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  • Committed to Victoryby Richard E. Holl

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    When World War II broke out in Europe in September 1939, Kentucky was still plagued by the Great Depression. Even though the inevitably of war had become increasingly apparent earlier that year, the citizens of the Commonwealth continued to view foreign affairs as a lesser concern compared to issues such as the lingering economic depression, the approaching... more...

  • Voices from the Frontby Peter Hart

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 22.66

    Every man who served in the Great War is now deceased, but they have left behind them an enormous collection of oral history, which captures the authentic voices of the front line soldiers. In Voices from the Front, oral historian Peter Hart brings together accounts from across the conflict, from soldiers, sailors and airmen, from officers... more...

  • Contrary Destiniesby Leon D. Pamphile

    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...

  • The Longest Yearby Victor Brooks

    Carrel Books 2015; US$ 34.99

    The D-Day invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe, launched on June 6, 1944, is widely referred to as the longest day of World War Two. Historian Victor Brooks argues that 1944 was, in effect, the longest year? for Americans of that era, both in terms of United States casualties and in deciding the outcome of war itself. Brooks also argues that only the... more...

  • New Perspectives on Russian-American Relationsby William Benton Whisenhunt; Norman E. Saul

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations includes eighteen articles on Russian-American relations from an international roster of leading historians. Covering topics such as trade, diplomacy, art, war, public opinion, race, culture, and more, the essays show how the two nations related to one another across time from their first interactions... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.99

    This is a new edition of the radical social history of America from Columbus to the present.  This powerful and controversial study turns orthodox American history upside down to portray the social turmoil behind the "march of progress". Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History is the only volume to... more...

  • Obama's Challenge to Chinaby Dr Chi Wang

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This book explores U.S.-China relations, the most important bilateral relationship in the world, under the leadership of President Barack Obama. Obama took office just as China?s rise to global power accelerated; his decisions set the stage for a new era in U.S.-China relations . In Part I, the book outlines Barack Obama?s own personal worldview and... more...

  • The Handy American History Answer Bookby David L. Hudson

    Visible Ink Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Early civilizations, Native Americans, the English colonies, slavery, the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights begin the journey and lay the foundation for the United States of today. The Handy American History Answer Book takes a walk through the economic, political, and social forces, as well as the military... more...

  • Ballots, Bullets, and Bargainsby Michael H. Armacost

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    Drawing on twenty-four years of experience in government, Michael H. Armacost sheds light on how the presidential nomination battle impels candidates to accommodate the foreign policy DNA of the party faithful and may force an incumbent to undertake wholesale policy adjustments to fend off an intra-party nomination challenge. Even the prospect of... more...

  • Soviet Leaders and Intelligenceby Raymond L. Garthoff

    Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    During the Cold War, the political leadership of the Soviet Union avidly sought intelligence about its main adversary, the United States. Although effective on an operational level, Soviet leaders and their intelligence chiefs fell short when it came to analyzing intelligence. Soviet leaders were often not receptive to intelligence that conflicted... more...