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- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 67.50
JFK, Karl Marx, the Pope, Aristotle Onassis, Queen Elizabeth II, Howard Hughes, Fox Mulder, Bill Clinton?all have been linked to vastly complicated global (or even galactic) intrigues. In his enlightening tour of conspiracy theories, Mark Fenster guides readers through this shadowy world and analyzes its complex role in American culture and politics.... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 33.00
This highly researched account shows how the California frontier wars allowed for the rise of a ranch economy for whites and a reservation system for the Native Americans. The Round Valley Federal Indian Reservation was founded in remote Mendocino County more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 11.95
This collection of George S. Patton's pithy one-liners shows how business managers can succeed by applying the combat-tested principles of one of America's most famous battlefield leaders. Also featured are the works of W. Edwards Deming and Walter A. Shewhart, two pioneers in quality control who have influenced management practice for over 50 years. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00
Terry de la Mesa Allen?s mother was the daughter of a Spanish officer, and his father was a career U.S. Army officer. Despite this impressive martial heritage, success in the military seemed unlikely for Allen as he failed out of West Point?twice?ultimately gaining his commission through Catholic University?s R.O.T.C. program. In World War I, the young... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17
This updated edition of Gaddis' classic carries the history of containment through the end of the Cold War. Beginning with Franklin D. Roosevelt's postwar plans, Gaddis provides a thorough critical analysis of George F. Kennan's original strategy of containment, NSC-68, the Eisenhower-Dulles "New Look," the Kennedy-Johnson "flexible response" strategy,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47
This timely book links the explosion of conspiracy theories about the U.S. government in recent years to the revelations of real government conspiracies. It traces anti-government theories from the birth of the modern state in World War I to the current war on terror. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
From his role as Franklin Roosevelt?s ?negro advisor? to his appointment under Lyndon Johnson as the first secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Robert Clifton Weaver was one of the most influential domestic policy makers and civil rights advocates of the twentieth century. This volume, the first biography of the first African American to hold... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 96.00
George Rublee (1868-1957), was an eastern establishment lawyer and corporate liberal who made a significant contribution to economic reform legislation on the state and national levels during the progressive era. He was also involved in a number of important international events from 1917 to 1939. Despite his achievements, he has been largely overlooked.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 39.00
Margaret Chase Smith was the most influential woman in the history of American politics. Her goal was to be a United States senator, not a woman senator, and she succeeded by overcoming gender, not by championing it. Smith began her political career as Maine's daughter and demonstrated nationally the New England virtues of honesty, hard work, frugality,... more...