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  1. American Culture in Peril

    American Culture in Peril [Hardback]

    Charles W. Dunn (Editor)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813136028
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Thirty years ago, Ronald Reagan rode a wave of patriotism to the White House by calling for a return to what he considered to be traditional American values-personal liberty, free markets, and limited government. After the cultural struggles and g... .... Learn More
  2. Constructing Affirmative Action

    Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity [Hardback]

    David Hamilton Golland (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813129976
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    Between 1965, when President Lyndon B. Johnson defined affirmative action as a legitimate federal goal, and 1972, when President Richard M. Nixon named one of affirmative action's chief antagonists the head of the Department of Labor, government o... .... Learn More
  3. Cowboy Conservatism

    Cowboy Conservatism: Texas and the Rise of the Modern Right [Hardback]

    Sean P. Cunningham (Author)

    £37.50

    ISBN: 9780813125763
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: New Directions in Southern History
    During the 1960s and 1970s, Texas was rocked by a series of political transitions. Despite its century-long heritage of solidly Democratic politics, the state became a Republican stronghold virtually overnight, and by 1980 it was known as "Reagan ... .... Learn More
  4. Congressional Ambivalence

    Congressional Ambivalence: The Political Burdens of Constitutional Authority [Hardback]

    Jasmine Farrier (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813192628
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Is the United States Congress dead, alive, or trapped in a moribund cycle? When confronted with controversial policy issues, members of Congress struggle to satisfy conflicting legislative, representative, and oversight duties. These competing goa... .... Learn More
  5. Bitter Legacy

    Bitter Legacy: Polish-American Relations in the Wake of World War II [Paperback]

    Richard C. Lukas (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813192734
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In this most timely book, Richard C. Lukas offers the historical perspective that any reader, scholar, or layman needs to grasp the political turmoil in Poland in the decades after World War II. Bitter Legacy is the first major analysis of Polish... .... Learn More
  6. Cotton Fields No More

    Cotton Fields No More: Southern Agriculture, 1865-1980 [Paperback]

    Gilbert C. Fite (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9780813101606
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: New Perspectives on the South
    No general history of southern farming since the end of slavery has been published until now. For the first time, Gilbert C. Fite has drawn together the many threads that make up commercial agricultural development in the eleven states of the old ... .... Learn More
  7. Clark Clifford

    Clark Clifford: The Wise Man of Washington [Hardback]

    John Acacia (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813125510
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    One of the most renowned Washington insiders of the twentieth century, Clark Clifford (1906-1998) was a top advisor to four Democratic presidents. As a powerful corporate attorney, he advised Harry S. Truman, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and J... .... Learn More
  8. Challenges to Chinese Foreign Policy

    Challenges to Chinese Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Globalization, and the Next World Power [Hardback]

    Yufan Hao (Editor); C.X. George Wei (Editor); Lowell Dittmer (Editor); Zhang Baijia (Other); Jianwei Wang (Other)

    £66.50

    ISBN: 9780813125299
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Asia in the New Millennium
    When Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics, China symbolically asserted its role as an emerging world power - a position it is not likely to relinquish anytime soon. China's growing economy, military reforms, and staggering productivity have con... .... Learn More
  9. Challenges to Chinese Foreign Policy

    Challenges to Chinese Foreign Policy: Diplomacy, Globalization, and the Next World Power [Paperback]

    Yufan Hao (Editor); C.X. George Wei (Editor); Lowell Dittmer (Editor); Zhang Baijia (Other); Jianwei Wang (Other)

    £30.50

    ISBN: 9780813192024
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Asia in the New Millennium
    When Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics, China symbolically asserted its role as an emerging world power - a position it is not likely to relinquish anytime soon. China's growing economy, military reforms, and staggering productivity have con... .... Learn More
  10. Blood in the Sand

    Blood in the Sand: Imperial Fantasies, Right-Wing Ambitions, and the Erosion of American Democracy [Hardback]

    Stephen Eric Bronner (Author)

    £58.00

    ISBN: 9780813123677
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In 1941, the fortress city of Terezin, outside Prague, was ostensibly converted into model ghetto, where Jews could temporarily reside before being sent to a more permanent settlement. In reality it was a way station to Auschwitz. When young Gonda... .... Learn More

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