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Harry S. Truman: The American Presidents Series: The 33rd President, 1945-1953
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|September 2, 2008

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The plainspoken man from Missouri who never expected to be president yet rose to become one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century In April 1945, after the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the presidency fell to a former haberdasher and clubhouse…
The Paranoid Style In American Politics

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This timely reissue of Richard Hofstadter's classic work on the fringe groups that influence American electoral politics offers an invaluable perspective on contemporary domestic affairs.In The Paranoid Style in American Politics , acclaimed historian Richard…
Richard Hofstadter: Anti-intellectualism In American Life, The Paranoid Style In American Politics…

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Together for the first time: two masterworks on the undercurrents of the American mind by one of our greatest historians Richard Hofstadter's Anti-Intellectualism in American Life and The Paranoid Style in American Politics are two essential works that lay bare…
John F. Kennedy: The American Presidents Series: The 35th President, 1961-1963
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|May 8, 2012

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The young president who brought vigor and glamour to the White House while he confronted cold war crises abroad and calls for social change at home John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a new kind of president. He redefined how Americans came to see the nation's chief…
Bob Dylan In America
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|October 4, 2011

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A unique look at Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan's place in American cultural history through unprecedented access to Dylan's studio tapes, recording notes, and rare photographs. Sean Wilentz discovered Bob Dylan’s music as a teenager growing up in…
Andrew Jackson: The American Presidents Series: The 7th President, 1829-1837
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|January 1, 2006

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The towering figure who remade American politics-the champion of the ordinary citizen and the scourge of entrenched privilege "It is rare that historians manage both Wilentz's deep interpretation and lively narrative." - Publishers Weekly The Founding Fathers…
Bill Clinton: The American Presidents Series: The 42nd President, 1993-2001
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|January 24, 2017

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The president of larger-than-life ambitions and appetites whose term defined America at the close of the twentieth century Bill Clinton: a president of contradictions. He was a Rhodes Scholar and a Yale Law School graduate, but he was also a fatherless child from…
Abraham Lincoln: The American Presidents Series: The 16th President, 1861-1865

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America's greatest president, who rose to power in the country's greatest hour of need and whose vision saw the United States through the Civil War Abraham Lincoln towers above the others who have held the office of president-the icon of greatness, the pillar…
William Howard Taft: The American Presidents Series: The 27th President, 1909-1913

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The only man to serve as president and chief justice, who approached every decision in constitutional terms, defending the Founders' vision against new populist threats to American democracy William Howard Taft never wanted to be president and yearned instead to…
Lyndon B. Johnson: The American Presidents Series: The 36th President, 1963-1969

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The towering figure who sought to transform America into a "Great Society" but whose ambitions and presidency collapsed in the tragedy of the Vietnam War Few figures in American history are as compelling and complex as Lyndon Baines Johnson, who established…
The Kingdom Of Matthias: A Story Of Sex And Salvation In 19th-century America

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In the autumn of 1834, New York City was awash with rumors of a strange religious cult operating nearby, centered around a mysterious, self-styled prophet named Matthias. It was said that Matthias the Prophet was stealing money from one of his followers; then…
George W. Bush: The American Presidents Series: The 43rd President, 2001-2009

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The controversial president whose time in office was defined by the September 11 attacks and the war on terror George W. Bush stirred powerful feelings on both sides of the aisle. Republicans viewed him as a resolute leader who guided America through the…
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