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- Wiley 2015; US$ 27.95
The new edition of this popular and widely-used American history textbook has been thoroughly updated to include a wealth of new scholarship on American diplomacy in the decade leading up to Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor. Features new material on the Washington Conference of 1921-22, early American diplomacy in the Manchurian crisis, the ... more...
- Indiana Historical Society Press 2015; US$ 9.95
What happened to the Indians of the Old Northwest Territory? Conflicting portraits emerge and answers often depend on who?s telling the story, with each participant bending and stretching the truth to fit their own view of themselves and the world. This volume presents biographical sketches and first-person narratives of Native Americans, Indian traders,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Many people might not know that in 1933, a group of wealthy industrialistsworking closely with groups like the K.K.K. and the American Liberty Leagueplanned to overthrow the U.S. government and run FDR out of office in a fascist coup. Readers will learn of their plan to turn unhappy war veterans into American brown shirts,? depose F.D.R., and stop... 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
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...
- 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...
- 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...