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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99
Intended for use as a main text for undergraduate courses or as a supplemental text in surveys, this work offers a succinct, comprehensive and objective examination of recent American history, avoiding unnecessary detail and trivia. Recommended further reading is provided for each era. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 64.12
Hauptbeschreibung Wie konnte es im kommunistisch geprägten Ostmitteleuropa während der Epoche des Kalten Krieges eine linke Dissidenz geben? Woraus entwickelte sie sich, welchen Wertvorstellungen folgte sie und über welche Organisationsmuster verfügte sie? Während zum wirtschaftlichen und politischen Niedergang der kommunistischen Systeme mittlerweile... more...
- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 29.95
Paul Crouch (1903?1955) was the quintessential anticommunist paid government informer. A naïve, ill-educated recruit who found a family, a livelihood, and a larger romantic cause in the Communist Party, he spent more than fifteen years organizing American workers, meeting with Soviet leaders, and trying to infiltrate the U.S. military with Communist... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 27.50
A dramatic, fascinating?and revisionist?narrative detailing how America?s first family was changed utterly during World War II. First-rate history grounded in scholarship and brought to life by a critically acclaimed author. From breathless hagiographies to scandal-mongering exposés, no family has generated more bestselling books than the Kennedys.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00
Changing International affairs and the forces of technological innovation shaped the lives of Americans in the last decades of the 20th century. While the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union gave rise to hopes of peaceful international relations, the Gulf War and the attacks of September 11, 2001 on the World Trade Center in New... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
From Neil Sheehan, author of the Pulitzer Prize?winning classic A Bright Shining Lie, comes this long-awaited, magnificent epic. Here is the never-before-told story of the nuclear arms race that changed history?and of the visionary American Air Force officer Bernard Schriever, who led the high-stakes effort. A Fiery Peace in a Cold War is a masterly... more...
- Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 26.99
Rainbow Pie is a coming-of-age memoir wrapped around a discussion of America?s most taboo subject ? social class. Set between 1950 and 1963, Joe Bageant uses Maw, Pap, Ony Mae, and other members of his rambunctious Scots?Irish family to chronicle the often-heartbreaking post-war journey of 22 million rural Americans into the cities, where they became... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2009; US$ 39.95
Victoria's wartime and military heritage encompasses a vast range of memorials, from the majestic Shrine of Remembrance to local war monuments, honour boards, cemeteries, Avenues of Honour, sculptures, museums and memorabilia. Each memorial commemorates the lives, courage and sacrifice of the local soldiers who served in the various theatres of... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
Seit dem Ende des Ost-West-Konflikts scheint Europa für die USA an Bedeutung zu verlieren. Dafür werden nicht nur die neuen weltpolitischen Konstellationen, sondern auch soziodemographische Veränderungen in den USA verantwortlich gemacht. Alexander Höse untersucht die Effekte dieser Entwicklungen auf die amerikanische politische Elite: Anhand der Konzepte... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 189.95
This book presents a selected compilation of Senator Barry M. Goldwaters speeches and writings from the 1950s to the 1990s. Arranged chronologically, these primary source documents reveal the Senators position on deficit spending, defense, politics, foreign policy, Gay Rights, Native Americans, Civil Rights, the news media, natural resources,... more...