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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945by Robert Dallek

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 46.99

    Since the original publication of this classic book in 1979, Roosevelt's foreign policy has come under attack on three main points: Was Roosevelt responsible for the confrontation with Japan that led to the attack at Pearl Harbor? Did Roosevelt "give away" Eastern Europe to Stalin and the U.S.S.R. at Yalta? And, most significantly, did Roosevelt... more...

  • Lyndon B. Johnsonby Robert Dallek

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 29.99

    Robert Dallek's brilliant two-volume biography of Lyndon Johnson has received an avalanche of praise. Michael Beschloss, in The Los Angeles Times , said that it "succeeds brilliantly." The New York Times called it "rock solid" and The Washington Post hailed it as "invaluable." And Sidney Blumenthal in The Boston Globe wrote that it was "dense... more...

  • The Lost Peaceby Robert Dallek

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    "Robert Dallek brings to this majestic work a profound understanding of history, a deep engagement in foreign policy, and a lifetime of studying leadership. The story of what went wrong during the postwar period…has never been more intelligently explored." —Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Team of Rivals Robert Dalleck... more...

  • Flawed Giantby Robert Dallek

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 23.99

    Flawed Giant --the monumental concluding volume to Robert Dallek's biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson--provides the most through, engrossing account ever published of Johnson's years in the national spotlight. Drawing on hours of newly released White House tapes and dozens of interviews with people close to the President, Dallek reveals LBJ as a visionary... more...

  • John F. Kennedyby Robert Dallek

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    One of America's leading biographers offers a compact, insightful biography of John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his inauguration. more...

  • Lone Star Risingby Robert Dallek

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 23.99

    From the antiwar movement to Robert Caro's recent book, LBJ has been denounced as the self-serving villian of American politics. But the truth, as Bancroft prize-winner Robert Dallek writes in this unequalled account of Johnson's life, was far more complex--and far more interesting. Based on seven years of research in over 450 manuscript collections... more...

  • John F. Kennedyby Robert Dallek

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 23.96

    Mass-market edition of the first authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy to be written in nearly four decades. Drawing upon first-hand sources and never-before-opened archives, prize-winning historian Robert Dallek reveals more than we ever knew about Jack Kennedy, forever changing the way we think about his life, his presidency and... more...

  • Democrat and Diplomatby Robert Dallek

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Acclaimed author and historian Robert Dallek's insightful biography of William Dodd, the U.S. Ambassador to Germany during the ascension of Hitler and the Nazi party, exposes the dark underbelly of 1930s Germany and the terrible burden of those who realized the horror that was to come. more...

  • Camelot's Courtby Robert Dallek

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.79

    Fifty years after John F. Kennedy’s assassination, presidential historian Robert Dallek, whom The New York Times calls “Kennedy’s leading biographer,” delivers a riveting new portrait of this president and his inner circle of advisors—their rivalries, personality clashes, and political battles. In Camelot’s Court , Dallek analyzes the brain trust... more...

  • Nixon and Kissingerby Robert Dallek

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99

    With the publication of his magisterial biography of John F. Kennedy, An Unfinished Life , Robert Dallek cemented his reputation as one of the greatest historians of our time. Now, in this epic joint biography, he offers a provocative, groundbreaking portrait of a pair of outsize leaders whose unlikely partnership dominated the world stage and changed... more...