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- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Jules Archer served four years during World War II in the Pacific with the Army Air Corps. He wrote many books on political events and personalities, including The Dictators ; Hawks,Doves and the Eagle ; and The Extremists . He lived in New York until his passing. Anne Cipriano Venzon is the author of General Smedley Darlington Butler... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00
One of the most important women of the 20th Century, Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was also one of its most prolific letter writers. Yet never before has a selection of her letters to public figures, world leaders, and individuals outside her family been made available to general readers and to historians unable to visit the archives at Hyde Park.... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
FDR -- the wily political opportunist glowing with charismatic charm, a leader venerated and hated with equal vigor -- such is one common notion of a president elected to an unprecedented four terms. But in this first comprehensive study of Roosevelt's leadership of the Democratic party, Sean Savage reveals a different man. He contends that, far from... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
History faced by the disaster of depression, Congress in the early 1930s proved amenable to the far-reaching demands and programs presented to it by the newly elected President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, but by 1937 it showed increasing resistance, even outright opposition, to many New Deal measures. In this study, James T. Patterson examines this resurgence... more...
- The New Press 2014; US$ 13.99
Stephen Drury Smith is the executive editor and host of American RadioWorks (ARW). He is also the host of NPR's Bright Ideas . Smith and ARW have been awarded the duPont-Dolumbia University Fold and Silver Batons. Smith is the co-editor of three books— Say it Plain , Say it Loud , and After the Fall —all available from The New Press. He lives... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00
This groundbreaking work tells the true story behind Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1936 reelection, drawing upon never-before-published personal files to expose a nexus of patronage and power that changed America forever. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 27.00
Frontiersmen in Blue is a comprehensive history of the achievements and failures of the United States Regular and Volunteer Armies that confronted the Indian tribes of the West in the two decades between the Mexican War and the close of the Civil War. Between 1848 and 1865 the men in blue fought nearly all of the western tribes. Robert Utley describes... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95
?Game changer.? We heard it so many times during the 2012 U.S. presidential election. But what actually made a difference in the contest?and what was just hype? In this groundbreaking book, John Sides and Lynn Vavreck tell the dramatic story of the election?with a big difference. Using an unusual ?moneyball? approach and drawing on extensive quantitative... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
In a major revision of this popular text, Dr. Justus Doenecke integrates scholarly research conducted in the 1990s to offer readers a fresh picture of the major events and historiographical controversies in American diplomacy in the decade before Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. Individual chapters center on the aftermath of World War I, the Manchurian... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 21.95
Allan M. Winkler is Distinguished Professor of History at Miami University in Ohio. He has also taught at Yale University and the University of Oregon and, for one year each, at the University of Helsinki in Finland, the University of Amsterdam in The Netherlands, and the University of Nairobi in Kenya. A prize-winning teacher, he is author of ten... more...