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Apocalypse ManagementEisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Ira Chernus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For eight years President Dwight Eisenhower claimed to pursue peace and national security. Yet his policies entrenched the United States in a seemingly permanent cold war, a spiraling nuclear arms ... More

From Hot War to ColdThe U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

From Hot War to Cold: The U.S. Navy and National Security Affairs, 1945–1955

Jeffrey G. Barlow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756662
eISBN:
9780804770965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756662.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book discusses the role of the U.S. Navy within the country's national security structure during the first decade of the Cold War from the perspective of the service's senior uniformed officer, ... More

Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech

Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech

Victoria Saker Woeste

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772341
eISBN:
9780804783736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772341.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Henry Ford is remembered in American lore as the ultimate entrepreneur—the man who invented assembly-line manufacturing and made automobiles affordable. Largely forgotten is his side career as a ... More

Stanford in TurmoilCampus Unrest, 1966–1972

Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Richard W. Lyman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book provides a rare insider's look at one school's experience of dramatic political unrest during the late 1960s and early 1970s. It provides a unique perspective on the events that roiled the ... More

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