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  • 15 Starsby Stanley Weintraub

    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...

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

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Access to History: The American Dreamby Vivienne Sanders; Jane Tyler

    Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 23.98

    Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A Level History students. This title:. - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A Level History specifications.... more...

  • Achesonby James Chace

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 20.00

    Acheson is the first complete biography of the most important and controversial secretary of state of the twentieth century. More than any other of the renowned "Wise Men" who together proposed our vision of the world in the aftermath of World War II, Dean Acheson was the quintessential man of action. Drawing on Acheson family diaries and letters... more...

  • Admirals, Generals, and American Foreign Policy, 1898-1914by Richard D. Challener

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 62.00 US$ 49.60

    After the Spanish-American War the United States, both by design and by accident, became involved in the Caribbean and the Far East on a scale that would have seemed highly improbable before 1898. As an "emerging" world power, the United States had to grapple with new issues, among them the role of military men and military power in protecting and... more...

  • The Advancement of Libertyby Matthew C. Price

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    This book is a counterpoint to the prevailing view that the United States is an imperialist nation that has violently pursued power in the world to advance its own narrow interests. more...

  • Alanson B. Houghtonby Jeffrey J. Matthews

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 43.99

    Alanson B. Houghton?American industrialist, politician, and diplomat?was the world's most influential diplomat during the "New Era" of the 1920s. Houghton, who served as ambassador to both Germany (1922?1925) and Great Britain (1925?1929), offers a unique window into the formation and implementation of American foreign policy. This fascinating new... more...

  • Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers and the Case That Ignited McCarthyismby Lewis Hartshorn

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00

    This is a consensus challenging history of the Alger Hiss-Whittaker Chambers controversy of 1948 to 1950, a criminal case in which Hiss was convicted of perjury after two long trials. Chambers claimed that Hiss had passed classified State Department documents to him in 1937 and 1938 for transmittal to the Soviet Union. Hiss denied the charges but was... more...

  • Alger Hiss's Looking-Glass Warsby G. Edward White

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    G. Edward White deftly draws together the countless details of Alger Hiss's life--from his brilliant success at Harvard to his later career as a self-made martyr to McCarthyism--to paint a fascinating portrait of a man whose life was devoted to perpetuating a lie. White catalogs the evidence that proved Hiss's guilt, from Whittaker Chambers's famous... more...

  • America Transformedby Richard M. Abrams

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This 2006 book examines the period 1941?2001 during which time the character of American life changed rapidly. more...