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- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
The Progressives offers comprehensive coverage of the origins, evolution, and notable events that came to define the pivotal period of American history known as the Progressive Era. Offers a rich, in-depth analysis of who the progressives were and the process through which they identified and attacked social, economic, and political injustices... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 29.95
This is the first time in paperback for this standard biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, who was the controversial architect of the American victory in the Pacific. Once asked if it was he who said, 'When they get in trouble they send for the sonsabitches,' King replied that he was not, but that he would have said it if he had thought of it.... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2013; US$ 18.95
After forty years of congressional service, five terms in the House and five in the Senate, George William Norris (1861?1944) was going home to Nebraska. Norris had lost the 1942 Senate race and felt the defeat keenly. But as his train rolled westward, he was forcefully reminded of what his legislative efforts had wrought, from the Tennessee Valley... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95
American Dictators is the dual biography of two legendary New Jersey political bosses: Frank Hague, who intimidated presidents and wielded unchallenged power for over three decades, and Enoch ?Nucky? Johnson, the inspiration for the hit HBO series, Boardwalk Empire . Packed with compelling information and written in an informal, sometimes humorous... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 40.95
Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster was one of the leading soldier-scholars of his time. He was one of the key figures during the Cold War - one who stood among the dominant American military and political personalities of those times. Goodpaster served Gen. Dwight Eisenhower in establishing the international military component of NATO and then served as his... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 62.79
Hauptbeschreibung Wie konnte es im kommunistisch geprägten Ostmitteleuropa während der Epoche des Kalten Krieges eine linke Dissidenz geben? Woraus entwickelte sie sich, welchen Wertvorstellungen folgte sie und über welche Organisationsmuster verfügte sie? Während zum wirtschaftlichen und politischen Niedergang der kommunistischen Systeme mittlerweile... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
This is a consensus challenging history of the Alger Hiss-Whittaker Chambers controversy of 1948 to 1950, a criminal case in which Hiss was convicted of perjury after two long trials. Chambers claimed that Hiss had passed classified State Department documents to him in 1937 and 1938 for transmittal to the Soviet Union. Hiss denied the charges but was... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2013; US$ 74.99
The book tells the compelling story of Mary Norton of New Jersey, who served 13 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (1925-1951) and was the first female elected to the U. S. Congress from the Democratic Party, an eastern state, or urban section east of the Mississippi River and to chair a major congressional committee. Besides chairing the... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 60.00
In the presidential campaign of 1948, Henry Wallace set out to challenge the conventional wisdom of his time, blaming the United States, instead of the Soviet Union, for the Cold War, denouncing the popular Marshall Plan, and calling for an end to segregation. In addition, he argued that domestic fascism--rather than international communism--posed... more...