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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 16.99
Between 1929 and 1945, two great travails were visited upon the American people: the Great Depression and World War II. This book tells the story of how Americans endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of those unprecedented calamities. Both comprehensive and colorful, this account of the most convulsive period in American history, excepting... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 45.00
The noted historian John Keegan called World War II "the largest single event in human history." More than sixty years after it ended, that war continues to shape our world. Going far beyond accounts of the major battles, The Library of Congress World War II Companion examines, in a unique and engaging manner, this devastating conflict, its causes,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.99
On October 24, 1929, America met the greatest economic devastation it had ever known. In this first installment of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Freedom from Fear , Kennedy tells how America endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of that unprecedented calamity.Kennedy vividly demonstrates that the economic crisis of the 1930s was more than a... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.99
Even as the New Deal was coping with the Depression, a new menace was developing abroad. Exploiting Germany's own economic burdens, Hitler reached out to the disaffected, turning their aimless discontent into loyal support for his Nazi Party. In Asia, Japan harbored imperial ambitions of its own. The same generation of Americans who battled the Depression... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 12.99
This 25th anniversary edition includes a new afterword from Pulitzer Prize-winning author David M. Kennedy, that explains his reasons for writing the original edition as well as his opinions on the legacy of Wilsonian idealism, most recently reflected in President George W. Bush's national security strategy. More than a chronicle of the war years,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Deterrence is at the heart of the preventive aspiration of criminal justice. Deterrence, whether through preventive patrol by police officers or stiff prison sentences for violent offenders, is the principal mechanism through which the central feature of criminal justice, the exercise of state authority, works ? it is hoped -- to diminish offending... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
Gang- and drug-related inner-city violence, with its attendant epidemic of incarceration, is the defining crime problem in our country. In some neighborhoods in America, one out of every two hundred young black men is shot to death every year, and few initiatives of government and law enforcement have made much difference. But when David Kennedy,... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 33.00 US$ 28.99
FREE Millionaire Fast-Track Program for every reader! ($2,150 Value!) See Appendix for Full Details. Listen to what these successful business leaders have to say about The Maui Millionaires for Business! "Brilliant! David and Diane will help you to not just make money building your business, but more importantly, you'll learn to do it in a way... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99
In this volume, we assess how the 2012 GOP nomination cycle is indicative of just how the Republican Party has become, in the words of pundit Cuck Warren, a ?Mad Men Party in a Modern Family World.? more...