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- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 17.00
In this monumental new book, award-winning author Mark Kurlansky has written his most ambitious work to date: a singular and ultimately definitive look at a pivotal moment in history. With 1968 , Mark Kurlansky brings to teeming life the cultural and political history of that world-changing year of social upheaval. People think of it as the year... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2000; US$ 12.99
As host of Larry King Live -- one of the most popular daily forums for political news and commentary -- King has used his show to ask probing questions of the pundits, spin doctors, major politicians, and the reporters who are directly involved with the passing - American scene. In "Anything Goes!", King will take a long and in-depth look at how our... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 31.81
Some of the most memorable speeches given in the Australian parliament since Federation in 1901 - these are the speeches that changed history, or marked a significant moment in Australian life. A fascinating record of Australian public life. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 16.99
In Washington, D.C., where little stays secret for long, the identity of Deep Throat -- the mysterious source who helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein break open the Watergate scandal in 1972 -- remained hidden for 33 years. Now, Woodward tells the story of his long, complex relationship with W. Mark Felt, the enigmatic former No. 2 man in the Federal... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 9.99
How, when, and why did the Cold War begin? Why did it last so long? What impact did it have on the United States, the Soviet Union, Europe, and the Third World? Finally, what difference did it make to the broader history of the second half of the 20th century? This overview of the Cold War should invite debate and encourage deeper investigation. more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 34.99
It was a year packed with unsettling events. The Panic of 1857 closed every bank in New York City, ruined thousands of businesses, and caused widespread unemployment among industrial workers. The Mormons in Utah Territory threatened rebellion when federal troops approached with a non-Mormon governor to replace Brigham Young. The Supreme Court outraged... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 22.99
If Abraham Lincoln was known as the Great Emancipator, he was also the only president to suspend the writ of habeas corpus. Indeed, Lincoln's record on the Constitution and individual rights has fueled a century of debate, from charges that Democrats were singled out for harrassment to Gore Vidal's depiction of Lincoln as an "absolute dictator." Now,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00
All of these findings are new, and they contribute to a considerable shift in the conventional wisdom on the subject. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 176.00
The 1960s represented a defining turning-point in the politics and cultures of western societies. But what of the lasting political and cultural legacies of the sixties? In this book a range of leading thinkers show how the sixties continue to influence contemporary debates on globalization and democracy. more...