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- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
John Filson (c. 1753-1788) was an American author, historian of Kentucky, pioneer, surveyor and one of the founders of Cincinnati, Ohio. He wrote The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (1784) during this period, and travelled to Wilmington, Delaware, to have it published in the summer of 1784. He also had a "Map of Kentucke"... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 10.78
Hauptbeschreibung Das erkenntnisleitende Interesse des narrativen Ansatzes in der politischen Bildung ist es, durch klassische Lehrstücke anschauliche und interdisziplinäre Zugänge zu zentralen Kategorien des Politischen wie Macht und Recht, Krieg und Frieden, Freiheit und Gleichheit zu eröffnen. Die transepochale Diskursivität der Narrationen wird... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 85.00
Written for high school and college students, this series highlights the administrations of the most recent US Presidents. Organized in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z format, each volume focuses on a particular administration, including an introduction, a section of biographical entries, a chronology that spans the history of the administration, and more. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 21.99
Robert Dallek's brilliant two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson has received an avalanche of praise. Michael Beschloss, in The Los Angeles Times, said that it "succeeds brilliantly." The New York Times called it "rock solid" and The Washington Post hailed it as "invaluable." And Sidney Blumenthal in The Boston Globe... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95
The agony and excitement of the 2004 Presidential campaign between Bush and Kerry echoed the mad frenzy of earlier, low-tech campaigns. In important ways, little has really changed in the fundamental nature of presidential campaigns, presidential politi more...
- PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 12.99
?My effort here is to give firsthand testimony on the man and president I saw, ?with bark off,? as he used to say when he wanted me to describe a difficult situation cold and true, with no punches pulled.?The Lyndon Johnson I knew was brave and brutal, compassionate and cruel, incredibly intelligent and infuriatingly insensitive, with shrewd and uncanny... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
For the fortieth anniversary of 1969, Rob Kirkpatrick takes a look back at a year when America witnessed many of the biggest landmark achievements, cataclysmic episodes, and generation-defining events in recent history. 1969 was the year that saw Apollo 11 land... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
In 1969, man landed on the moon; the ?Miracle Mets? captivated sports fans; students took over college campuses and demonstrators battled police; America witnessed the Woodstock music festival; Hollywood produced Easy Rider ; Kurt Vonnegut published Slaughterhouse-Five ; punk music was born; and there was murder at Altamont Speedway. Compelling,... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 44.95
History has labeled Lyndon B. Johnson "Lincoln's successor." But how did a southern president representing a predominately conservative state, with connections to some of the nation's leading segregationists, come to play such an influential role in civil rights history? In Freedom's Pragmatist , Sylvia Ellis tracks Johnson's personal and political... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 22.99
This volume looks at Lyndon Johnson's control of international relations, putting his handling of Vietnam in the context of the many other crises he confronted. The resulting portrait of a politician at work illuminates the outdated policies of containment he was expected to uphold. more...