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- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This study analyzes the experience of female war correspondents from the Mexican?American War through World War II. It examines how the concept of a ?woman war correspondent? was constructed and the ways in which the press and the military both promoted and prevented their access to war. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 109.99
This study examines the passage of the Taiwan Relations Act of 1979, which defined U.S.?Taiwan relations after the United States? diplomatic recognition of China. It analyzes how President Carter?s original legislation was shaped after extensive hearings, lengthy debates, and sharp disagreement in Congress and eventually achieved broad consensus.... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 99.99
This book is a comprehensive account of the African American struggle for freedom and equality from the Civil War to the beginning of the modern Civil Rights Movement. It stresses black agency and how white people helped the movement out of cooperation, co-optation, and coercion. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95
In 1966, a young rabbinical student named P. Allen Krause conducted interviews with twelve Reform rabbis from southern congregations concerning their thoughts, principles, and activities as they related to the civil rights movement. Perhaps because he was a young seminary student or more likely because the interviewees were promised an embargo of... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00
On September 25, 1890, the Mormon prophet Wilford Woodruff publicly instructed his followers to abandon polygamy. In doing so, he initiated a process that would fundamentally alter the Latter-day Saints and their faith. Trading the most integral elements of their belief system for national acceptance, the Mormons recreated themselves as model Americans.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00
Lavishly illustrated in full color and black and white, this handsome reference provides a broad survey of the rich artistic heritage of pre-Columbian North and South America. Meticulously researched by archaeologists and anthropologists, the set features dramatic close-ups of engraved rock artifacts, cave paintings, pottery, and inscribed and sculpted... more...
- Potomac Books 2016; US$ 29.95
During World War II, the lives of millions of Americans lay precariously in the hands of a few brilliant scientists who raced to develop the first weapon of mass destruction. Elected officials gave the scientists free rein in the Manhattan Project without understanding the complexities and dangers involved in splitting the atom. The Manhattan... more...