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Arms Of Destruction: Ranking The World's Best Land Weapons of World War II

Robert A. Slayton - History - 2004 - 256 pages
World War II left behind a legacy of bloodshed and glory - but its military technology still ignites debate. What was the best tank of war? Does the 8mm cannon live up to its ...
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Back of the Yards: The Making of a Local Democracy

Robert A. Slayton - History - 1988 - 278 pages
"Robert A. Slayton's Back of the Yards is one of the finest accounts I have ever read on an urban, working-class neighborhood in twentieth-century America. Its focus on family ...
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Master of the Air: William Tunner and the Success of Military Airlift

Robert A. Slayton - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 291 pages
everything it needed to survive from food to a winter's supply of coal - but made it a brilliant success, astonishing the world in a major public relations defeat for the ...
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Beauty in the City: The Ashcan School

Robert A. Slayton - Art - 2017 - 216 pages
Presents a major new interpretation of the Ashcan School of Art, arguing that these artists made the working-class city at the turn of the century a subject for beautiful art ...
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The First Hurrah: A Biography of Alfred E. Smith

Richard O'Connor - Politicians - 1970 - 318 pages
U.S. Politician (4-time) Democratic governor of New York and the first Roman Catholic to run for U.S. presidency (1928).
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Al Smith: Hero of the Cities : a Political Portrait Drawing on the Papers of ...

Matthew Josephson, Hannah Geffen Josephson, Frances Perkins - Biography & Autobiography - 1969 - 505 pages
Freshly examined and balanced if admiring account of Smith, his background, political development from ward politician to New York governor and presidential candidate ...
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Happy Days Are Here Again: The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of ...

Steve Neal - Political Science - 2004 - 371 pages
Draws on a wealth of primary sources and new information to trace the events of the 1932 Democratic Convention in Chicago, profiling the contenders who, along with FDR ...
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The Revolution of ’28: Al Smith, American Progressivism, and the Coming of ...

Biography & Autobiography - 2018 - 298 pages
The Revolution of ’28 explores the career of New York governor and 1928 Democratic presidential nominee Alfred E. Smith. Robert Chiles peers into Smith’s work and uncovers a ...
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