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- Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 27.50
What Hath TR Wrought? ?I don?t think that any harm comes from the concentration of power in one man?s hands.? ?Theodore Roosevelt The notion that Theodore Roosevelt was one of America?s greatest presidents is literally carved in stone?right up there on Mount Rushmore. But as historian Jim Powell shows in the refreshingly original Bully Boy , Roosevelt?s... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 27.50
The fateful blunder that radically altered the course of the twentieth century?and led to some of the most murderous dictators in history President Woodrow Wilson famously rallied the United States to enter World War I by saying the nation had a duty to make ?the world safe for democracy.? But as historian Jim Powell demonstrates in this shocking... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
The Great Depression and the New Deal. For generations, the collective American consciousness has believed that the former ruined the country and the latter saved it. Endless praise has been heaped upon President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for masterfully reining in the Depression?s destructive effects and propping up the country on his New Deal platform.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 26.00
In a review of Jim Powell?s first book, Thom Gunn praised his poetry for tapping ?a subject matter that is endless and important . . . achieved in the poem, so we grasp it as we read.? Substrate gathers three new collections of Powell?s poetry, the work of a dozen years. These poems open inward windows on the world outward from indigenous habitat... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 15.00
A debut novel unwinds the tangle of twentieth-century history with wit, humor, and humanity 61-year-old Feliks is a naturalized Frenchman, a displaced Pole and former Communist-and a curmudgeon-who has made his living writing a yearly travel guide to the countries behind the Iron Curtain. In 1991, with the Curtain now fallen, Feliks finds his... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 26.99
For thousands of years, slavery went unchallenged in principle. Then in a single century, slavery was abolished and more than seven million slaves were freed. Greatest Emancipation tells this amazing story, focusing on Haiti, the British Caribbean, the United States, Cuba and Brazil, which accounted for the vast majority of slaves in the west. Jim... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 15.95
Developed from the A-5 nuclear bomber and used in a reconnaissance role, the RA-5C Vigilante was the largest and fastest aeroplane ever to operate from the deck of an aircraft carrier. During the Vietnam War (1955-1975) it sustained the highest loss ratio of any American aircraft in that conflict. This volume includes compelling accounts of combat... more...