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- LSU Press 2014; US$ 11.99
In 1964, as the polarizing Civil Rights Act made its way through the House and Senate, and Congress navigated one of the most tumultuous eras in American history, a Harris Poll put the institution's approval rating at 60 percent. Why then, fifty years later, has the public's approval of Congress eroded to an all-time low of 10 percent? Working Congress:... more...
- LSU Press 2007; US$ 18.95
When Freedom Would Triumph recalls the most significant and inspiring legislative battle of the twentieth century?the two decades of struggle in the halls of Congress that resulted in civil rights for the descendants of American slaves. Robert Mann's comprehensive analysis shows how political leaders in Washington?Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, John... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 18.95
In this thought-provoking and highly readable book, Robert Mann provides a concise, engaging study of the ?Daisy Girl? spot, which helped usher presidential campaign advertising into the modern era. Commissioned by Johnson?s campaign and aired only once during Johnson?s 1964 presidential contest against Barry Goldwater, the spot remains an iconic piece... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00
Dissenters, especially those who speak against war, are among the most interesting and compelling individuals in American history. This book tells the story of U.S. wartime dissent by exploring the speeches, essays, and interviews of war opponents in every American war since the Revolution. Each war is summarized, with special emphasis on the jeopardy... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 49.95
This work details the methods of deciphering and reading the coding found on Individual Aircraft Record Cards (IARCs). The work shows how to read the 21 formats of record cards to help the reader or researcher identify the reporting or possessing unit, activity, station, and important dates for individual aircraft. The author also details where and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress lived an operational life of only 26 years, but what a life it was.The introduction to this book provides basic information on the physical plane: dimensions, specs, leading particulars and operational usages. Then an exhaustive day-by-day chronology of the B-29 is presented--from the earliest designs in 1934 through thousands... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 89.00
ELIMINATE CONSTRUCTION MISTAKES AND MINIMIZE YOUR EXPOSURE TO EXPENSE AND LITIGATION WITH DEFECT-FREE BUILDINGS Nothing packs a more costly punch and ruins a project faster than a construction defect dispute. And nothing stops a project dead in its tracks faster than conflicts between builders and owners. But with McGraw-Hill's Defect-Free Buildings,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Death. It?s not only inevitable and frightening, it?s intriguing and fascinating?especially today, when science continues to make ever more stunning advances in the investigation of the oldest and darkest of mysteries. To discover the how and why of death, unearth its roots, and expose the mechanics of its grim handiwork is, at least in some sense,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
This diary focuses intensely on Col. Samuel Russ Harris' life within his own 499th Bomb Group and his relationship with the 73rd Bomb Wing's operations. The first section of the book is an intimate portrait of war. To provide a context of the B-29 war against Japan, the second half of the text details how the 73rd Bomb Wing was engaged in the... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 19.95
A new era of political power has arrived, one in which the social media forces of Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter indisputably play a larger role in the political process. In this revised and expanded edition of Political Communication: The Manship School Guide, edited by Robert Mann and David D. Perlmutter, contributors discuss technological changes... more...