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Published annually since 1972, 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 pairs 60 to 70 original background narratives with over 100 documents to chronicle the major events. Various records may include:
official reports
surveys
speeches from leaders and opinion makers
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. Organized chronologically, each volume covers the same wide range of topics: 
business
the economy and labor
energy, environment, science, technology, and transportation
government and politics
health and social services
international affairs
national security and terrorism
rights and justice
Each volume begins with an insightful essay that sets the year’s events in context, and each document or group of documents include:
a comprehensive introduction
background information on the event
full-source citations
easy access to material
detailed and thematic table of contents
references to related coverage
documents from the last ten editions of the series
 

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Published annually since 1972, 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 pairs 60 to 70 original background narratives with over 100 documents to chronicle the major events. Various records may include:
official reports
surveys
speeches from leaders and opinion makers
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. Organized chronologically, each volume covers the same wide range of topics: 
business
the economy and labor
energy, environment, science, technology, and transportation
government and politics
health and social services
international affairs
national security and terrorism
rights and justice
Each volume begins with an insightful essay that sets the year’s events in context, and each document or group of documents include:
a comprehensive introduction
background information on the event
full-source citations
easy access to material
detailed and thematic table of contents
references to related coverage
documents from the last ten editions of the series
 

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