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  • Die USA im 20. Jahrhundertby Willi Paul Adams; Manfred Berg

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 27.43

    Die Entwicklungen und Tendenzen der US-amerikanischen Politik, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft im 20. Jahrhundert hatten weltpolitische Bedeutung. Dieses Jahrhundert ist gekennzeichnet von einem enormen Bevölkerungswachstum und einem erstarkenden Bewusstsein einer nationalen amerikanischen kulturellen Identität. Die USA erlebten einen wirtschaftlichen... more...

  • Die USA im 20. Jahrhundertby Willi Paul Adams

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 35.00

    Die USA waren bereits um 1900 die größte Nationalwirtschaft und seit dem Sieg im Seekrieg gegen Spanien 1898 eine der imperialen Weltmächte. Willi Paul Adams skizziert die Entwicklung der amerikanischen Gesellschaft durch das Jahrhundert in fünf chronologisch definierten Kapiteln. Er behandelt die Größe und Zusammensetzung der Bevölkerung, die von... more...

  • Perjuryby Allen Weinstein

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    When the Hiss-Chambers case first burst on the scene in 1948, its main characters and events seemed more appropriate to spy fiction than to American reality. The major historical authority on the case, Perjury was first published in 1978. Now, in its latest edition, Perjury links together the old and new evidence, much of it previously undiscovered... more...

  • Henry L. Stimsonby David F. Schmitz

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 35.99

    The twentieth century witnessed the rise of the United States as the preeminent player on the world stage. While many individuals were responsible for the American ascension, few have left a larger legacy in the arena of foreign policy than Henry L. Stimson. Serving nearly every American president from Theodore Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, Stimson... more...

  • The Progressivesby Karen Pastorello

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    The Progressives offers comprehensive coverage of the origins, evolution, and notable events that came to define the pivotal period of American history known as the Progressive Era. Offers a rich, in-depth analysis of who the progressives were and the process through which they identified and attacked social, economic, and political injustices... more...

  • Donovanby William Stephenson; Richard Dunlop

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99

    One of the most celebrated and highly decorated heroes of World War I, a noted trial lawyer, presidential adviser and emissary, and chief of America?s Office of Strategic Services during World War II, William J. Donovan was a legendary figure. Donovan , originally published in 1982, penetrates the cloak of secrecy surrounding this remarkable man.... more...

  • The Life and Lies of Paul Crouchby Gregory S. Taylor

    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...

  • Woodrow Wilson and the World Warby Charles Seymour; Allen Johnson

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    From the current vantage point, World War I was but one of a series of global military conflicts that defined the political landscape of the twentieth century. However, in the immediate aftermath of the war, it represented a seismic shift after which nothing would ever be the same again. This probing analysis penned just after the war's end focuses... more...

  • Admirals, Generals, and American Foreign Policy, 1898-1914by Richard D. Challener

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 62.00 US$ 49.60

    After the Spanish-American War the United States, both by design and by accident, became involved in the Caribbean and the Far East on a scale that would have seemed highly improbable before 1898. As an "emerging" world power, the United States had to grapple with new issues, among them the role of military men and military power in protecting and... more...

  • Days of Decisionby Michael Nojeim

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 34.95

    Days of Decision spans a century of American foreign policymaking, from the Spanish- American War of 1898 to the attacks of September 11, 2001. Michael J. Nojeim and David P. Kilroy carefully examine twelve foreign-policy landmarks, each of which played a crucial role in shaping world history and led to profound changes in U.S. foreign policy. Devoting... more...