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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
"Game changer." We heard it so many times during the 2012 U.S. presidential election. But what actually made a difference in the contest--and what was just hype? In this groundbreaking book, John Sides and Lynn Vavreck tell the dramatic story of the election--with a big difference. Using an unusual "moneyball" approach, they look beyond the anecdote,... more...
- Facing History and Ourselves 2013; US$ 14.95
Surveying Eleanor Roosevelt's early years and then concentrating on her life-long commitment as an activist, Fundamental Freedoms tells of Eleanor's pivotal role in creating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust.As demonstrated throughout all four parts of this... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
"In Roosevelt's Second Act Richard Moe has shown in superb fashion that what might seem to have been an inevitable decision of comparatively little interest was far from it." --David McCullough On August 31, 1939, nearing the end of his second and presumably final term in office, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was working in the... more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 21.95
First published in 1970, Studs Terkel?s bestselling Hard Times has been called ?a huge anthem in praise of the American spirit? (Saturday Review) and ?an invaluable record? (The New York Times) . With his trademark grace and compassion, Terkel evokes a mosaic of memories from those who were richest to those who were destitute: politicians, businessmen,... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 99.99
Stipelman offers a comprehensive theory of the New Deal, covering both the ends it hoped to achieve and the means it used to achieve them. It draws upon a mixture of history, American political development, and political theory, and hopes to both fill a critical gap in scholarship and provide a theoretical framework for contemporary progressive... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2012; US$ 29.95
In her warm and witty new memoir, Stella Suberman charms readers with her personal perspective as she recalls the original 1940s GI Bill. As she writes of the bill and the epic events that spawned it, she manages, in her crisp way, to personalize and humanizes them in order to entertain and to educate. Although her story is in essence... more...
- Algora Publishing 2012; US$ 22.95
This book examines the personal and administrative qualities of FDR and from that perspective analyzes the U.S. response to the changing global scene between the two world wars. Governments during the period preceding and throughout World War II were not without defects, yet despite lapses and mistakes made by the U.S. Administration in Washington... more...