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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 25.95 US$ 20.76
The 1970s looks at an iconic decade when the cultural left and economic right came to the fore in American society and the world at large. While many have seen the 1970s as simply a period of failures epitomized by Watergate, inflation, the oil crisis, global unrest, and disillusionment with military efforts in Vietnam, Thomas Borstelmann... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 19.49
In the early 1960s, Richard Avedon was commissioned by Harper's Bazaar to create Observations , a column that consisted of a series of nine photographic essays. The subject of the first essay was John F. Kennedy and his young family, who sat for formal black-and-white portraits just three weeks prior to Kennedy's presidential inauguration. Six... more...
- Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 23.95
In 1784 Benjamin Franklin advocated choosing the industrious, home-loving wild turkey rather than the thieving, wide-ranging bald eagle as the symbol of the United States. Franklin lost that debate, and since then advocates of cooperation as America's global role have been similarly losing their struggle with advocates of U.S. domination. The author... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
John Filson (c. 1753-1788) was an American author, historian of Kentucky, pioneer, surveyor and one of the founders of Cincinnati, Ohio. He wrote The Discovery, Settlement and Present State of Kentucke (1784) during this period, and travelled to Wilmington, Delaware, to have it published in the summer of 1784. He also had a "Map of Kentucke"... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 39.00
John F. Kennedy is revered as one of the United States' most iconic and inspirational presidents. Among his historic accomplishments, however, Kennedy was also a human being who made tragic miscalculations in the Bay of Pigs fiasco, publicly expressed doubts about democracy, and supported the use of fear-based tactics to manipulate the American people.... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 3.99
It's 1953 on the Cote d'Azur. A beautiful blond 21-year-old Swedish aristocrat meets a charismatic, boyish American senator with what she calls a ''fascinating accent.'' They spend a romantic (and chaste) evening together, share a passionate kiss, and he professes his love. But, alas, the handsome prince is about to turn into... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 22.00
President Kennedy is the compelling, dramatic history of JFK's thousand days in office. It illuminates the presidential center of power by providing an indepth look at the day-by-day decisions and dilemmas of the thirty-fifth president as he faced everything from the threat of nuclear war abroad to racial unrest at home. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 44.99
Warum ist die Bundeswehr immer noch kein ?normales? Instrument der Außenpolitik ? trotz der dritten grundlegenden Reform in knapp 20 Jahren? Die Antwort gibt das Buch von Ulf von Krause, Generalleutnant a.D., promovierter Politikwissenschaftler und Ökonom: über Jahrzehnte ver- bzw. behinderten die bei Gründung der Bundeswehr zur ?Einhegung? der neuen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Popular distrust and the entrenchment of government by professionals lie at the root of America?s most pressing political problems. How did U.S. politics get to this point? Contemporary American politics got much of its shape from the transformations brought about from the 1950s to the 1980s. Presidential and congressional behavior, voting behavior,... more...