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- Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99
#1 New York Times bestseller for 13 consecutive weeks! First published in 1952, Witness is the true story of Soviet spies in America and the trial that captivated a nation. Part literary effort, part philosophical treatise, this intriguing autobiography recounts the famous Alger Hiss case and reveals much more. Chambers' worldview and his belief... more...
- Temple University Press 2014; US$ 69.50
In the 1920s, cultural and political reactions to the Red Scare in America contributed to a marked shift in the way Americans thought about sexuality, womanhood, manhood, and family life. The Russian Revolution prompted anxious Americans sensing a threat to social order to position heterosexuality, monogamy, and the family as a bulwark against radicalism.... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 22.02
Biographische Informationen Dr. Claudia Bade, Historikerin, ist als freie Mitarbeiterin der KZ-Gedenkstätte Neuengamme tätig. Lars Skowronski ist freiberuflicher Historiker und Politikwissenschaftler. Michael Viebig, Historiker, ist stellvertretender Leiter der Gedenkstätte ROTER OCHSE Halle (Saale). Reihe Berichte und Studien - Band 068 more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 36.72
This book analyzes and historicizes an important and popular motif in contemporary US political discourse: the notion that politics has become increasingly ?unreal.? At the turn of the millennium, the simulated quality of politics in general and of the US presidency in particular has become a major object of concern across a broad range of venues and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 129.95
Anti-communism has long been a potent force in American politics, capable of gripping both government and popular attention. Nowhere is this more evident that the two great 'red scares' of 1919-20 and 1946-54; the latter generally - if somewhat inaccurately - termed McCarthyism. By focusing on the interim period between the two major 'red... more...
- Nation Books 2014; US$ 19.99
Nomi Prins is a journalist, speaker, respected TV and radio commentator, and former Wall Street executive. Author of five other books, including Other People?s Money and It Takes a Pillage , her writing has been featured in the New York Times , Fortune , Mother Jones , the Guardian , the Nation , and other publications. She is a senior fellow... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
Manhood and American Political Culture in the Cold War explores the meaning of anxiety as expressed through the political and cultural language of the early cold war era. Cuordileone shows how the preoccupation with the soft, malleable American character reflected not only anti-Communism but acute anxieties about manhood and sexuality. Reading major... more...
- 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...
- Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 19.95
What Makes A President Great? Academics, journalists, and popular historians agree. Our greatest presidents are the ones who confronted a national crisis and mobilized the entire nation to face it. That?s the conventional wisdom. The chief executives who are celebrated in textbooks and placed in the top echelon of presidents in surveys of experts... more...