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  • Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the Stateby Marc Stears

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 54.99

    This book is the first comprehensive examination of the close relationship that obtained between leading groups of British socialists and American progressives in the first three decades of the twentieth century. Employing new methods of conceptual and institutional analysis, and drawing on extensive original archival research, the book examines the... more...

  • The A to Z from the Great War to the Great Depressionby Neil A. Wynn

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99

    The A to Z from the Great War to the Great Depression covers this important period in American history with a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on everything from automobiles, chemicals, and electrical goods, to mass entertainment and the rise of Hollywood, radio, and sport. more...

  • Red Scare, Politics, and the Federal Communications Commission, 1941-1960, Theby Susan Brinson

    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...

  • The View from Alger's Windowby Tony Hiss

    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...

  • McCarthyism and the Red Scare: A Reference Guideby William Walker

    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...

  • The McCarthy Eraby Ann Malaspina

    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...

  • On Historyby Oliver Stone; Tariq Ali

    Haymarket Books 2011; US$ 15.99

    In a wide-ranging conversation, filmmaker Oliver Stone and writer Tariq Ali discuss world history from the seventh century to today. more...

  • The Republican Party and American Politics from Hoover to Reaganby Robert Mason

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 36.00

    Robert Mason investigates how Republicans tackled the problem of their party's minority status from the Great Depression until the Reagan years. more...

  • Right Turnby John E. Moser

    NYU Press 2005; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • America and the Imperialism of Ignoranceby Andrew Alexander

    Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 26.24

    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...