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- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 137.00
U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security: Chronology and Index for the 20th Century provides a unique compilation of data never before combined in a single volume. Key events and policy meetings are arranged in order by presidential administration, from the McKinley administration to that of President Obama. Each section begins with a concise list... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 22.00
?[Niebuhr] is one of my favorite philosophers. I take away [from his works] the compelling idea that there?s serious evil in the world, and hardship and pain. And we should be humble and modest in our belief we can eliminate those things. But we shouldn?t use that as an excuse for cynicism and inaction. I take away . . . the sense we have to make... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.00
The View from Alger's Window is Tony Hiss's remarkable memoir of the trial and imprisonment of one of the most famous victims of the Cold War witch-hunts: his father. Tony Hiss was seven years old when Whittaker Chambers first accused Alger Hiss of passing secrets to the Russians. For the rest of his childhood, Tony and his family experienced the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2001; US$ 42.00 US$ 38.22
The strength and prestige of democracy worldwide at the end of the twentieth century are due in good measure to the impact of America on international affairs, argues Tony Smith. Here for the first time is a book that documents the extraordinary history of American foreign policy with respect to the promotion of democracy worldwide, an effort whose... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00
A fascinating encyclopedic survey of the Spanish-Cuban/American War, the Philippine War, and the small wars between 1899 and the end of the occupation of Haiti in 1934. The name changes themselves are instructive. The usage of 'Spanish-American War' ignores the fact that the war in Cuba had been la more...
- Free Press 2011; US$ 19.99
?A convincing case that careful analysis of the history, issues, individuals, and institutions can lead to better decisions?in business as well as in government? ( BusinessWeek ). Two noted professors offer easily remembered rules for using history effectively in day-to-day management of governmental and corporate affairs to avoid costly blunders.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 34.00
The rise of right-wing broadcasting during the Cold War has been mostly forgotten today. But in the 1950s and ?60s you could turn on your radio any time of the day and listen to diatribes against communism, civil rights, the United Nations, fluoridation, federal income tax, Social Security, or JFK, as well as hosannas praising Barry Goldwater and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 13.99
In the late 1950s, Washington was driven by its fear of communist subversion: it saw the hand of the Kremlin behind developments at home and across the globe. The FBI was obsessed with the threat posed by American communist party--yet party membership had sunk so low, writes H.W. Brands, that it could have fit "inside a high-school gymnasium," and... more...
- LSU Press 1991; US$ 19.95
?The best biography of Long written to date.??New Orleans Times-Picayune ?A remarkable work. . . . Of all the biographies of Huey Long, [Hair?s] best captures the atmosphere of public life in the Pelican State. . . . Written with passion and mordant wit, the book is literally hard to put down.??Reviews in American History ?Well proportioned and tartly... more...