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- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 91.00
The Red Scare at the FCC started when James Lawrence Fly led the agency in many important decisions that were inspired by the New Deal. These decisions outraged both the broadcasting industry and politically conservative legislators, causing them to accuse the FCC of Communist sympathies. This book analyzes the political transition taken by the FCC... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 61.00
Intolerance in America that targets alleged internal subversives controlled by external agents has a storied history that stretches hundreds of years. While the post-World War II "Red Scare" and the emergence of McCarthyism during the 1950s is the era commonly associated with American anticommunism, there was also a "First Red Scare" that occurred... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
As the cold war began in the late 1940s, the fear of a Red threat within the United States intensified. Exploiting the public anxieties, Joseph R. McCarthy, a little-known senator from Wisconsin, launched his anti-communist crusade in 1950. Past membership in the Communist Party, friendship with suspected radicals, or buying a leftist newspaper was... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 37.00
Robert Mason investigates how Republicans tackled the problem of their party's minority status from the Great Depression until the Reagan years. more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 40.00
John T. Flynn, a prolific writer, columnist for the New Republic , Harper's Magazine , and Collier's Weekly , radio commentator, and political activist, was described by the New York Times in 1964 as ?a man of wide-ranging contradictions.? In this new biography of Flynn, John E. Moser fleshes out his many contradictions and profound influence... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 31.99
American incomprehension of the outside world has been the chief problem in international affairs since the end of World War II. In America and the Imperialism of Ignorance, veteran political journalist Andrew Alexander constructs a meticulous case, including evidence gleaned from the steady opening up of Soviet archives, demonstrating why this is... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2010; US$ 18.99
Murder, He Wrote And he wrote the true story. Investigative and military reporter Robert Wilcox unravels the mystery surrounding the death of one of history?s preeminent war heroes: George S. Patton. Wilcox cries foul play and reveals the shocking truth behind Old Blood and Guts' untimely demise in Target: Pattonthe Plot to Assassinate General... more...
- Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 34.99
The Cold War was the longest conflict in American history, and the defining event of the second half of the twentieth century. Since its recent and abrupt cessation, we have only begun to measure the effects of the Cold War on American, Soviet, post-Soviet, and international military strategy, economics, domestic policy, and popular culture. The... more...