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  • The Advancement of Libertyby Matthew C. Price

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    This book is a counterpoint to the prevailing view that the United States is an imperialist nation that has violently pursued power in the world to advance its own narrow interests. more...

  • Patton's One-Minute Messagesby Charles Province

    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...

  • Terrible Terry Allenby Gerald Astor

    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...

  • Strategies of Containmentby John Lewis Gaddis

    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...

  • Real Enemiesby Kathryn S. Olmsted

    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...

  • Robert Clifton Weaver and the American Cityby Wendell E. Pritchett

    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...

  • Politics of Conscience: A Biography of Margaret Chase Smithby Patricia Wallace

    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...

  • The Librarian Spies: Philip and Mary Jane Keeney and Cold War Espionageby Louise Robbins

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00

    In 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy declared that the State Department was a haven for communists and traitors. Among famous targets, like Alger Hiss, the senator also named librarian Mary Jane Keeney and her husband Philip, who had been called before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee to account for friendships with suspected communists, memberships... more...

  • Earnest Endeavors: The Life and Public Work of George Rubleeby Marc McClure

    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...

  • U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security: Chronology and Index for the 20th Century [2 volumes]by Robert Davis

    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...