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  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: Emergence of the Americas in global affairs 1880-1929by Peter Clements; Philip Benson

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 30.38

    Ensure your students have access to the authoritative, in-depth and accessible content of this series for the IB History Diploma. This series for the IB History Diploma has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it to better fit the IB learner's needs. Each... more...

  • A People's History of the United Statesby Howard Zinn

    Pan Macmillan 2014; US$ 4.96

    A classic since its original landmark publication in 1980, Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States is the first scholarly work to tell America's story from the bottom up-from the point of view of, and in the words of, America's women, factory workers, African Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant labourers. From Columbus... more...

  • Ghost Soldiersby Hampton Sides

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 17.00

    On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March. A recent prison massacre by Japanese soldiers elsewhere in the Philippines made the stakes impossibly... more...

  • Vietnam If Kennedy Had Livedby James G. Blight; janet M. Lang; David A. Welch; Fredrik Logevall

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 27.99

    Tackling head-on the most controversial and debated "what if" in U.S. foreign policy, this provocative work explores what President John F. Kennedy would have done in Vietnam had he not been assassinated in 1963. Drawing on a wealth of recently declassified documents, frank oral testimony of White House officials from both the Kennedy and Johnson... more...

  • The Founding Fathers and the Place of Religion in Americaby Frank Lambert

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    How did the United States, founded as colonies with explicitly religious aspirations, come to be the first modern state whose commitment to the separation of church and state was reflected in its constitution? Frank Lambert explains why this happened, offering in the process a synthesis of American history from the first British arrivals through Thomas... more...

  • Herbert Hooverby William E. Leuchtenburg; Arthur M. Jr. Schlesinger; Sean Wilentz

    Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 18.20

    The Republican efficiency expert whose economic boosterism met its match in the Great Depression Catapulted into national politics by his heroic campaigns to feed Europe during and after World War I, Herbert Hoover?an engineer by training?exemplified the economic optimism of the 1920s. As president, however, Hoover was sorely tested by America's... more...

  • The Liberatorby Alex Kershaw

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 16.00

    The untold story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War      Written with Alex Kershaw's trademark narrative drive and vivid immediacy, The Liberator traces the remarkable battlefield journey of maverick U.S. Army officer Felix Sparks through the Allied liberation of Europe?from the first landing in Italy to... more...

  • The Marine Corps and the State Departmentby Leo J. Daugherty

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 49.95

    This work is a complete history of the partnership between the Department of State and the United States Marine Corps. From its formation in 1775, the Corps developed a close working relationship with the diplomatic service of the Continental Congress and later, in 1798, with the newly created United States Department of State. The Marines accompanied... more...

  • American Gospelby Jon Meacham

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    The American Gospel?literally, the good news about America?is that religion shapes our public life without controlling it. In this vivid book, New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham tells the human story of how the Founding Fathers viewed faith, and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God is a matter of choice. At a time... more...

  • Rethinking the Asian American Movementby Daryl Joji Maeda

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95

    Although it is one of the least-known social movements of the 1960s and 1970s, the Asian American movement drew upon some of the most powerful currents of the era, and had a wide-ranging impact on the political landscape of Asian America, and more generally, the United States. Using the racial discourse of the black power and other movements, as well... more...