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- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 43.93
Chile im Kalten Krieg ? das ruft vor allem Bilder des sozialistischen Präsidenten Allende und der brutalen Verfolgung unter Pinochet wach. Doch die chilenische Zeitgeschichte war weit vielschichtiger. So pflegte die Bundesrepublik Deutschland während des Kalten Krieges mit dem südamerikanischen Land in vielen Bereichen enge Beziehungen. Anhand umfassender,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
Sweeping biographies abound, authorized and nonauthorized, regarding Ted Kennedy. They tend either to applaud him for his ideals or criticize him for his personal flaws. The present work differs. Using historical tools and legal analysis, it closely examines ten major pieces of legislation Kennedy sponsored or strongly backed as well as the attempt... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95
Before Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck, there was Jesse Helms. From in front of a camera at WRAL-TV, Helms forged a new brand of southern conservatism long before he was a senator from North Carolina. As executive vice president of the station, Helms delivered commentaries on the evening news and directed the news and entertainment programming. He pioneered... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 59.95
After civil wars end, what can sustain peace in the long-term? In particular, how can outsiders facilitate durable conflict-managing institutions through statebuilding - a process that historically has been the outcome of bloody struggles to establish the state's authority over warlords, traditional authorities, and lawless territories? In this book,... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 32.95
This autobiography, published in cooperation with the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), highlights Lt. Gen. Becton's remarkable career and reveals the influences that contributed to his success. Becton's autobiography reflects on his youth in the suburban Philadelphia area, his parental and family influences, and his almost forty years... more...
- Encounter Books 2013; US$ 15.99
James Piereson examines the bizarre aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination: Why in the years after the assassination did the American Left become preoccupied with conspiratorial thinking? How and why was Kennedy transformed in death into a liberal icon and a martyr for civil rights? In what way was the assassination linked to the collapse of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
Why has the US proven unable to enact a foreign policy of restraint in the post-Cold War era? For all but a brief period in the 1990s, US foreign policy is marked by an assertive appearance despite relative hegemony. This book examines the causes and impact of US foreign policy - measuring its successes, pitfalls, and what the future has in store.... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2013; US$ 7.99
Dear readers, When I wrote What Really Happened I was still very raw from the firestorm that my life had become due to my unwise decision to have an affair with John Edwards, a married man. I realize now what I have never admitted before. I behaved badly. That may strike you as obvious, but it?s taken me a long time to admit this, even to myself.... more...
- Indiana Historical Society Press 2013; US$ 19.95
This first-ever biography of Congressman Jim Jontz examines his remarkable long-shot political career and lifetime involvement in local, state, and national environmental issues. As a liberal Democrat (he preferred the terms progressive or populist) usually running in conservative districts, Jontz had political pundits predicting his defeat in every... more...