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- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 11.65
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...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.32
From the moment he took office as governor in 1928 to the day an assassin?s bullet cut him down in 1935, Huey Long wielded all but dictatorial control over the state of Louisiana. A man of shameless ambition and ruthless vindictiveness, Long orchestrated elections, hired and fired thousands at will, and deployed the state militia as his personal police... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 17.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...