Author Kevin Hillstrom tackles the highly controversial miracle-worker, vaccination. Readers will discover the history of vaccines, current usage, and contention surrounding vaccinations. Full-color photographs and diagrams, a glossary, sources for further reading and research, and a detailed subject index are also included.
This volume richly explores the controversy surrounding the development of genetically modified foods and their use for human consumption, including health concerns and the potential environmental impact. Author Kevin Hillstrom presents a well-researched and unbiased overview on the topic that includes discussion of the history of G.M. foods and how they are created, the benefits of growing G.M. foods, and the potential dangers and concerns. Experts on both sides of the issue are quoted with full source notes for quotes provided at the end of the text.
"Explains the history of the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the Great Depression, as well as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's ambitious program of New Deal reforms. Features include a narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Presents a collection of essays with different viewpoints on the relationship between religious belief and sexuality, with discussions on homosexuality, gay marriage, belief in God and reproductive rights, abortion, celibacy, and the ordination of women.
"A detailed account of the American Civil War and the importance of the Battle of Gettysburg. Examines the forces that contributed to the war; early military battles and the Battle of Gettysburg; and the legacy of the Civil War. Also includes biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.