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- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 79.50
Radicals such as socialists, syndicalists, and anarchists are often thought of as marginal in American history. However, in the early decades of the twentieth century, progressives?those who sought to regulate big business, reduce class conflict, and ameliorate urban poverty?took the radicals? ideas very seriously. In The New Freedom and the Radicals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This book's unique combination of case studies and commentaries provides the basis for a systematic discussion of the role of individual leaders and complex institutions in U.S. foreign policy making. The case studies present routine and urgent, controversial and consensus-driven decisions in nine presidential administrations--"from Harry Truman's... more...
- 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$ 22.70
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$ 37.85
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$ 149.95
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. The interlude between these two major scares has tended to garner less... 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 68.00
The Cold War not only comprised the dominant theme in American foreign policy during the second half of the 20th century; its influence was also imbedded into American culture. The half-century duration of the Cold War was an extended learning period during which the United States found that it could no longer remain an isolationist nation in a complex,... 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...