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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 25.95 US$ 20.76
The 1970s looks at an iconic decade when the cultural left and economic right came to the fore in American society and the world at large. While many have seen the 1970s as simply a period of failures epitomized by Watergate, inflation, the oil crisis, global unrest, and disillusionment with military efforts in Vietnam, Thomas Borstelmann... more...
- Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 23.95
In 1784 Benjamin Franklin advocated choosing the industrious, home-loving wild turkey rather than the thieving, wide-ranging bald eagle as the symbol of the United States. Franklin lost that debate, and since then advocates of cooperation as America's global role have been similarly losing their struggle with advocates of U.S. domination. The author... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 23.95
?Never separate the lives you live from the words you speak,? Paul Wellstone told his students at Carleton College, where he was professor of political science. Wellstone has lived up to his words as the most liberal man in the United States Senate, where for the past decade he has been the voice for improved health care, education, reform, and support... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Here is a panoramic history of America from 1954 to 1973, ranging from the buoyant teen-age rebellion first captured by rock and roll, to the drawn-out and dispiriting endgame of Watergate.In America's Uncivil Wars , Mark Hamilton Lytle illuminates the great social, cultural, and political upheavals of the era. He begins his chronicle surprisingly... more...
- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
This is a solid, well-detailed account of the political career of Arthur J. Goldberg. A prominent and defining figure in the American labor movement, Goldberg served as Secratary of Labor under the Kennedy Administration before being named a justice to the Supreme Court. He was also ambassador to the United Nations during Johnson's presidency. Goldberg... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 50.00
This is an exploration of nation-building around the world and the related problems and challenges - from conflict to the role of democracy. This work covers aspects including the rebuilding of Iraq, Afghanistan and East Timor, and examines nation-building as a civilian and military enterprise. more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 24.95
They hate us because they hate our freedoms,' George Bush keeps telling us. But if you're becoming a little suspicious that Bush doth protest too much, especially as his own administration has done more than any terrorists to take away 'our freedoms,' this is the book for you. A triangulation in the best sense between French and Brazilian and American... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 26.00
Russ Feingold is a rarity in American politics. A staunch civil libertarian, he was the only member of the U.S. Senate who voted against the ill-conceived USA Patriot Act that was rushed through Congress in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. In 2002, while the Bush administration's fabrications and scare tactics persuaded an overwhelming... more...