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- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 69.95
In 1915, United States Marines arrived in Haiti to safeguard lives and property from the political instability of the time. While there, the Marine Corps controlled everything from finance to education, from health care to public works and built an army, ?La Garde d?Haiti,? to maintain the changes it implemented. For one hundred years, the decisions... more...
- zu Klampen 2008; US$ 7.56
Nirgendwo auf der Welt erfreut sich revolutionäres Pathos einer so ungebrochenen Konjunktur wie in Lateinamerika, wo es mit rhetorischer Kraftmeierei, Eros, Exotismus und Folklore eine schier unwiderstehliche Verbindung einzugehen scheint: divenhafte Diktatorengattinnen werden zu Nationalheiligen verklärt, gefallene Guerilleros genießen Popstar-Status.... more...
- Shell Education 2006; US$ 6.99
Declaring Our Independence depicts the formation of the important document, the Declaration of Independence, through the sometimes nervous eyes of one of its originators, Roger Sherman. Sherman, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, and many others risk treason in order to write a document that declares freedom to the citizens of a new government. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 35.63
Hauptbeschreibung "Democratization is a risky enterprise and experiments that begin with transition do not always end in consolidation." (Jean Grugel). Das Erkenntnisinteresse meiner Magisterar-beit lag in der Frage, ob die politischen Systeme, die in Thailand und Indonesien nach der Transition entstanden sind, als konsolidierte Demokratien bezeichnet... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 73.95
A full understanding of the institution of the American presidency requires us to examine how it developed from the founding to the present. This developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution, allows for a richer, more nuanced understanding beyond the current newspaper headlines. The Development of the American... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 189.00
Tragedies and disasters have always been part of the fabric of American history. Some gave rise to reactions that profoundly influenced the nation. Others dominated public consciousness for a moment, then disappeared from collective memory. Organized chronologically, Disasters and Tragic Events examines these moments, covering both the familiar... 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 198.00
The Encyclopedia of Media and Propaganda in Wartime America brings together a group of distinguished scholars to explore how war has been reported and interpreted by the media in the United States and what effects those reports and interpretations have had on the people at home and on the battlefield. Covering press?U.S. military relationships... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2010; US$ 170.00
The colonial period witnessed the transformation of thirteen distinct colonies into an independent federated republic. This volume discusses the diversity of the colonial political experience?a diversity that modern scholars have found defies easy synthesis?as well as the long-term conflicts, policies, and events that led to revolution, and the ideas... more...