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  • The Columbia Guide to the Cold Warby Michael Kort

    Columbia University Press 2001; US$ 34.99

    The Cold War was the longest conflict in American history, and the defining event of the second half of the twentieth century. Since its recent and abrupt cessation, we have only begun to measure the effects of the Cold War on American, Soviet, post-Soviet, and international military strategy, economics, domestic policy, and popular culture. The... more...

  • Strategies of Containmentby John Lewis Gaddis

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 12.99

    This updated edition of Gaddis' classic carries the history of containment through the end of the Cold War. Beginning with Franklin D. Roosevelt's postwar plans, Gaddis provides a thorough critical analysis of George F. Kennan's original strategy of containment, NSC-68, the Eisenhower-Dulles "New Look," the Kennedy-Johnson "flexible response" strategy,... more...

  • FDRby Jean Edward Smith

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 22.00

    One of today?s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a broad range of primary source material to provide an engrossing narrative of one of America?s greatest presidents. This is... more...

  • The Defining Momentby Jonathan Alter

    Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 16.00

    This is the story of a political miracle -- the perfect match of man and moment. Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office in March of 1933 as America touched bottom. Banks were closing everywhere. Millions of people lost everything. The Great Depression had caused a national breakdown. With the craft of a master storyteller, Jonathan Alter brings us closer... more...

  • The Columbia History of Post-World War II Americaby Mark C Carnes

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 26.99

    Every epoch bewilders those who live through it, but for Americans, the postwar era has been a time of breathtaking change and transition. With these comprehensive and engaging essays, this volume encourages readers to form a new perspective on a recent and highly debated period of American history. Contributors to this volume were chosen for their... more...

  • The Blackfeetby Paul C Rosier; Theresa Jensen Lacey

    Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00

    In The Blackfeet, learn how these people are a vibrant part of the present-day world and stand as a symbol of courage, endurance, and strength. more...

  • Rote Bürgerby Agnes Arndt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 42.58

    Wie konnte es im kommunistisch geprägten Ostmitteleuropa während der Epoche des Kalten Krieges eine linke Dissidenz geben? Woraus entwickelte sie sich, welchen Wertvorstellungen folgte sie und über welche Organisationsmuster verfügte sie? Während zum wirtschaftlichen und politischen Niedergang der kommunistischen Systeme mittlerweile eine Reihe von... more...

  • "Wir aber sind damals und jetzt immer die gleichen"by Maria Osmers

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 58.67

    <P>Die Griechen bezogen sich in klassischer Zeit gern und häufig auf ihre Vergangenheit. Wurde jedoch in der Außenpolitik Geschichte als Argument verwendet, so schlug sich diese Strategie selten in den getroffenen Entscheidungen nieder. Um diesem Widerspruch nachzugehen, prüft Maria Osmers mit Hilfe eines kommunikationshistorischen Ansatzes,... more...

  • Identifying and Explaining Changeby Sebastian Werle

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 73.06

    Sicherheitspolitische Entscheidungen in Washington haben weitreichende Auswirkungen ? auch auf die deutsche Politik. Umso wichtiger ist es, sicherheitspolitischen Wandel identifizieren und erklären zu können. Die Arbeit entwickelt hierzu ein in der Forschung bis dato einzigartiges Konzept und stellt ausgewählte Theorien der Internationalen Beziehungen... more...

  • The Kennedys at Warby Edward J. Jr Renehan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2002; US$ 27.50

    A dramatic, fascinating?and revisionist?narrative detailing how America?s first family was changed utterly during World War II. First-rate history grounded in scholarship and brought to life by a critically acclaimed author. From breathless hagiographies to scandal-mongering exposés, no family has generated more bestselling books than the Kennedys.... more...