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Political history

  • All the Presidents' Bankersby Nomi Prins

    Nation Books 2014; US$ 32.99

    Prins shows how powerful Wall Street bankers partnered with presidents to became the unelected leaders of the 20th century. 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...

  • Dark Days in the Newsroomby Edward Alwood

    Temple University Press 2007; US$ 28.95

    Dark Days in the Newsroom traces how journalists became radicalized during the Depression era, only to become targets of Senator Joseph McCarthy and like-minded anti-Communist crusaders during the 1950s. Edward Alwood, a former news correspondent describes this remarkable story of conflict, principle, and personal sacrifice with noticeable élan.... more...

  • Editorial Cartoon Awards 1922-1997by

    De Gruyter Saur 1999; US$ 182.00

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

  • Great Political Witby Robert Dole

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 1999; US$ 15.00

    Famous for his delectably dry humor, Senator Bob Dole brings us the ultimate bipartisan book: some of his favorite witticisms, hilarious remarks, and wry observations of the great political figures of this century. Bob Dole's political career may not have taken him to the White House, but he did pick up some great stories along the way. In this delightful... more...

  • Independent Nationby John Avlon

    Crown Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.95

    Fifty percent of American voters define themselves as political moderates, two-thirds favor political solutions that come from the center of the political spectrum, and Independents outnumber both Democrats and Republicans. Bill Clinton and George W. Bush each explicitly used Centrist strategies to win the White House?and twenty-first-century candidates... more...

  • Insidious Foesby Francis MacDonnell

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 109.99

    Nazi Germany's efforts to weaken the United States by subversion failed miserably. Bungling spies were captured and half-hearted efforts at sabotage came to nothing. Yet anyone who lived through WWII remembers the chilling posters warning Americans that "Enemy Agents Have Big Ears" and "Loose Lips Sink Ships." Even Superman joined the struggle against... more...

  • Little 'Red Scares'by Robert Justin Goldstein

    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...

  • Manhood and American Political Culture in the Cold Warby K.A. Cuordileone

    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...

  • 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...