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- Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 8.47
From Napoleon Bonaparte to Winston Churchill, military experience has provided both men and women down the ages with a wealth of sage advice and wise council, not only on wartime strategy, but on lessons for living a good life; from the moral and political dimensions of conflict, to leadership, work, marriage, family and friendship. Historian Jeremy... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 26.99
There is a huge concern in America today that the country is in decline, one of the few sentiments that ? nationally ? our increasingly polarized political leaders can agree on. Americans fear that the economy and our culture itself are in deep crisis. They are also frustrated that the ruling classes are unable to fix America?s problems. Kim R. Holmes?... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 40.00
Internationally recognized for having reinvigorated and redefined his field, distinguished military historian Edward M. Coffman is a dedicated and much-admired teacher and mentor. In The Embattled Past , several of his most important essays have been assembled into a collection that serves as an essential reference to the discipline and an initiation... more...
- Visible Ink Press 2011; US$ 18.99
A complete look at every Presidents' who, what, when, where, why, and, how Offering an engaging overview of the U.S. presidency and all past presidents, this valuable tome asks a variety of questions, from the trivial to the topical, that further expands one's understanding of America's highest office. With an intriguing range of questions about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
This volume presents thirty-nine interpretive biographical essays on all first ladies, from Martha Washington to America's newest First Lady, Laura Bush. This new edition contains updated material on all the living First Ladies and updated bibliographies for each entry, as well as a portrait of the newest First Lady. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In 2011 Barack Obama invited ten distinguished biographers to the White House to ask them one question: which past American president should I emulate? This was not the first time Obama asked scholars this, but the answer he received would differ as presidential legacies waxed and waned. In 2008 Obama chose Lincoln; in 2009, Reagan; and in 2010, Theodore... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
In this stimulating and highly original study of the writing of American history, twenty-four scholars from eleven European countries explore the impact of writing history from abroad. Six distinguished scholars from around the world add their commentaries. Arguing that historical writing is conditioned, crucially, by the place from which it is... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 18.95
For more than twenty years, Tim Grove has worked at the most popular history museums in the United States, helping millions of people get acquainted with the past. This book translates that experience into an insider?s tour of some of the most interesting moments in American history. Grove?s stories are populated with well-known historical figures... more...
- R&L Education 2014; US$ 43.99
Even though in most cases, the names and events in the book will be recognizable, most of the stories about them will be new to the reader. If you're a young teacher, perhaps you'll find some material to help you get through those less-than-exciting areas of your textbook. If you hated history as a student, maybe you'll find some of these tales entertaining.... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 36.95
Originally released in 1990, The New American History , edited for the American Historical Association by Eric Foner, has become an indispensable volume for teachers and students. In essays that chart the shifts in interpretation within their fields, some of our most prominent American historians survey the key works and themes in the scholarship... more...