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- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43
This sweeping history of twentieth-century America follows the changing and often conflicting ideas about the fundamental nature of American society: Is the United States a social melting pot, as our civic creed warrants, or is full citizenship somehow reserved for those who are white and of the "right" ancestry? Gary Gerstle traces the forces of... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99
In April 1941, as Churchill strove to counter the German threat to the Balkans, New Zealand troops were hastily committed to combat in the wake of the German invasion of Greece where they would face off against the German Kradsch├╝tzen ┬? motorcycle troops. Examining three major encounters in detail with the help of maps and contemporary photographs,... more...
- Casemate 2017; US$ 17.67
? Firsthand account of action on Swift Boats ? Written in an engaging, immediate style with touches humor? Compelling account of human courage and friendshipDuring the Vietnam war 3500 officers and men served in the Swift Boat program in a fleet of 130 boats with no armor plating. The boats patrolled the coast and rivers of South Vietnam, with the... more...
- Savas Beatie 2017; US$ 7.48
Gettysburg is one of the most famous and studied battles of history, and Pickett?s Charge, its climax on the third day, continues to fascinate a new generation of readers. Most accounts of the grand assault focus on General Robert E. Lee?s reasons for making the charge, its preparation, organization, and ultimate failure. Author David Shultz, however,... more...
- Savas Beatie 2017; US$ 16.06
General William T. Sherman’s 1865 Carolinas Campaign receives scant attention from most Civil War historians, largely because it was overshadowed by the Army of Northern Virginia’s final battles against the Army of the Potomac. Career military officers Mark A. Smith and Wade Sokolosky rectify this oversight with No Such Army Since the... more...
- 2017; US$ 9.99
Eyewitness to the Alamo is the actual account of the siege and Battle of the Alamo by those who were present during the attack. This book is the first complete accounting of the Battle of the Alamo by one of our country's foremost authorities on the event. more...
- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model , James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American impact on the notorious Nuremberg Laws, the centerpiece anti-Jewish... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
The Disinformation Age , beginning in the present and going back to the American colonial period, constructs an original historical explanation for the current political crisis and the reasons the two major political parties cannot address it effectively. Commentators inside and outside academia have described this crisis with various terms ? income... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 81.12
This second part of a two-volume series examines in detail the financing of America?s major wars from the Spanish-American War to the Vietnam War. It interweaves analyses of political policy, military strategy and operations, and war finance and economic mobilization with examinations of the events of America?s major armed conflicts, offering useful... more...