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- Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 48.99
On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched a 184-pound metal ball called Sputnik into orbit around the Earth, and America plummeted into a panic. Nuclear weapon designer Edward Teller claimed that the United States had lost "a battle more important and greater than Pearl Harbor," and magazine articles appeared with such headlines as "Are... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 13.99
A big, ambitious, and enthralling new biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower, full of fascinating details and anecdotes, which places particular emphasis on his brilliant generalship and leadership in World War Two, and provides, with the advantage of hindsight, a far more acute analysis of his character and personality than any that has previously been... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2012; US$ 14.99
Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end the Korean War. Yet while Eisenhower was quickly viewed by many as a doddering lightweight, behind the bland smile and simple... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 35.00
This new, in-depth life of Eisenhower offers fresh perspectives, not only on World War II and the Korean War but also on the Cold War, the civil rights movement, McCarthyism, the U-2 crisis and Vietnam. Geoffrey Perret's Eisenhower gives us, for the first time, the whole man. It brings together a huge amount of material, much of it made... more...
- Oxford University Press 1981; US$ 25.95
"A judicious and cogent vindication of Eisenhower's prudent and moderate conduct of statecraft during his two terms."--Stephen J. Whitfield, Brandeis University "This excellent survey by a distinguished diplomatic historian represents an important contribution to the ongoing process of Eisenhower revisionism."--History: Reviews of New Books "Those... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 22.00
Before Dwight Eisenhower became president of the United States, he had a brilliant and successful career in the military. This work reveals Eisenhower's contributions to American warfare, including his advocacy in the pre-war years of the tank, his friendships with George Patton and Fox Conner, and his service in the Philippines. more...
- McGraw-Hill 2007; US$ 24.95
“Golf . . . is a sport in which the whole American family can participate--fathers and mothers, sons and daughters alike. It offers healthy respite from daily toil, refreshment of body and mind.”. --President Dwight D. Eisenhower. On January 24, 1953, four days after his inauguration, the New York Times reported that President Dwight D.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 89.99
The Historical Dictionary of the Eisenhower Era examines significant individuals, organizations, and events in American political, economic, social, and cultural history during this era in American history. In addition to the hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on politics, economics, diplomacy, literature, science, sports, and popular... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of the Eisenhower Era examines significant individuals, organizations, and events in American political, economic, social, and cultural history during this era in American history. In addition to the hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on politics, economics, diplomacy, literature, science, sports, and popular culture, a chronology,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 17.00
When President Dwight Eisenhower left Washington, D.C., at the end of his second term, he retired to a farm in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, that he had bought a decade earlier. Living on the farm with the former president and his wife, Mamie, were his son, daughter-in-law, and four grandchildren, the oldest of whom, David, was just entering... more...