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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99
While the rise and abolition of slavery and ongoing race relations are central themes of the history of the United States, the African diaspora actually had a far greater impact on Latin and Central America. More than ten times as many Africans came to Spanish and Portuguese America as the United States. In this, the first history of the African diaspora... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 6.79
Dirty Little Secrets of the Vietnam War allows us to see what really happened to American forces in Southeast Asia, separating popular myth from explosive reality in a clear, concise manner. Containing more than two hundred examinations of different aspects of the war, the book questions why the American military ignored the lessons taught by previous... more...
- Free Press 2012; US$ 28.00
Now fully updated and totally revised, this highly regarded classic remains the most comprehensive study available of America?s military history. Called ?the preeminent survey of American military history? by Russell F. Weigley, America?s foremost military historian, For the Common Defense is an essential contribution to the field of military history.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
In Across the Great Divide, some of our leading historians look to both the history of masculinity in the West and to the ways that this experience has been represented in movies, popular music, dimestore novels, and folklore. more...
- Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 4.96
A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America's story from the bottom up-from the point of view of, and in the words of, America's women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant labourers. From Columbus... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 17.00
On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March. A recent prison massacre by Japanese soldiers elsewhere in the Philippines made the stakes impossibly... more...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 87.99
"A first-rate book which throws new light on the topic"-- The Washington Post Book World . "This splendid study of the way the media actually covered the war is among the best and most important books published on the war in Vietnam"-- History Book Review . This incisive history of the role of the media in Vietnam shows that, far from being consistently... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1996; US$ 35.00
In this engrossing history of the Hawkeye State, Dorothy Schweider reveals a place of fascinating grassroots politics, economic troubles and triumphs, surprising cultural diversity, and unsung natural beauty. Above all, this is the history of the people of Iowa and the lives they have led?the accomplishments of both ordinary and not-so-ordinary Iowans. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 16.00
The untold story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War Written with Alex Kershaw's trademark narrative drive and vivid immediacy, The Liberator traces the remarkable battlefield journey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks through the Allied liberation of Europe?from the first landing in Italy to... more...