Racial Identity, Social Class, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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The Vietnam Wars: 1945-1990

Book - Non-fiction. By Marilyn B. Young. 1991. A detailed history of the Vietnam War.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000
Themes: US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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Voices from the Plain of Jars: Life Under an Air War

Book - Non-fiction. Edited by Fred Branfman. 2013 (original edition, 1972). Essays, drawings, and poems by Laotian villagers who survived almost 10 years of widespread, persistent, and devastating bombing during the Vietnam War in a covert operation in Laos.
Time Periods: 20th Century, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Imperialism, US Foreign Policy, World History/Global Studies
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A Year Without Sundays (Un Año Sin Domingos)

Book - Non-fiction. By Catherine Murphy. 2014. and DVD. Photos and stories about the highly successful Cuban literacy campaign of 1961.
Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Education, World History/Global Studies
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Aani and the Tree Huggers

Aani and the Tree Huggers

Books - Historical fiction. By Jeannine Atkins. Illustrated by Venantius J. Pinto. 2000. 32 pages. Based on an event that took place in India in the 1970s, children and women in the village hug the trees to save them from being logged.
Time Periods: People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Climate Justice, Organizing, Women's History, World History/Global Studies
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Chain of Fire

Book - Fiction. By Beverley Naidoo, illustrated by Eric Velasquez. 1993. 256 pages. When the South African government forces a village to relocate, young protesters, who do not have the freedom of speech, organize a march against apartheid.
Time Periods: 20th Century, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974, Post-Civil Rights Era: 1975 - 2000
Themes: World History/Global Studies
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The Dreamer

Book - Fiction. By Pam Muñoz Ryan. 2010. 384 pages. An introduction to the life of Pablo Neruda as a child in historical fiction for young adults.
Time Periods: 20th Century, World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Art & Music, Language Arts, World History/Global Studies
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