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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2008; US$ 521.00
Die USA waren bereits um 1900 die größte Nationalwirtschaft und seit dem Sieg im Seekrieg gegen Spanien 1898 eine der imperialen Weltmächte. Willi Paul Adams skizziert die Entwicklung der amerikanischen Gesellschaft durch das Jahrhundert in fünf chronologisch definierten Kapiteln. Er behandelt die Größe und Zusammensetzung der Bevölkerung, die von... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Julian Young presents Richard Wagner as an important philosopher of art and life, first as a utopian anarchist-communist and later as a Schopenhauerian pessimist. Understanding Wagner?s philosophy is crucial to understanding his operas, as it is to understanding Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, and Heidegger. more...
- 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...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00
Changing International affairs and the forces of technological innovation shaped the lives of Americans in the last decades of the 20th century. While the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union gave rise to hopes of peaceful international relations, the Gulf War and the attacks of September 11, 2001 on the World Trade Center in New... 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...
- 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...