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Johnson's administrations, November 22, 1963-1969

  • Freedom's Pragmatistby Sylvia Ellis

    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...

  • The Eve of Destructionby James T. Patterson

    Basic Books 2012; US$ 28.99

    Of all the changes that have swept across America in the past century, perhaps none have been as swift or dramatic as those that transpired in the 1960s. The United States entered the decade still flush with postwar triumphalism, but left it profoundly changed: shaken by a disastrous foreign war and unhinged by domestic social revolutions and countercultural... more...

  • Der narrative Ansatz in der politischen Bildung.by Ingo Juchler

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 11.55

    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...

  • Election Year 1968by Dennis D. Wainstock

    Enigma Books 2012; US$ 19.00

    Election year 1968 revisited and analyzed. The candidates were Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace. Riots in Chicago streets. more...

  • The Passage of Powerby Robert A. Caro

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.95

    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE NAMED BY  THE NEW YORK TIMES  ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Economist * Time * Newsweek * Foreign Policy * Business Week * The Week * The Christian... more...

  • The Path to Powerby Robert A. Caro

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00

    This is the story of the rise to national power of a desperately poor young man from the Texas Hill Country. The Path to Power reveals in extraordinary detail the genesis of the almost superhuman drive, energy, and ambition that set LBJ apart. It follows him from the Hill Country to New Deal Washington, from his boyhood through the years of the Depression... more...

  • Means of Ascentby Robert A. Caro

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00

    Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American President. In Means of Ascent the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer/historian, chronicler... more...

  • Daisy Petals and Mushroom Cloudsby Robert Mann

    LSU Press 2011; US$ 18.95

    In this thought-provoking and highly readable book, Robert Mann provides a concise, engaging study of the ?Daisy Girl? spot, which helped usher presidential campaign advertising into the modern era. Commissioned by Johnson?s campaign and aired only once during Johnson?s 1964 presidential contest against Barry Goldwater, the spot remains an iconic piece... more...

  • The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnsonby Joseph A. Califano Jr.

    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...

  • 1969by Rob Kirkpatrick

    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...