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- Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 11.33
What really happened on the Australian home front during the Second World War? For the people of Melbourne these were years of social dislocation and increased government interference in all aspects of daily life. On the Home Front is the story of their work, leisure, relationships and their fears—for by 1942 the city was pitted with air raid trenches,... more...
- The New Press 2014; US$ 13.99
On the afternoon of December 7, 1941, as a stunned nation gathered around the radio to hear the latest about Pearl Harbor, Eleanor Roosevelt was preparing for her weekly Sunday evening national radio program. At 6:45pm, listeners to the NBC Blue network heard the First Lady?s calm, measured voice explain that the president was conferring with his... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99
The Impact of the First World War on U.S. Policymakers: American Strategic and Foreign Policy Formulation, 1938?1942 recounts the formulation of American foreign and defense policies through an examination of the background of the policymakers, with specific emphasis on the World War I experience. In the period from 1938 to 1942, with scant military... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00
FDR's 1936 reelection represented his greatest political triumph. Yet the election remains largely unstudied despite the fact that critical decisions by some of the most colorful?and controversial?characters in American history make it one of the most significant ever to take place. This landmark work, the first specifically about the 1936 election,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
On June 3, 1513, ships commanded by Juan Ponce de Leon were attacked by a group of Calusa Indians in one of the first hostile encounters recorded between Europeans and American Indians. Over the next four centuries, fundamental differences would cause these two disparate cultures to clash numerous times with untold loss of life and property. From the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 43.99
Since the original publication of this classic book in 1979, Roosevelt's foreign policy has come under attack on three main points: Was Roosevelt responsible for the confrontation with Japan that led to the attack at Pearl Harbor? Did Roosevelt "give away" Eastern Europe to Stalin and the U.S.S.R. at Yalta? And, most significantly, did Roosevelt... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00
What is the role of elites in shaping foreign policy? Did unaccountable foreign policy elites shape the post-1945 world order? Chatham House and the Council on Foreign Relations were vital in America's shift from isolationism to globalism, and in Britain's shift from Empire to its current pro-American orientation and were also fundamental in engineering... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
Class and Power in the New Deal provides a new perspective on the origins and implementation of the three most important policies that emerged during the New Deal?the Agricultural Adjustment Act, the National Labor Relations Act, and the Social Security Act. It reveals how Northern corporate moderates, representing some of the largest fortunes and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
An exploration of the development of FDR's views in the years before he became president. more...