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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 22.00
Chapter 1 The Desks of the Senate The Chamber of the United States Senate was a long, cavernous space?over a hundred feet long. From its upper portion, from the galleries for citizens and journalists which rimmed it, it seemed even longer than it was, in part because it was so gloomy and dim?so dim in 1949, when lights had not yet been added for television... more...
- 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$ 9.45
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...
- Caxton Press 2007; US$ 9.95
Captivity narratives have been a standard genre of writings about Indians of the East for several centuries. Until now, the West has been almost entirely neglected. Now Gregory and Susan Michno have rectified that with this painstakenly researched collection of vivid and often brutal accounts of what happened to those men and women and children that... 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...