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  • City Indianby Rosalyn R. LaPier; David R. M. Beck

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 40.00

    ? City Indian covers a very important and timely topic. This history of Indians in urban settings is currently under considerable and probing reconsideration. With this book, Rosalyn LaPier and David Beck have shown how Native peoples in Chicago have determined their destinies.??Brian Hosmer, H. G. Barnard Chair of Western American History and coeditor... more...

  • The Plot to Seize the White Houseby Jules Archer; Anne Cipriano Venzon

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Jules Archer served four years during World War II in the Pacific with the Army Air Corps. He wrote many books on political events and personalities, including The Dictators ; Hawks,Doves and the Eagle ; and The Extremists . He lived in New York until his passing. Anne Cipriano Venzon is the author of General Smedley Darlington Butler... more...

  • The Archaeology of Eventsby Zackary I. Gilmore; Jason M. O'Donoughue

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    Across the social sciences, gradualist evolutionary models of historical dynamics are giving way to explanations focused on the punctuated and contingent ?events? through which history is actually experienced. The Archaeology of Events is the first book-length work that systematically applies this new eventful approach to major developments in the... more...

  • Is the American Century Overby Joseph S. Nye

    Wiley 2015; US$ 45.00

    For more than a century, the United States has been the world's most powerful state. Now some analysts predict that China will soon take its place. Does this mean that we are living in a post-American world? Will China's rapid rise spark a new Cold War between the two titans? In this compelling essay, world renowned foreign policy analyst, Joseph... more...

  • The American Centuryby Walter LaFeber; Nancy Woloch; Richard Polenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The new edition of this classic text on modern U.S. history brings the story of contemporary America into the second decade of the twenty-first century with new coverage of the Obama presidency and the 2012 elections. Written by three highly respected scholars, the book seamlessly blends political, social, cultural, intellectual, and economic themes... more...

  • General Jacob Deversby John A. Adams

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 44.99

    Of the leaders of the American Army in World War II, Jacob Devers is undoubtedly the "forgotten four star." Plucked from relative obscurity in the Canal Zone, Devers was one of four generals selected by General of the Army George Marshall in 1941 to assist him in preparing the Army for war. He quickly became known in Army circles for his "can do"... more...

  • 21st Century Simsby Benjamin Armstrong

    Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 21.95

    For more than two decades at the beginning of the 20th century William S. Sims was at the forefront of naval affairs. From the revolution in naval gunnery that he led as a junior officer, to his advocacy for the Dreadnaught style all-big-gun battleship, to his development of torpedo boat and destroyer operations, he was a central figure in helping... more...

  • Reconciling and Rehumanizing Indigenous?Settler Relationsby Nadia Ferrara

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Reconciling and Rehumanizing Indigenous?Settler Relations is a personal narrative of an applied anthropologist?s experience in working with indigenous peoples of Canada. Nadia Ferrara calls for all North Americans to engage in ?restorying? their nation?s history by acknowledging the injustices that indigenous peoples have faced and continue to... more...

  • The President, the State and the Cold Warby James Bilsland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    US foreign policy during the Cold War has been analysed from a number of perspectives, generating large bodies of literature attempting to explain its origins, its development and its conclusion. However, there are still many questions left only partially explained. In large part this is because these accounts restrict themselves to a single level... more...

  • Power and Restraintby Jeffrey W. Meiser

    Georgetown University Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    At the end of the nineteenth century, the United States emerged as an economic colossus in command of a new empire. Yet for the next forty years the United States eschewed the kind of aggressive grand strategy that had marked other rising imperial powers in favor of a policy of moderation. In Power and Restraint , Jeffrey W. Meiser explores why the... more...