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- 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...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 35.00
No president looms larger in twentieth-century American history than Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and few life stories can match his for sheer drama. He was a man of large personality and a president of vast and enduring accomplishments. Yet, as the distinguished historian Alonzo Hamby argues, FDR?s record as president was more mixed than we are... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 22.00
One of today?s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a broad range of primary source material to provide an engrossing narrative of one of America?s greatest presidents. This is... 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 18.99
Even as the New Deal was coping with the Depression, a new menace was developing abroad. Exploiting Germany's own economic burdens, Hitler reached out to the disaffected, turning their aimless discontent into loyal support for his Nazi Party. In Asia, Japan harbored imperial ambitions of its own. The same generation of Americans who battled the... 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...
- Da Capo Press 2012; US$ 26.00
Stanley Weintraub is a preeminent historian and an award-winning author of more than fifty highly acclaimed books of history and biography, including Pearl Harbor Christmas , Silent Night , 11 Days in December , Victoria , and Disraeli . He lives in Newark, Delaware. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
An exploration of the development of FDR's views in the years before he became president. more...