United States History 1900-1950
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They Marched into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October, 1967
They Marched into Sunlight
War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October, 1967
Hardcover      ISBN: 0743217802
A Pulitzer Prize-winning writer focuses on a crucial two-day battle in Vietnam that was also marked by an ill-fated protest by University of Wisconsin students at the Dow Chemical Company, in an hour-by-hour narrative that offers insight into the president's reactions and the first-hand experiences of people who were there. 150,000 first printing.
Language and Politics
Language and Politics
Paperback      ISBN: 0921689349
A series of previously unpublished interviews, spanning the twenty year period from 1968 to 1988, that looks at the connection between Chomsky's linguistic studies and his political analysis. Prepared for Chomsky in celebration of his sixtieth birthday. "This wide-ranging book offers glimpses of his studies on language, anarchist theory and critiques of radical politics."--NACLA Report on the Americas
American Century
American Century
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0679410708
A sweeping, richly illustrated overview of the people and events of the twentieth century follows America's rise to political and cultural preeminence, from the 1880s to the present day, and America's growing power and influence abroad. 75,000 first printing. Tour.
The Long Gray Line
The Long Gray Line
Paperback      ISBN: 0805062912
An evocative narrative follows the careers of three young officers from West Point's class of 1966 through graduation and into the hardships, heroism, and heartbreak of the Vietnam war. Reprint.
Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution
Contesting Castro
The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution
Paperback      ISBN: 0195101200
A diplomatic history of United States-Cuban relations focuses on the 1950s and early 1960s.
Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture
Land of Desire
Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture
Paperback      ISBN: 0679754113
This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to a cult of comfort, bodily well-being, and endless acquisition. 24 pages of photos.
Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties
Part of Our Time
Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties
Paperback      ISBN: 1590170873
A collection of portaits of America's communists, union leaders, and mobsters of the 1930s.
Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK
Case Closed
Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK
Paperback      ISBN: 1400034620
Provides new evidence from computerized film enhancements and other sources, including an explanation of Kennedy's assassination renouncing conspiracy theories.
Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970
Freedom's Daughters
The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970
Paperback      ISBN: 0684850133
Profiles the fearless, resourceful female leaders of the civil rights movement, including Ida Wells, who led the protest against lynching, and Jo Ann Robinson, who helped launch the Montgomery bus boycott.
Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy
Crossfire
The Plot That Killed Kennedy
Paperback      ISBN: 0881846481
Purports to uncover new evidence proving the conspiracy theory about the late President's assassination, tying the FBI, the CIA, the Mafia, the Cubans, the United States military, and others to the killing