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- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of the Roosevelt-Truman Era examines significant individuals, organizations, and events in American political, economic, social, and cultural history between 1933 and 1953. This was a period of enormous significance in the United States due to the impact of the Great Depression, World War II, and the onset of the Cold War. The presidencies... more...
- Columbia University Press 2002; US$ 34.99
The New Deal established the contours and character of modern American democracy. It created an anchor and a reference point for American liberal politics through the struggles for racial, gender, and economic equality in the five decades that followed it. Indeed, the ways that liberalism has changed in meaning since the New Deal provide a critical... 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 2003; US$ 12.99
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 Depression... 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 49.99
America's struggle against Nazism is one of the few aspects of World War II that has escaped controversy. Historians agree that it was a widely popular war, different from the subsequent conflicts in Korea and Vietnam because of the absence of partisan sniping, ebbing morale, or calls for a negotiated peace.In this provocative book, Steven Casey challenges... 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...
- 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...