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  • Freedom from Fearby David M. Kennedy

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 18.99

    Between 1929 and 1945, two great travails were visited upon the American people: the Great Depression and World War II. This text tells the story of how Americans endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of those unprecedented calamities. more...

  • The Library of Congress World War II Companionby David M. Kennedy

    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...

  • The American People in the Great Depressionby David M. Kennedy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 18.99

    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 reaction... more...

  • The American People in World War IIby David M. Kennedy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 18.99

    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... more...

  • Over Hereby David M. Kennedy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 18.99

    The Great War of 1914-1918 confronted the United States with one of the most wrenching crises in the nation's history. It also left a residue of disruption and disillusion that spawned an even more ruinous conflict scarcely a generation later. Over Here is the single-most comprehensive discussion of the impact of World War I on American society.... more...

  • The Library of Congress World War II Companionby David M. Kennedy

    Simon & Schuster 2007; Not Available

    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...

  • The Library of Congress World War II Companionby David M. Kennedy

    Simon & Schuster 2007; Not Available

    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...

  • Deterrence and Crime Preventionby David M. Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Written by an author based at the prestigious University of Harvard Law department, this excellent volume addressing the topical issue of deterrence with is a hugely important aspect of criminology in a critical style. more...

  • The Modern American Militaryby David M. Kennedy

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99

    The advent of the all-volunteer force and the evolving nature of modern warfare have transformed our military, changing it in serious if subtle ways that few Americans are aware of. Edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy, this stimulating volume brings together insights from a remarkable group of scholars, who shed important new... more...

  • Don't Shootby David M. Kennedy

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 16.99

    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...