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- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99
Fifty years after John F. Kennedy?s assassination, presidential historian Robert Dallek, whom The New York Times calls ?Kennedy?s leading biographer,? delivers a riveting new portrait of this president and his inner circle of advisors?their rivalries, personality clashes, and political battles. In Camelot?s Court , Dallek analyzes the brain trust... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 12.99
Robert Dallek, a luminary in the field of political biography--author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Nixon and Kissinger and the New York Times bestselling biography of John F. Kennedy--offers here a look at the life of William Dodd, an American diplomat stationed in Nazi Germany. An insightful historical account, Democrat and Diplomat exposes the... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1998; US$ 24.99
Flawed Giant--the monumental concluding volume to Robert Dallek's biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson--provides the most through, engrossing account ever published of Johnson's years in the national spotlight. Drawing on hours of newly released White House tapes and dozens of interviews with people close to the President, Dallek reveals LBJ... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 43.99
When Tom Gosset's Race: The History of an Idea in America appeared more than a generation ago, it explored the impact of race theory on literature in a way that anticipated the entire current scholarly discourse on the subject. Though it has gone out of print, it has never been rendered obsolete. Its reprinting is a boon to younger scholars in particular... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 27.18
Mass-market edition of the first authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy to be written in nearly four decades. Drawing upon first-hand sources and never-before-opened archives, prize-winning historian Robert Dallek reveals more than we ever knew about Jack Kennedy, forever changing the way we think about his life, his presidency and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 26.99
Like other great figures of 20th-century American politics, Lyndon Johnson defies easy understanding. An unrivaled master of vote swapping, back room deals, and election-day skulduggery, he was nevertheless an outspoken New Dealer with a genuine commitment to the poor and the underprivileged. And he was also a representative figure. Johnson's career... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
"Robert Dallek brings to this majestic work a profound understanding of history, a deep engagement in foreign policy, and a lifetime of studying leadership. The story of what went wrong during the postwar period?has never been more intelligently explored." ?Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Team of Rivals Robert Dalleck... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 29.99
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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
With the publication of his magisterial biography of John F. Kennedy, An Unfinished Life , Robert Dallek cemented his reputation as one of the greatest historians of our time. Now, in this epic joint biography, he offers a provocative, groundbreaking portrait of a pair of outsize leaders whose unlikely partnership dominated the world stage and changed... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 26.99
The plainspoken man from Missouri who never expected to be president yet rose to become one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century In April 1945, after the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the presidency fell to a former haberdasher and clubhouse politician from Independence, Missouri. Many believed he would be overmatched by the job,... more...