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- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 44.99
Of the leaders of the American Army in World War II, Jacob Devers is undoubtedly the "forgotten four star." Plucked from relative obscurity in the Canal Zone, Devers was one of four generals selected by General of the Army George Marshall in 1941 to assist him in preparing the Army for war. He quickly became known in Army circles for his "can do"... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 27.16
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...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2006; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29
A Companion to Post-1945 America is an original collection of 34 essays by key scholars on the history and historiography of Post-1945 America. Covers society and culture, people and movements, politics and foreign policy Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic Includes book review section on essential readings... 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...
- Temple University Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Dark Days in the Newsroom traces how journalists became radicalized during the Depression era, only to become targets of Senator Joseph McCarthy and like-minded anti-Communist crusaders during the 1950s. Edward Alwood, a former news correspondent describes this remarkable story of conflict, principle, and personal sacrifice with noticeable élan.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00
This book is about education and American imperialism from the War of 1898 to the War on Terror. Very little coordinated or sustained research has been devoted to the broader contours of America, education, and empire. And third, this volume seeks to inspire new directions in the study of American educational history. more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95
During the last five decades, U.S. cultural diplomacy programs have withered because of politics and accidents of history that have subordinated cultural diplomacy to public relations campaigning, now called ?public diplomacy.? With anti-Americanism on the rise worldwide, cultural diplomacy should become an immediate priority, but politicians continue... 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...