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  • Edward Prebleby Christopher McKee

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Originally published in 1972, Christopher McKee's biography of Edward Preble remains the most authoritative source on this influential early shaper of the U.S. naval tradition. McKee (Grinnell College) documents Preble's rise from obscurity to become Thomas Jefferson's chief administrator, his relationship with Jefferson and the president' policies... more...

  • The Education of George Washingtonby Austin Washington

    Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 29.95

    George Washington—a man of honor, bravery and leadership. He is known as America?s first President, a great general, and a humble gentleman, but how did he become this man of stature? The Education of George Washington answers this question with a new discovery about his past and the surprising book that shaped him. Who better to unearth them... more...

  • Thomas Jefferson and Philosophyby M. Andrew Holowchak; James J. Carpenter; Garrett Ward Sheldon; Richard E. Dixon; Paul B. Thompson; Derek H. Davis; William Merkel; Richard Guy Wilson; M. Andrew Holowchak

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99

    Thomas Jefferson and Philosophy: Essays on the Philosophical Cast of Jefferson?s Writings is a collection of essays on topics that relate to philosophical aspects of Jefferson?s thinking over the years. Much historical insight is given to ground the various philosophical strands in Jefferson?s thought and writing on topics such as political philosophy,... more...

  • "Mr. President"by Harlow Giles Unger

    Da Capo Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    In this startling, action-filled drama, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals one of the most significant yet least known chapters in American history: how George Washington converted his ceremonial post as president into the most powerful office on earth. more...

  • Government by Dissentby Robert W.T. Martin

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 79.00

    "The most thorough examination we have of how early Americans wrestled with what types of political dissent should be permitted, even promoted, in the new republic they were forming.Martin shows the modern relevance of their debates in ways that all will find valuable—even those who dissent from his views!" —Rogers M. Smith, Christopher... more...

  • The Jeffersonian vision, 1801–1815by William Nester

    Potomac Books Inc. 2013; US$ 30.00

    The creation of American diplomacy and power as a distinct art more...

  • Staat und politische Bildungby Gudrun Hentges; Christoph Butterwegge

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    Im Jahre 2012 feierte die „Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung“ ihr 60-jähriges Bestehen. Sie tritt ein für die Förderung des Bewusstseins für Demokratie und politische Partizipation. 1952 unter dem Namen „Bundeszentrale für Heimatdienst“ gegründet, unterstand sie dem Bundesministerium des Innern... more...

  • The Letters of John and Abigail Adamsby John Adams; Abigail Adams

    Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 1.99

    Adams is remembered for the many letters she wrote to her husband while he stayed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the Continental Congresses. John frequently sought the advice of Abigail on many matters, and their letters are filled with intellectual discussions on government and politics. The letters serve as eyewitness accounts of the American... more...

  • Intrepid Sailorsby Chipp Reid

    Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 35.95

    Reid tells one of the greatest sea stories in the history of the U.S. Navy. Under Commodore Edward Preble, the Navy came of age fighting the scourge of the time, the infamous Barbary Pirates. Intrepid Sailors chronicles the Navy?s campaign to subdue the pirate leader of Tripoli, who declared war on the United States in 1801. After two failed campaigns,... more...

  • Jefferson in His Own Timeby Kevin J. Hayes

    University of Iowa Press 2012; US$ 32.50

    In this volume, Kevin J. Hayes collects thirty accounts of Thomas Jefferson written by his granddaughters, visiting dignitaries, fellow politicians, and others who knew him as a family man, public servant, intellectual, and institution builder. The letters and reminiscences of those who knew Jefferson personally reveal him to be a warm, funny man,... more...