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- 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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 24.95
In The Deadly Bet , distinguished historian Walter LaFeber explores the turbulent election of 1968 and its significance in the larger context of American history. Looking through the eyes of the year's most important players?including Robert F. Kennedy, Eugene McCarthy, Martin Luther King, Hubert Humphrey, Richard Nixon, George Wallace, Nguyen... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1998; US$ 24.99
Flawed Giant--the monumental concluding volume to Robert Dallek's biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson--provides the most through, engrossing account ever published of Johnson's years in the national spotlight. Drawing on hours of newly released White House tapes and dozens of interviews with people close to the President, Dallek reveals LBJ... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 60.00
This book will offer a fresh, up-to-date, balanced overview of Johnson's policies across a range of theatres and issues with the aim of generating a proper understanding of his successes and failures in foreign policy. more...