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- University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 29.95
Paul Crouch (1903?1955) was the quintessential anticommunist paid government informer. A na´ve, ill-educated recruit who found a family, a livelihood, and a larger romantic cause in the Communist Party, he spent more than fifteen years organizing American workers, meeting with Soviet leaders, and trying to infiltrate the U.S. military with Communist... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
The Progressives offers comprehensive coverage of the origins, evolution, and notable events that came to define the pivotal period of American history known as the Progressive Era. Offers a rich, in-depth analysis of who the progressives were and the process through which they identified and attacked social, economic, and political injustices... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 29.95
This is the first time in paperback for this standard biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, who was the controversial architect of the American victory in the Pacific. Once asked if it was he who said, 'When they get in trouble they send for the sonsabitches,' King replied that he was not, but that he would have said it if he had thought of it.... more...
- UNP - Bison Original 2013; US$ 18.95
After forty years of congressional service, five terms in the House and five in the Senate, George William Norris (1861?1944) was going home to Nebraska. Norris had lost the 1942 Senate race and felt the defeat keenly. But as his train rolled westward, he was forcefully reminded of what his legislative efforts had wrought, from the Tennessee Valley... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 23.95
American Dictators is the dual biography of two legendary New Jersey political bosses: Frank Hague, who intimidated presidents and wielded unchallenged power for over three decades, and Enoch ?Nucky? Johnson, the inspiration for the hit HBO series, Boardwalk Empire . Packed with compelling information and written in an informal, sometimes humorous... more...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 29.95
There is much discussion these days about public diplomacy?communicating directly with the people of other countries rather than through their diplomats?but little information about what it actually entails. This book does exactly that by detailing the doings of a US Foreign Service cultural officer in five hot spots of the Cold War - Germany, Laos,... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 40.95
Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaster was one of the leading soldier-scholars of his time. He was one of the key figures during the Cold War - one who stood among the dominant American military and political personalities of those times. Goodpaster served Gen. Dwight Eisenhower in establishing the international military component of NATO and then served as his... more...