The memoir of a German-born immigrant, his early schooling in the UK, and his recruitment by a CIA feverishly gearing up to meet the new Soviet threat. . The book provides a
John Hawkwood was fourteenth-century Italy's most notorious and successful soldier. A man known for cleverness and daring, he was the most feared mercenary in Renaissance Italy. Born in England, Hawkood began his
Together with the other books of the series provides the hitherto missing human dimension of the War on the Eastern Front. In addition to analyzing Soviet women combatants' contributions to World War
This first in-depth Ryan work has two parts: The biographical provides behind-the-scenes information and never-before-published interviews with Ryan's children. The reference part contains a filmography (70+ films: plot lines, themes, technical aspects,
Bill Clinton's own writings and speeches, as well as journal and newspaper articles about him, reflect his consistent long-term interest in key policy issues, such as job growth, economic development, worker training,
Tarn’s Alexander the Great, first published in 1948, has become a classic and its importance for subsequent Alexander studies can hardly be exaggerated. Based on a lifetime’s work and elegantly and persuasively
As Americans moved from farms and small towns to large cities, they tended to lose a hallmark of their earlier life: comparatively direct participation in the discourse of pragmatic affairs. The ubiquitous
"This book is about the relationship between law, a quasi-judicial administrative agency, and politics, in the volatile arena of labor policy and the balance of power between labor and management. . .
"How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home," says Darl Bundren in William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying. How much Faulkner himself is speaking may be
The volume profiles the leaders and the accomplishments of the U.S. Army from the beginning of its 226-year history to the present.
Born Isidore Iskowitz in 1892, Eddie Cantor became one of the greatest entertainers of Depression-era America. The star of such films as Roman Scandals (1933) and Kid Millions (1934), he symbolized the
This work chronicles Mohandas Gandhi's work as a free-lance journalist, editor, and sponsor. "The purpose of this book," in the author's own words, "is to bring his contributions in this sphere to
This massive collection includes all important letters, speeches, interviews, press conferences, and public papers on Woodrow Wilson. The volumes make available as never before the materials essential to understanding Wilson's personality, his
The newest addition to Miller Freeman?s ?All Music Guide? series, this book is the most complete guide to the best CD?s, albums & tapes in all genres of country. Over 500 pages