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- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 32.00
The first edition of Halbert and Ball's Creek War was published in 1895, and a new edition containing an introductory essay, supplementary notes, a bibliography, and an index by Frank L. Owsley Jr., was published in 1969. This standard account of one of the most controversial wars in which Americans have fought is again available, with introductory... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2006; US$ 29.95
The Fort Mims massacre changed the course of American history in many ways, not the least of which was the ensuing rise of one Andrew Jackson to the national stage. The unprecedented Indian victory over the encroaching Americans who were bent on taking their lands and destroying their culture horrified many and injured the young nation's pride. Tragedies... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00
A gripping tale of international intrigue and betray-al, Eisenhower 1956 is the white-knuckle story of how President Dwight D. Eisenhower guided the United States through the Suez Canal crisis of 1956. The crisis climaxed in a tumultuous nine-day period fraught with peril just prior to the 1956 presidential election, with Great Britain, France, and... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 53.00
Written by leading authorities in the fields of the contemporary social, political, and diplomatic history of the United States, the essays in this volume provide a wide-ranging overview of the intentions, achievements, and failures of the Truman administration. Divided into sections on domestic politics and issues, and foreign policy and national... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
This book is about redemption for people on the right and left of the political spectrum who can be proud of two politicians, Senator's Barry Goldwater and George McGovern, who demonstrated that defeat can be accepted with decency and honor. more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 18.99
Although the presidential election of 1944 placed FDR in the White House for an unprecedented fourth term, historical memory of the election itself has been overshadowed by the war, Roosevelt?s health and his death the following April, Truman's ascendancy, and the decision to drop the atomic bomb. Today most people assume that FDR?s reelection was... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
The candidacy of John F. Kennedy provoked widespread discussion of issues relating to church and state and to the role of Catholics in American politics. This text is the inside story of that dramatic campaign and is the first scholarly examination based on actual voting returns. It includes a detailed analysis of the vote in every state, revealing... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1989; US$ 37.99
America's experience in Greece has often been cited as a model by those later policymakers in Washington who regard the involvement as a "victory" for American foreign policy. Indeed, President Johnson and others referred to Greece as the model for America's deepening involvement in Vietnam during the mid-1960's. Greece became... more...