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- Carrel Books 2014; US$ 34.95
The politics of the 1950s revolved around two primary leaders, one Republican and one Democrat—both moderate, and both willing to compromise to move the nation forward. The Republican leader was President Dwight Eisenhower. His two administrations changed American politics. Ike?s desire to be president of all the people, to run his administration... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 39.99
As historian and author John W. Malsberger writes in The General and the Politician: Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon and American Politics , no two political figures could have taken more different routes to the Presidency than did America?s 34 th and 37 th Commanders in Chief. Thrown together largely for political convenience by a... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
In 1984, the newly elected Labour Government?s antinuclear policy collided with a United States foreign policy based on nuclear deterrence. After two years of angry meetings, fraught diplomacy, and free-wheeling press conferences, this outbreak of ?friendly fire? led to the unraveling of the Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty (ANZUS)... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
Bringing together core selections from and analysis of material documenting the uneasy collaboration between Herbert and Eisenhower, this collection incisively uses primary sources to illuminate the 1952 Republican nomination fight, the second Hoover Commission, and other key episodes during the Eisenhower presidency. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2012; US$ 9.99
Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end the Korean War. Yet while Eisenhower was quickly viewed by many as a doddering lightweight, behind the bland smile and simple... more...
- Santa Monica Press 2012; US$ 19.99
The Gumshoe and the Shrink is a tale of political intrigue—a detective story and medical mystery set against the backdrop of the closest and most storied presidential election in American history. It?s the never-before-told account of how the craziest private detective in the country uncovered Richard Nixon?s most closely guarded secret—that he... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
?Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.? ?Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.S. Senator (1997 ? 2009) Newly discovered and declassified documents... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 58.00
This book tells the story of 1960?a tumultuous, transitional year that unleashed the forces that eventually reshaped the American nation and the entire planet, to the joy of millions and the sorrow of millions more. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 18.00
A gripping tale of international intrigue and betray-al, Eisenhower 1956 is the white-knuckle story of how President Dwight D. Eisenhower guided the United States through the Suez Canal crisis of 1956. The crisis climaxed in a tumultuous nine-day period fraught with peril just prior to the 1956 presidential election, with Great Britain, France, and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
The candidacy of John F. Kennedy provoked widespread discussion of issues relating to church and state and to the role of Catholics in American politics. This text is the inside story of that dramatic campaign and is the first scholarly examination based on actual voting returns. It includes a detailed analysis of the vote in every state, revealing... more...