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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
From the current vantage point, World War I was but one of a series of global military conflicts that defined the political landscape of the twentieth century. However, in the immediate aftermath of the war, it represented a seismic shift after which nothing would ever be the same again. This probing analysis penned just after the war's end focuses... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
As the Civil War seemed to spin out of control, President Lincoln sought more insight into the conditions on the front lines. Because he did not have full confidence in the controversial approach that General Grant had taken, Lincoln sent renowned journalist Charles Dana to keep an eye on things and report back. Recollections of the Civil War offers... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
In The Chicano Generation , veteran Chicano civil rights scholar Mario T. García provides a rare look inside the struggles of the 1960s and 1970s as they unfolded in Los Angeles. Based on in-depth interviews conducted with three key activists, this book illuminates the lives of Raul Ruiz, Gloria Arellanes, and Rosalio Muñoz?their family histories... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95
Defeated politically and running out of money after a ranch deal gone bad, Theodore Roosevelt began writing his epic history of the conquest of the American West in 1888. He wove a sweeping drama, well documented and filled to the brim with Americans fighting Indian confederacies in the north and south while dealing with the machinations of the British,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 21.00
Soon after winning reelection, presidents are seen as lame ducks. Why are second terms so unkind to their winners? In Obama's Agenda: The Challenges of a Second Term , author Kenneth Jost offers readers an issues-focused narrative that assesses Obama?s ability to move his second-term agenda in a highly partisan environment in Washington. From the... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 26.95
"These letters from a yeoman farmer in the Confederate Army to his wife in Coosa County, Alabama, will be of interest to historians not only for the light shed upon the life of the Confederate soldier, but also for frequent allusions to rural life and the operation of the farm in Cotton's absence. He enlisted at Pinckneyville, Alabama, on April 1,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95
Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The decade of the 1960s was a time of passionate politics and resounding rhetoric. The ?resounding rhetoric,? from Kennedy?s celebrated inaugural address, to the outlandish antics of the Yippies, is the focus of this book. The importance of this volume is its consideration of both people in power... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 40.00
In City Indian , Rosalyn R. LaPier and David R. M. Beck tell the engaging story of American Indian men and women who migrated to Chicago from across America. From the 1893 World?s Columbian Exposition to the 1934 Century of Progress Fair, American Indians in Chicago voiced their opinions about political, social, educational, and racial issues. ... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 31.95
This volume of original essays, featuring an all-star lineup of Civil War and Lincoln scholars, is aimed at general readers and students eager to learn more about the most current interpretations of the period and the man at the center of its history. The contributors examine how Lincoln actively and consciously managed the war?diplomatically, militarily,... more...