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Vietnam War

  • Cheating Deathby George J. Marrett

    Smithsonian 2016; US$ 23.99

    They flew low and slow, at treetop level, at night, in monsoons, and in point-blank range of enemy guns and missiles. They were missions no one else wanted, but the ones all other pilots prayed for when shot down. Flying the World War II-vintage Douglas A-1 Skyraider, a single-engine, propeller-driven relic in a war of ?fast-movers,? these intrepid... more...

  • The Rabbi's Atheist Daughterby Bonnie S. Anderson

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 21.59

    The first modern biography of one of the nineteenth century's most prominent radical activists, written by an acclaimed senior feminist historian. more...

  • The INS on the Lineby S. Deborah Kang

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 21.59

    The INS on the Line: Making Immigration Law on the US-Mexico Border, 1917-1954 offers a comprehensive history of the INS in the southwestern borderlands, tracing the ways in which local immigration officials both made and enforced the nation's immigration laws. more...

  • North America before the European Invasionsby Alice Beck Kehoe

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    North America Before the European Invasions tells the histories of North American peoples from first migrations in the Late Glacial Age, sixteen thousand years ago or more, to the European invasions following Columbus?s arrival. Contrary to invaders? propaganda, North America was no wilderness, and its peoples had developed a variety of sophisticated... more...

  • America's Forgotten Colonyby Michael E. Neagle

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00

    Analysis of the American presence on the Isle of Pines illustrates how US influence adapted and endured in republican-era Cuba. more...

  • Deinstitutionalisation and Afterby Despo Kritsotaki; Vicky Long; Matthew Smith

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.32

    The book relates the history of post-war psychiatry, focusing on deinstitutionalisation, namely the shift from asylum to community in the second part of the twentieth century. After the Second World War, psychiatry and mental health care were reshaped by deinstitutionalisation. But what exactly was involved in this process? What were the origins... more...

  • Logistics Matters and the U.S. Army in Occupied Germany, 1945-1949by Lee Kruger

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 86.31

    This book examines the U. S. Army?s presence in Germany after the Nazi regime?s capitulation in May 1945. This presence required the pursuit of two stated missions: to secure German borders, and to establish an occupation government within the assigned U.S. zone and sector of Berlin.  Both missions required logistics support, a critical aspect... more...

  • Containment and Credibilityby Pat Proctor

    Carrel Books 2016; US$ 39.99

    Is it possible that a president and his administration would purposefully mislead the American public so that they could commit the United States to a war that is not theirs to fight? Anyone with even a remote memory of the phrase weapons of mass destruction? probably finds such a question naive. On the eve of the fiftieth anniversary of the Vietnam... more...

  • M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956?70by Kenneth W Estes; Henry Morshead; Johnny Shumate

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    Designed in the 1950s, the US Marines' M50 Ontos and the US Army's M56 Scorpion were both intended to be fast, light, air-droppable tank-killers for the Cold War battlefield ? an answer to the cumbersome and ineffective World War II-vintage tanks that had taken to the battlefield during the Korean War. Although they shared the aim of bringing light,... more...

  • The Thames 1813by John F Winkler; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    The battle of the Thames was the culmination of a bloody campaign that saw American forces clash with the British and their Native American allies on multiple occasions. In a battle that included the future US president William Henry Harrison, American naval hero Oliver Hazard Perry and the legendary Shawnee leader Tecumseh the Americans prevailed,... more...