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- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 24.99
In America Divided, Maurice Isserman and Michael Kazin provide the definitive history of the 1960s, in a book that tells a compelling tale filled with fresh and persuasive insights. Ranging from the 1950s right up to the debacle of Watergate, Isserman (a noted historian of the Left) and Kazin (a leading specialist in populist movements) not only recount... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 3.99
It's 1953 on the Cote d'Azur. A beautiful blond 21-year-old Swedish aristocrat meets a charismatic, boyish American senator with what she calls a ''fascinating accent.'' They spend a romantic (and chaste) evening together, share a passionate kiss, and he professes his love. But, alas, the handsome prince is about to turn into... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 22.00
President Kennedy is the compelling, dramatic history of JFK's thousand days in office. It illuminates the presidential center of power by providing an indepth look at the day-by-day decisions and dilemmas of the thirty-fifth president as he faced everything from the threat of nuclear war abroad to racial unrest at home. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 29.28
Hauptbeschreibung Die amerikanischen Kriegsberichterstatter in Vietnam: Begründer des Triumphes eines kritischen Journalismus? Vietnam gilt als der letzte Krieg, aus dem frei und unbehindert berichtet werden konnte, und in dem sich Journalisten und Militärs gleichberechtigt gegenüber standen. Diese Sicht wurde zwar von der Forschung weitgehend widerlegt,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
A shocking exposé on the life and death of political peace activist Mary Pinchot Meyer, whose relationship with John F. Kennedy sheds new light on the circumstances surrounding his assassination. Who really murdered Mary Pinchot Meyer in the fall of 1964? Why was there a mad rush by CIA counterintelligence chief James Angleton to immediately locate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Popular distrust and the entrenchment of government by professionals lie at the root of America?s most pressing political problems. How did U.S. politics get to this point? Contemporary American politics got much of its shape from the transformations brought about from the 1950s to the 1980s. Presidential and congressional behavior, voting behavior,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 37.99
This study examines the gulf between the history and mythology that has grown up around different aspects of the 1960s, ranging from the counterculture to gay rights, to the student and women's movements, and to the Johnson presidency. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
For 13 days in October 1962, the United States came closer than it ever had to nuclear war with the Soviet Union. In retaliation for the U.S. placement of missiles near the Soviet border in Europe, the Soviet Union placed missiles on Cuba, a mere 90 miles from U.S. soil. In the 13 heated days that followed, U.S. President John F. Kennedy and Soviet... more...