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- Wiley 2009; US$ 157.95 US$ 136.89
American Identities is a dazzling array of primary documents and critical essays culled from American history, literature, memoir, and popular culture that explore major currents and trends in American history from 1945 to the present. Charts the rich multiplicity of American identities through the different lenses of race, class, and gender,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 44.99 US$ 40.49
This provocative volume, written by the distinguished diplomatic historian Thomas G. Paterson, explores why and how Americans have perceived and exaggerated the Communist threat in the last half century. Deftly exploring the ideas and programs of Truman, Kennan, Eisenhower, Dulles, Kennedy, Nixon, Kissinger, and Reagan, as well as the views of dissenters... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 38.99 US$ 35.09
Drawing upon a wealth of original research, David Mayers' fascinating life of George Kennan examines his participation in the process of making foreign policy and interprets his political and philosophical development within a historical framework. He presents an engaging and lucid account of Kennan's training; his rise to prominence during the late... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 39.95
The American Culture of War is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of American conduct in war from World War II to the present, including both Iraq wars. It traces the evolution of American strategic, operational, and tactical doctrine, including the national command structure, civil-military relations, the role of the media, military technology,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95
US Foreign Policy since 1945 is an essential introduction to postwar US foreign policy. It combines chronologic and thematic chapters to provide an historical account of US policy and to explore key questions about its design, control and effects. New features of this second edition include: expanded coverage of the Cold War new chapters... more...
- Free Press 2007; US$ 30.00
In the closing days of World War II, America looked up to three five-star generals as its greatest heroes. George C. Marshall, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Douglas MacArthur personified victory, from the Pentagon to Normandy to the Far East. Counterparts and on occasion competitors, they had leapfrogged each other, sometimes stonewalled each other, even... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 67.50
JFK, Karl Marx, the Pope, Aristotle Onassis, Queen Elizabeth II, Howard Hughes, Fox Mulder, Bill Clinton?all have been linked to vastly complicated global (or even galactic) intrigues. In his enlightening tour of conspiracy theories, Mark Fenster guides readers through this shadowy world and analyzes its complex role in American culture and politics.... more...
- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 33.00
This highly researched account shows how the California frontier wars allowed for the rise of a ranch economy for whites and a reservation system for the Native Americans. The Round Valley Federal Indian Reservation was founded in remote Mendocino County more...