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- 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...
- Santa Monica Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Combining a detective story with political intrigue, this recollection delves into the infamous presidential battle between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedyand the lengths to which both parties went to destroy one another. The history introduces two key personalities: a manic-depressive private eye named Guenther Reinhardt and Richard Nixon’s... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
?Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.? ?Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.S. Senator (1997 ? 2009) Newly discovered and declassified documents... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 58.00
This book tells the story of 1960?a tumultuous, transitional year that unleashed the forces that eventually reshaped the American nation and the entire planet, to the joy of millions and the sorrow of millions more. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00
A gripping tale of international intrigue and betray-al, Eisenhower 1956 is the white-knuckle story of how President Dwight D. Eisenhower guided the United States through the Suez Canal crisis of 1956. The crisis climaxed in a tumultuous nine-day period fraught with peril just prior to the 1956 presidential election, with Great Britain, France,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
The candidacy of John F. Kennedy provoked widespread discussion of issues relating to church and state and to the role of Catholics in American politics. This text is the inside story of that dramatic campaign and is the first scholarly examination based on actual voting returns. It includes a detailed analysis of the vote in every state, revealing... 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 20.99
The 1960 presidential election, won ultimately by John F. Kennedy, was one of the closest and most contentious in American history. The country had never elected a Roman Catholic president, and the last time a Catholic had been nominated--New York Governor Al Smith in 1928--he was routed in the general election. From the outset, Kennedy saw the religion... 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...