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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 38.00
Quest for Identity is a survey of the American experience from the close of World War II, through the Cold War and 9/11, to the present. It helps students understand postwar American history through a seamless narrative punctuated with accessible analyses. The pageantry, drama, irony, poignancy, and humor of the American journey since World War II... more...
- Pearson Education 2005; US$ 26.99
This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. General Douglas A. MacArthur's extraordinary life of leadership spanned three wars and more than six decades inside and outside the military. He defined principles of leadership that were decades ahead of their... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 22.00
An examination of the period 1941 2001 during which time the character of American life changed rapidly, culminating in the shattering of the Liberal Democratic coalition. Revolutions in the areas of affluence, foreign policy, the military, business systems, racial relations, gender roles, sexual behavior and attitudes are discussed. more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 42.50
These essays describe and analyze key developments in American politics and government in an era when political parties commanded mass loyalties and wielded unprecedented power over government affairs. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99
Intended for use as a main text for undergraduate courses or as a supplemental text in surveys, this work offers a succinct, comprehensive and objective examination of recent American history, avoiding unnecessary detail and trivia. Recommended further reading is provided for each era. more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 25.99
This political biography examines Kennan's thoughts in the context of his many years of government service and his political counsel in the field of foreign policy. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
Draws together the details of Alger Hiss, an innocent victim of McCarthyism from his upper middle-class childhood in Baltimore and his brilliant success at Harvard to his later career as a self-made martyr to McCarthyism - to paint a fascinating portrait of a man whose life was devoted to perpetuating a lie. more...
A Pact With the Devil: Washington's Bid for World Supremacy and the Betrayal of the American PromiseTaylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Despite the overwhelming opposition on the left to the war in Iraq, many prominent liberals supported the war on humanitarian grounds. They argued that the war would rid the world of a brutal dictator and liberate the Iraqi people from totalitarian oppression, paving the way for a democratic transformation of the country. In A Pact with the Devil... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 13.99
When Jeane J. Kirkpatrick died in December 2006, she left behind more than her legacy as a "heroine of conservatives." She had just completed work on this extraordinary survey of American foreign policy in the post?Cold War age: a bold and revisionist assessment of two decades of American interventions abroad?a troubled period of small successes,... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2006; US$ 49.95
A Companion to Post-1945 America is an original collection of 34 essays by key scholars on the history and historiography of Post-1945 America. Covers society and culture, people and movements, politics and foreign policy Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic Includes book review section on essential readings... more...