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  • The Party Period and Public Policyby Richard L. McCormick

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 41.99

    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...

  • Red Scareby Robert K. Murray

    University of Minnesota Press 1955; US$ 72.00

    Few periods n American history have been so dramatic, so fraught with mystery, or so bristling with fear and hysteria as were the days of the great Red Scare that followed World War I. For sheer excitement, it would be difficult to find a more absorbing t more...

  • Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the Stateby Marc Stears

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 48.99

    This is the first comprehensive examination of the close relationship between leading groups of British socialists and American progressives in the early twentieth century. Employing new methods of conceptual and institutional analysis, and drawing on extensive original archival research, the book challenges traditional analyses of these movements.... more...

  • The Red Scare, Politics, and the Federal Communications Commission, 1941-1960by Susan L. Brinson

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 83.00

    Explores how the politics inherent to the Red Scare profoundly affected FCC decisions and policymaking from 1939-1962. more...

  • McCarthyism and the Red Scareby William T. Walker

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 55.00

    The post-World War II "Red Scare" resulted from domestic strife brought on by the ideological struggle between capitalism and communism. The hysterical witch hunts of the McCarthy era are over half a century behind us. Or are they? There are parallels between McCarthyism and the rhetoric associated with the current polarization in American politics,... more...

  • The McCarthy Eraby Ann Malaspina

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00

    As the cold war began in the late 1940s, the fear of a Red threat within the United States intensified. Exploiting the public anxieties, Joseph R. McCarthy, a little-known senator from Wisconsin, launched his anti-communist crusade in 1950. Past membership in the Communist Party, friendship with suspected radicals, or buying a leftist newspaper was... more...

  • On Historyby Oliver Stone; Tariq Ali

    Haymarket Books 2011; US$ 16.00

    In a wide-ranging conversation, filmmaker Oliver Stone and writer Tariq Ali discuss world history from the seventh century to today. more...

  • Editorial Cartoon Awards 1922-1997by

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 182.00

    The Pulitzer Prize Archive. A History and Anthology of Award-winning Materials in Journalism, Letters and Arts. more...

  • Political Witby Steven Gauge

    Summersdale 2012; US$ 9.99

    Luckily, politicians are sometimes as good at raising a laugh as they are raising taxes "A politician is a person who approaches every subject with an open mouth."  ?Adlai Stevenson "A lot has been said about politics; some of it complimentary, but most of it accurate."  ?Eric Idle "The game of politics is to make you afraid so that you... more...

  • America in the Cold Warby William Walker

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 68.00

    Including extensive, balanced information, keen insights, and helpful research tools, this book provides a valuable resource for students or general readers interested in American policy, diplomacy, and conduct during the Cold War. more...