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  • 1001 People Who Made America

    1001 People Who Made America
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426200526

    Who are the pivotal figures in American history-the men and women who have helped shape who we are as a people and how we look at ourselves as Americans? In this companion to his popular 1001 Events That Made America, Alan Axelrod suggests we can an…

  • Bradley

    Bradley
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230614444

    Dubbed by the World War II press as "The G.I. General" because of his close identification with his men, Omar Bradley rose to command the largest exclusively American field command in U.S. history during the European Campaign. Alan Axelrod applies h…

  • Bradley

    Bradley
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230600188

    A compelling study of the military career of five-star general Omar Bradley details his rise to command of the U.S. 12th Army Group in the European theater of World War II, gifts as as a tactician, service as a mentor for younger officers, transform…

  • The Disruptors

    The Disruptors
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781454930310

    Written by bestselling author Alan Axelrod, The Disruptors presents engaging profiles, accompanied by original line drawings, of 50 visionaries who upended cultural, technical, spiritual, or scientific paradigms. Their innovations range from the pri…

  • 100 Turning Points in American History

    100 Turning Points in American History
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493059478

    Arnold J. Toynbee, the most famous professional historian of the twentieth century, is widely quoted as having declared that "History is just one damn thing after another." This book argues that history is not about "things" at all but is all about…

  • 100 Turning Points in American History

    100 Turning Points in American History
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493037438

    Arnold J. Toynbee, the most famous professional historian of the twentieth century, is widely quoted as having declared that "History is just one damn thing after another." This book argues that history is not about "things" at all but is all about…

  • Patton

    Patton
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230613928

    George S. Patton embodied contradiction: a cavalryman steeped in romantic military tradition, he nevertheless pulled a reluctant American military into the most advanced realms of highly mobile armored warfare. An autocratic snob, Patton created unp…

  • The Battle of Verdun

    The Battle of Verdun
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493038008

    The Great War ate men, machines, and money without mercy or remission. At the end of 1915, the German army chief of staff, Erich von Falkenhayn, believed he knew how to finally kill the beast and win the war. On Christmas day, 1915, Falkenhayn sent…

  • The Battle of Verdun

    The Battle of Verdun
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493018604

    The Great War ate men, machines, and money without mercy or remission. At the end of 1915, the German army chief of staff, Erich von Falkenhayn, believed he knew how to finally kill the beast and win the war. On Christmas day, 1915, Falkenhayn sent…

  • How America Won World War I

    How America Won World War I
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493031924

    Immediately after the armistice was signed in November, 1918, an American journalist asked Paul von Hindenburg who won the war against Germany. He was the chief of the German General Staff, co-architect with Erich Ludendorff of Germany's Eastern Fro…

  • Generals South, Generals North

    Generals South, Generals North
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762761494

    With April 12, 2011, set to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War at Fort Sumter, the time is ripe for a new assessment of the conflict's most influential and controversial military leaders. Generals South, Generals North highligh…

  • Generals South, Generals North

    Generals South, Generals North
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762788491

    Generals South, Generals North highlights twenty-four commanders-twelve each from the Confederacy and the Union. Best-selling author and military historian Alan Axelrod presents a biography of each, narrates the major engagements in which each fough…

  • Eyewitness to America's Wars

    Eyewitness to America's Wars
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816074143

    Eyewitness to America's Wars features dramatic accounts of life and death during the ferocious battles experienced by our nation's men and women. This new two-volume set offers unprecedented insight into such conflicts as the Civil War, the Indian W…

  • Ace Your Midterms and Finals: Introduction to Biology

    Ace Your Midterms and Finals: Introduction to Biology
    av Alan Axelrod, Walton Rawls, Harry Oster

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780070070097

    What if you had a copy of the test before the actual exam? And your biology teacher gave it to you—complete with answers? No, you're not dreaming! The book you hold in your hands right now is filled with 26 real midterm and final biology exams,…

  • Encyclopedia of World War II

    Encyclopedia of World War II
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816060221

    World War II, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history, is widely considered the pivotal event of the modern age. From the rise of fascist Europe to the atomic bombings of Japan, ""Encyclopedia of World War II"" presents the complete stor…

  • Selling the Great War

    Selling the Great War
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230605039

    In 1917, a muckraking journalist from the West created the first and only official ministry of propaganda in the history of the United States. It was a plainclothes army of 150,000, answerable to a single man, a force that transformed America into a…

  • Miracle at Belleau Wood

    Miracle at Belleau Wood
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493032891

    Now in paperback!Military Book Club (R) Main Selection History Book Club (R) Featured Alternate*The battle that transformed a group of common soldiers into the modern-day Marine CorpsMiracle at Belleau Wood begins in June 1918 at Les Mare Farm in Fr…

  • Encyclopedia of the U.S. Navy

    Encyclopedia of the U.S. Navy
    av Alan Axelrod, PH.D.

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816047123

    Includes entries such as: Atlantic Fleet; Blue Angels; Destroyers; George Dewey; David Glasgow Farragut; Korean War; Lend-Lease; Minesweepers; Naval Reserve; Seabees; Submarines; United States Naval Academy; USS Constitution; and more.

  • Revolutionary Management: John Adams on Leadership

    Revolutionary Management: John Adams on Leadership
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781599214115

  • How America Won World War I

    How America Won World War I
    av Alan Axelrod

    CD-bok - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781977313881

    Immediately after the armistice was signed in November, 1918, an American journalist asked Paul von Hindenburg who won the war against Germany. He was the chief of the German General Staff, co-architect with Erich Ludendorff of Germany's Eastern Fro…

  • How America Won World War I

    How America Won World War I
    av Alan Axelrod

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781977363886

    Immediately after the armistice was signed in November, 1918, an American journalist asked Paul von Hindenburg who won the war against Germany. He was the chief of the German General Staff, co-architect with Erich Ludendorff of Germany's Eastern Fro…

  • America

    America
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781465480729

    Discover the stories that shaped our nation Sure, you know that America's colonists won our independence from Great Britain, that Washington became our first president, and that Lincoln freed the slaves. But these key events merely scratch the surfa…

  • My First Book Of Business Etiquette

    My First Book Of Business Etiquette
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781931686914

    The perfect gifts for today's busy execs and future corporate leaders, the Executive Board Book series isn't just good for a laugh - these books are actually basic primers on the essential aspects of corporate conduct. My First Book of Business Etiq…

  • Eisenhower on Leadership

    Eisenhower on Leadership
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780470626917

    Based on the findings in recently released archive papers and letters, as well as extensive library and historical resources, Alan Axelrod offers a compelling profile of the remarkable leadership discipline of a general often called a "military CEO.…

  • 201 Ways to Deal With Difficult People

    201 Ways to Deal With Difficult People
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780070062184

    Hours. There aren't enough of them. Succeeding in business has always been tough. These days, it's downright brutal. What do you need most? All the help you can get. What do you need even more? Time. The Quick-Tip Survival Guides put the two togethe…

  • Encyclopedia of the U.S. Army

    Encyclopedia of the U.S. Army
    av Alan Axelrod, PH.D.

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816047116

    Includes entries such as: American Revolution; Armor; Aviation; Basic training; Delta Force; Douglas MacArthur; Medical Service Corps; 101st Airborne Division; Persian Gulf War; Colin Powell; Rangers; Vietnam War; William Tecumseh Sherman; George Wa…

  • American Treaties and Alliances

    American Treaties and Alliances
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568024400

    Whether studying a particular time period, a general subject area, or a specific treaty or alliance, "American Treaties and Alliances" is the new one-stop resource. Organized both thematically and chronologically, and illustrated with maps and table…

  • Ace your Midterms & Finals

    Ace your Midterms & Finals
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780070070080

    "Ace Your Midterms and Finals" is a new concept in test prep for a new generation of students. These class-tested guides feature: midterms and final examinations-one from each of the top universities throughout the country; an introductory essay def…

  • The Battle of the Somme

    The Battle of the Somme
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493018611

    Fought during 1916, the Battle of the Somme was conceived by the French and British as a great offensive to be waged against Germany even as France poured incredible numbers of men into the slaughterhouse that was the desperate defense of Verdun. Th…

  • The Battle of the Somme

    The Battle of the Somme
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493037995

    Fought during 1916, the Battle of the Somme was conceived by the French and British as a great offensive to be waged against Germany even as France poured incredible numbers of men into the slaughterhouse that was the desperate defense of Verdun. Th…

  • A Savage Empire: Trappers, Traders, Tribes, and the Wars That Made America

    A Savage Empire: Trappers, Traders, Tribes, and the Wars That Made America
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312576561

    "A surprising and sweeping history that reveals the fur trade to be the driving force behind conquest, colonization, and revolution in early America"""""Combining the epic saga of Hampton Sides's "Blood and Thunder "with the natural history of Mark…

  • In the Time of the Revolution

    In the Time of the Revolution
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493038633

    The American Revolution was a war, but it was also a time, a span of history, in which some people fought, but most just lived. They thought, acted, worked, raised families, worshipped, built, sold, bought, and tried to live as best they could in a…

  • Nazi Germany

    Nazi Germany
    av Robert Smith Thompson, Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781465470218

    Understand the rise of a dangerous ideology. There is renewed interest in the Nazi Party that ruled Germany as a fascist state from 1933 to 1945 under the leadership of Adolf Hitler. However, the events that led to the rise of Nazism--and the near v…

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to The New World Order

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to The New World Order
    av Alan Axelrod

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781615640393

  • Mercenaries: A Guide to Private Armies and Private Military Companies

    Mercenaries: A Guide to Private Armies and Private Military Companies
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608712489

    Mercenaries: A Guide to Private Armies and Private Military Companies provides a comprehensive survey and guide to the mercenary forces, entrepreneurs, and corporations that are a major component of warfare today. Security, military advice, training…

  • Encyclopedia of the U.S. Marines

    Encyclopedia of the U.S. Marines
    av Alan Axelrod, PH.D.

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816047147

    Includes entries such as: Belleau Wood; Gregory ""Pappy"" Boyington; Cuban Rebellion; Guadalcanal; Inchon; Landing craft; Navajo Code Talkers; Lewis B ""Chesty"" Puller; Sniper team; Ruth Cheney Streeter; US Marine Corps Women's Reserve; War of 1812…

  • Vote!

    Vote!
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789213570

    This little volume is a visual history of U.S. electoral politics, starting with the earliest representative assemblies in the American colonies and concluding with the 2018 midterms that brought us AOC and the Squad. Through paintings, prints, phot…

  • 1001 Events That Made America

    1001 Events That Made America
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781426200212

    This handy, informative chronology of key events in our history sweeps from 45,000 B.C., when the first intrepid Asians crossed the Bering land bridge to populate North America, to the 21st century, which finds us the richest and most powerful count…

  • 100 Turning Points in Military History

    100 Turning Points in Military History
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493059485

    Arnold J. Toynbee, the most famous professional historian of the twentieth century, is widely quoted as having declared that "History is just one damn thing after another." This book argues that history is not about "things" at all but is all about…

  • 100 Turning Points in Military History

    100 Turning Points in Military History
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493037452

    The typical military history presents a chronicle of battles and wars and the commanders and troops who fought them. This book takes a different approach. It presents battles and wars and people aplenty, but they are not its ultimate subjects. This…

  • The Gilded Age

    The Gilded Age
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781454925750

    The Gilded Age is in the air! This beautifully designed, fully illustrated, insightful book by noted historian Alan Axelrod provides a vivid view of American life and thought during that era. The Gilded Age--the name coined by Mark Twain to refer to…

  • Full Faith and Credit

    Full Faith and Credit
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789212832

    What is the national debt? Who loses from it? Who profits from it? Why is it a greater threat to America than international terrorism? In direct, non-partisan language, this book follows the money and finds the answers. Conservative, Liberal, Republ…

  • Armies South, Armies North

    Armies South, Armies North
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493018628

    An argument settler--and starter--for Civil War buffs who want to know which side had the better soldiers: Armies South, Armies North definitively compares the military forces of both sides. Civil War buffs are always arguing over which side had the…

  • Political History of America's Wars

    Political History of America's Wars
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781568029566

    ''''Political History of AmericaAEs Wars is the first reference work to explore the legislative, social, and policy aspects of AmericaAEs major wars, rebellions, and insurrections. This new volume weaves together important primary source documents,…

  • Patton's Drive

    Patton's Drive
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762761319

    Patton's Drive tells the story of how a young man born to war-who believed himself the literal incarnation of all great warriors past-became a modern American general: in terms of enemy killed or captured, territory taken, and people liberated, the…

  • Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces v. 1

    Encyclopedia of the American Armed Forces v. 1
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816047000

    At a time when the question of war and what it means to serve our country is especially relevant, this essential reference provides a comprehensive, authoritative look at the American armed forces. Written by a well-known military historian, this tw…

  • Edison on Innovation

    Edison on Innovation
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780787994594

    In this fascinating exploration of one of the most celebrated and innovative minds, best-selling author Alan Axelrod cuts through the myths and reverence surrounding Edison's "genius" to show how the inventor was, in fact, an ordinary man who create…

  • Patton's Drive: The Making of America's Greatest General

    Patton's Drive: The Making of America's Greatest General
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781599215396

  • Ace Your Midterms & Finals

    Ace Your Midterms & Finals
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780070070103

    "Ace Your Midterms and Finals" is a new concept in test prep for a new generation of students. These class-tested guides feature: midterms and final examinations-one from each of the top universities throughout the country; an introductory essay def…

  • Patton on Leadership: Strategic Lessons for Corporate Warfare

    Patton on Leadership: Strategic Lessons for Corporate Warfare
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780735202979

    Drawing on General George Patton s decisive moves and distinctive style, Alan Axelrod'sPatton on Leadership gives executives and managers straightforward, practical lessons in dynamic, results-oriented management. This guide covers how to develop a…

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to American History

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to American History
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781592578696

    The compact history of a giant country. American history is one of those subjects that students frequently labor over and can seem like a random collection of names, dates, and events. Understood as a collective biography and free of the cheerleadi…

  • Charles Brockden Brown

    Charles Brockden Brown
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292729544

    Charles Brockden Brown: An American Tale is the first comprehensive literary, biographical, and cultural study of the novelist whom critic Leslie Fiedler has dubbed "the inventor of the American writer."The author of Wieland, Arthur Mervyn, Ormond,…

  • See American History: The Revolutionary War 1861-1865

    See American History: The Revolutionary War 1861-1865
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789212535

    For the first title in this series, Kunstler's paintings bring history to life with vivid, high-action portrayals of the primary events that won Americans their freedom from Britain: the Boston Tea Party, the Siege of Yorktown, Paul Revere's ride, a…

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War, 3rd Edition: An In-Depth Look at the Dramatic Course of This Conflict

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War, 3rd Edition: An In-Depth Look at the Dramatic Course of This Conflict
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781615640782

    A battle ready guide to the deadliest war in American history. Completely revised for the Sesquicentennial, The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the Civil War, Third Edition is a comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war. From the first shots…

  • Miracle at Belleau Wood

    Miracle at Belleau Wood
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780762761302

    Now in paperback!Military Book Club (R) Main Selection History Book Club (R) Featured Alternate*The battle that transformed a group of common soldiers into the modern-day Marine CorpsMiracle at Belleau Wood begins in June 1918 at Les Mare Farm in Fr…

  • The Middle East Conflict

    The Middle East Conflict
    av Alan Axelrod

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781615646395

    The Middle East is often a pressure cooker of upheaval and the threat of war. Complex dynamics are at work, both culturally and politically, and understanding conflict in this region starts with understanding both recent and ancient events. Noted hi…

  • The 20 Most Significant Events of the Civil War

    The 20 Most Significant Events of the Civil War
    av Alan Axelrod

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781510715202

    This is the first book to not only select the events that most influenced the causes and outcome of America's Civil War, but also to rank them in order of significance. In each of the book's 20 detailed essays, author/historian/speaker Alan Axelrod…