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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00
This is the story of the rise to national power of a desperately poor young man from the Texas Hill Country. The Path to Power reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy, and ambition that set LBJ apart. It follows him from the Hill Country to New Deal Washington, from his boyhood through the years of the Depression... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
John Filson (c. 1753-1788) was an American author, historian of Kentucky, pioneer, surveyor and one of the founders of Cincinnati, Ohio. He wrote The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (1784) during this period, and travelled to Wilmington, Delaware, to have it published in the summer of 1784. He also had a "Map of Kentucke"... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 10.76
Hauptbeschreibung Das erkenntnisleitende Interesse des narrativen Ansatzes in der politischen Bildung ist es, durch klassische Lehrstücke anschauliche und interdisziplinäre Zugänge zu zentralen Kategorien des Politischen wie Macht und Recht, Krieg und Frieden, Freiheit und Gleichheit zu eröffnen. Die transepochale Diskursivität der Narrationen wird... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 85.00
Written for high school and college students, this series highlights the administrations of the most recent US Presidents. Organized in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z format, each volume focuses on a particular administration, including an introduction, a section of biographical entries, a chronology that spans the history of the administration, and more. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 21.99
Robert Dallek's brilliant two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson has received an avalanche of praise. Michael Beschloss, in The Los Angeles Times, said that it "succeeds brilliantly." The New York Times called it "rock solid" and The Washington Post hailed it as "invaluable." And Sidney Blumenthal in The Boston Globe... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
The agony and excitement of the 2004 Presidential campaign between Bush and Kerry echoed the mad frenzy of earlier, low-tech campaigns. In important ways, little has really changed in the fundamental nature of presidential campaigns, presidential politi more...
- PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 12.99
?My effort here is to give firsthand testimony on the man and president I saw, ?with bark off,? as he used to say when he wanted me to describe a difficult situation cold and true, with no punches pulled.?The Lyndon Johnson I knew was brave and brutal, compassionate and cruel, incredibly intelligent and infuriatingly insensitive, with shrewd and uncanny... more...
- Caxton Press 2007; US$ 9.95
Captivity narratives have been a standard genre of writings about Indians of the East for several centuries. Until now, the West has been almost entirely neglected. Now Gregory and Susan Michno have rectified that with this painstakenly researched collection of vivid and often brutal accounts of what happened to those men and women and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 22.99
This volume looks at Lyndon Johnson's control of international relations, putting his handling of Vietnam in the context of the many other crises he confronted. The resulting portrait of a politician at work illuminates the outdated policies of containment he was expected to uphold. more...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 24.99
For almost forty years, the verdict on Lyndon Johnson's presidency has been reduced to a handful of harsh words: tragedy, betrayal, lost opportunity. Initially, historians focused on the Vietnam War and how that conflict derailed liberalism, tarnished the nation's reputation, wasted lives, and eventually even led to Watergate. More recently, Johnson... more...