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- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
The Historian behind the History brings together a collection of valuable interviews with prominent southern historians conducted over the course of a decade by graduate students in the University of Alabama?s history program for the journal Southern History . In the interviews, ten notable southern historians and mentors illuminate the state of... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 29.95
A groundbreaking new study of Anglo-American relations during the Cold War, Diplomacy at the Brink argues for a reevaluation of Dwight D. Eisenhower's foreign policy toward allies and enemies alike. Contrary to his reputation as a level-headed moderate, the Eisenhower who emerges in David M. Watry's exhaustively researched book is a conservative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
America views itself as a nation inhabiting a "promised land" and enjoying a favoured relation with God. This view of unique election has been coupled with racial exclusivism and the marginalization of non-white citizens. America, Amerikkka ?traces the historical and ideological patterns behind America?s sense of itself. In its examination of America?s... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 15.99
The stories of politicos and historic events are often turned into snooze-worthy lectures that even Benjamin Franklin would reject. This guide cuts out all the boring details and instead provides you with a thrilling lesson in U.S. history. From Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence to Barack H. Obama and the Great Recession, each... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 4.99
A catastrophic confrontation between Canada's so-called "settlers" and First Nations communities, fuelled by fundamental prejudices, misunderstandings, Canada's economic vulnerabilities, and the rising political power within the First Nations society, make such a First Nations uprising feasible and, in theory, inevitable. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
The US government has spent half the time covering up conspiracies as it has spent helping the American people. In Hidden History , you will see the amount of effort over the past fifty years that our government has dedicated to lying and covering up the truth to the world. Starting with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Don Jeffries... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 9.99
The Founding Fathers who drafted the United States Constitution in 1787 distrusted political parties, popular democracy, centralized government, and a strong executive office. Yet the country's national politics have historically included all those features. In American Political History: A Very Short Introduction, Donald Critchlow takes on this... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
John Quincy Adams warned Americans not to search abroad for monsters to destroy, yet such figures have frequently habituated the discourses of U.S. foreign policy. This collection of essays focuses on counter-identities in American consciousness to explain how foreign policies and the discourse surrounding them develop. Whether it is the seemingly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
This work is an exploration of how U.S.-China relations were managed by President George W. Bush. Roberts argues that contrary to conventional wisdom, President Bush conducted a calculated, pragmatic and highly successful strategy toward Beijing, which avoided conflict, resolved crisis and significantly increased economic and diplomatic ties. ... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
Since Abraham Lincoln's death, generations of Americans have studied his life, presidency, and leadership, often remaking him into a figure suited to the needs and interests of their own time. This illuminating volume takes a different approach to his political thought and practice. Here, a distinguished group of contributors argue that Lincoln's... more...