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- Ivan R. Dee 2010; US$ 15.99
The race for the White House in 1968 was a watershed event in American politics. In this brilliantly succinct narrative analysis, Lewis L. Gould shows how the events of that tumultuous year changed the way Americans felt about politics and their national leaders. Bitterness over racial issues and the Vietnam War that marked the 1968 election continued... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61
Lewis Gould brings to life the major figures of Republican history and uncovers a wealth of fascinating anecdotes about Republicans, from "the Plumed Knight," James G. Blaine, in the 1880s, to Barry Goldwater in the 1960s, to Newt Gingrich in the 1990s. Gould also uncovers the historical forces and issues that have made the Republicans what they are:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
This volume presents thirty-nine interpretive biographical essays on all first ladies, from Martha Washington to America's newest First Lady, Laura Bush. This new edition contains updated material on all the living First Ladies and updated bibliographies for each entry, as well as a portrait of the newest First Lady. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
America in the Progressive Era, 1890-1914 provides a readable, analytical narrative of the emergence, influence, and decline of the spirit of progressive reform that animated American politics and culture around the turn of the twentieth century. Covering the turbulent 1890s and the era of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, the book covers the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61
This is a new edition of the best history of the Republican party in half a century with coverage through the presidential election of 2008. It treats Republican suspicion of Democratic legitimacy as a key element in American political history. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Green Gentrification looks at the social consequences of urban "greening" from an environmental justice and sustainable development perspective. Through a comparative examination of five cases of urban greening in Brooklyn, New York, it demonstrates that such initiatives, while positive for the environment, tend to increase inequality and thus undermine... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 47.99
The World in Brooklyn: Gentrification, Immigration, and Ethnic Politics in a Global City , is a collection of scholarly papers which analyze demographic, social, political, and economic trends that are occurring in Brooklyn. Brooklyn, as the context, reflects global forces. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 39.99
Broad in scope, The Gilded Age brings together sixteen original essays that offer lively syntheses of modern scholarship while making their own interpretive arguments. These engaging pieces allow students to consider the various societal, cultural and political factors that make studying the Gilded Age crucial to our understanding of America... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 29.95
Bringing together leading researchers?including biologists, urban planners, utilities experts, and climatologists, among others? Taking Chances illuminates the reactions to the dangers revealed by Hurricane Sandy. Focusing on New Jersey, New York, and other hard-hit areas, the contributors explore whether Sandy has indeed transformed our perceptions... more...