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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
From Neil Sheehan, author of the Pulitzer Prize?winning classic A Bright Shining Lie, comes this long-awaited, magnificent epic. Here is the never-before-told story of the nuclear arms race that changed history?and of the visionary American Air Force officer Bernard Schriever, who led the high-stakes effort. A Fiery Peace in a Cold War is a masterly... more...
- Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 26.99
Rainbow Pie is a coming-of-age memoir wrapped around a discussion of America?s most taboo subject ? social class. Set between 1950 and 1963, Joe Bageant uses Maw, Pap, Ony Mae, and other members of his rambunctious Scots?Irish family to chronicle the often-heartbreaking post-war journey of 22 million rural Americans into the cities, where they became... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2009; US$ 39.95
Victoria's wartime and military heritage encompasses a vast range of memorials, from the majestic Shrine of Remembrance to local war monuments, honour boards, cemeteries, Avenues of Honour, sculptures, museums and memorabilia. Each memorial commemorates the lives, courage and sacrifice of the local soldiers who served in the various theatres of... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.99
Seit dem Ende des Ost-West-Konflikts scheint Europa für die USA an Bedeutung zu verlieren. Dafür werden nicht nur die neuen weltpolitischen Konstellationen, sondern auch soziodemographische Veränderungen in den USA verantwortlich gemacht. Alexander Höse untersucht die Effekte dieser Entwicklungen auf die amerikanische politische Elite: Anhand der Konzepte... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 48.99
On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched a 184-pound metal ball called Sputnik into orbit around the Earth, and America plummeted into a panic. Nuclear weapon designer Edward Teller claimed that the United States had lost "a battle more important and greater than Pearl Harbor," and magazine articles appeared with such headlines as "Are... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 189.95
This book presents a selected compilation of Senator Barry M. Goldwaters speeches and writings from the 1950s to the 1990s. Arranged chronologically, these primary source documents reveal the Senators position on deficit spending, defense, politics, foreign policy, Gay Rights, Native Americans, Civil Rights, the news media, natural resources,... more...
- PM Press 2012; US$ 9.99
A compendium of writings that detail the grassroots actions of social and political activists from the civil rights era of the early 1960s to the present day, this book reviews the major points of intersection between white supremacy and the war machine through historic and contemporary articles from a diverse range of scholars and activists. Among... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 24.72
"When ten-year-old Michael Baughman moves to Hawaii with his parents, he is troubled and confused. His father doesn?t provide the guidance Baughman needs and the boy doesn?t know who to turn to. When a larger-than-life Hawaiian ?beachboy? named Boat takes Baughman under his wing, the boy finds a teacher and mentor. Boat is 285 pounds of solid muscle... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2004; US$ 70.00
These essays summarize the results of new excavation and survey research at Bandelier National Monument, with special attention to determining why larger sites appear when and where they do, and how life in these later villages and towns differed from lif more...