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- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 44.99
In this major biography of an important politician and statesman, Dean Kotlowski presents the life of Paul V. McNutt, a great understudied figure in the era of FDR. McNutt was governor of Indiana, high commissioner to the Philippines (while serving he helped 1,300 Jews flee Nazi Germany for Manila), head of the WWII Federal Security Agency, and would-be... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 13.99
A dramatic, fascinating?and revisionist?narrative detailing how America?s first family was changed utterly during World War II. First-rate history grounded in scholarship and brought to life by a critically acclaimed author. From breathless hagiographies to scandal-mongering exposÚs, no family has generated more bestselling books than the Kennedys.... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 189.95
This book presents a selected compilation of Senator Barry M. Goldwaters speeches and writings from the 1950s to the 1990s. Arranged chronologically, these primary source documents reveal the Senators position on deficit spending, defense, politics, foreign policy, Gay Rights, Native Americans, Civil Rights, the news media, natural resources,... more...
- Axios Press 2012; US$ 9.99
Bernard Baruch was a self-made millionaire, legendary stock trader, and venture investor. For most of the first half of the 20th century, he epitomized the ?good side? of Wall Street in the public mind. Celebrated as ?Adviser to Presidents? and ?The Park Bench Statesman,? he also became known as ?The Man Who Sold out before the Crash.? James Grant... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 29.99
John Foster Dulles was one of the most influential and controversial figures in the history of twentieth-century U.S. foreign relations. Active in the field for decades, Dulles reflected and was a reflection of the tension that pervaded U.S. international conduct from its evolution as a global power in the early twentieth century through its emergence... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 16.99
When the Hiss-Chambers case first burst on the scene in 1948, its main characters and events seemed more appropriate to spy fiction than to American reality. The major historical authority on the case, Perjury was first published in 1978. Now, in its latest edition, Perjury links together the old and new evidence, much of it previously undiscovered... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 29.99
The twentieth century witnessed the rise of the United States as the preeminent player on the world stage. While many individuals were responsible for the American ascension, few have left a larger legacy in the arena of foreign policy than Henry L. Stimson. Serving nearly every American president from Theodore Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, Stimson... 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
One of the most celebrated and highly decorated heroes of World War I, a noted trial lawyer, presidential adviser and emissary, and chief of America?s Office of Strategic Services during World War II, William J. Donovan was a legendary figure. Donovan , originally published in 1982, penetrates the cloak of secrecy surrounding this remarkable man.... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 29.95
Paul Crouch (1903?1955) was the quintessential anticommunist paid government informer. A na´ve, ill-educated recruit who found a family, a livelihood, and a larger romantic cause in the Communist Party, he spent more than fifteen years organizing American workers, meeting with Soviet leaders, and trying to infiltrate the U.S. military with Communist... more...