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- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.95 US$ 42.96
This work explores the Truman administration's involvement in the civil war in Greece in the aftermath of World War II. America's fear of Soviet world domination resulted in the establishment of an American military presence on Greek soil and regular arms shipments as part of a containment policy. more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37
America's experience in Greece has often been cited as a model by those later policymakers in Washington who regard the involvement as a "victory" for American foreign policy. Indeed, President Johnson and others referred to Greece as the model for America's deepening involvement in Vietnam during the mid-1960's. Greece became the battlefield for... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 25.95 US$ 22.49
A descendant of The American Indian Experience , this compelling anthology showcases the work of sixteen specialists. Those chapters retained from the original volume have been carefully revised to make them more accessible to the average undergraduate, while six entirely new and original essays consider important topics: American Indian women; Indian-Spanish... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 27.95 US$ 24.22
"Times Are Altered with Us": American Indians from Contact to the New Republic offers a concise and engaging introduction to the turbulent 300-year-period of the history of Native Americans and their interactions with Europeans?and then Americans?from 1492 to 1800. Considers the interactions of American Indians at many points of "First Contact"... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 27.95 US$ 24.22
In addition to revisions and updates, the second edition of ? We Are Still Here? features new material, seeing this well-loved American History Series volume maintain its treatment of American Indians in the 20 th century while extending its coverage into the opening decades of the 21 st century. Provides student and general readers concise... more...
- F+W Media 2013; US$ 13.99 US$ 11.47
The inside story of Teddy's life and presidency! You probably know that Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States, but did you also know that he suffered great bouts of homesickness? Or that he carried a vial of morphine at all times in case he ever needed to take his own life? Though the image of President Theodore Roosevelt... more...
- Free Press 2007; US$ 30.00
In the closing days of World War II, America looked up to three five-star generals as its greatest heroes. George C. Marshall, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Douglas MacArthur personified victory, from the Pentagon to Normandy to the Far East. Counterparts and on occasion competitors, they had leapfrogged each other, sometimes stonewalled each other, even... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 16.00
Beginning with former president Theodore Roosevelt?s return in 1910 from his African safari, Chace brilliantly unfolds a dazzling political circus that featured four extraordinary candidates. When Roosevelt failed to defeat his chosen successor, William Howard Taft, for the Republican nomination, he ran as a radical reformer on the Bull Moose ticket.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The A to Z from the Great War to the Great Depression covers this important period in American history with a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on everything from automobiles, chemicals, and electrical goods, to mass entertainment and the rise of Hollywood, radio, and sport. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
The A to Z of the Eisenhower Era examines significant individuals, organizations, and events in American political, economic, social, and cultural history during this era in American history. In addition to the hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on politics, economics, diplomacy, literature, science, sports, and popular culture, a chronology,... more...