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Bibliography - Series 3

  • Reynolds, David, America, Empire of Liberty: A New History (London: Allen Lane, 2009) - the book linked to this Radio 4 series, published in January, provides a fuller guide to reading.
  • Asbell, Bernard, The Pill: A Biography of the Drug that Changed the World (New York: Random House, 1995)
  • Berman, William C, America's Right Turn: From Nixon to Clinton(2nd edn, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998)
  • Campbell-Kelly, Martin, and William Aspray, Computer: A History of the Information Machine (New York: Basic Books, 1996)
  • Dallek, Robert, Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power (London: Penguin, 2007)
  • Daniels, Roger, Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American life (New York: Perennial, 2002)
  • Fairclough, Adam, Better Day Coming: Blacks and Equality, 1890-2000 (New York: Penguin, 2002)
  • Ferguson, Niall, Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire (London: Penguin, 2005)
  • Freedman, Lawrence, Kennedy's Wars: Berlin, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam (New York: Oxford University Press, 2000)
  • Frost, Elizabeth, and Kathryn Cullen-DuPont, Women's Suffrage in America: An Eyewitness History (Oxford: Facts on File, 1992)
  • Gaddis, John Lewis, We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997)
  • Goldfield, David, Black, White, and Southern: Race Relations and Southern Culture, 1940 to the Present ((Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1990).
  • Halper, Stefan, and Jonathan Clarke, America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order ((Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004)
  • Jackson, Kenneth T, Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States (New York: Oxford University Press, 1985)
  • Leffler, Melvyn P, For the Soul of Mankind: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War (New York: Hill and Wang, 2007).
  • McPherson, James M, 'To the Best of My Ability': The American Presidents (London: DK Publishing, 2004)
  • Martin, William, With God on Our Side: The Rise of the Religious Right in America (New York: Broadway Books, 1996).
  • May, Elaine Tyler, Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era (New York: Basic Books, 1988).
  • Milner, Clyde A, II, Carol A. O'Connor and Martha A. Sandweiss, eds, The Oxford History of the American West (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994).
  • Patterson, James T, Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996).
  • Patterson, James T, Restless Giant: The United States from Watergate to Bush vs. Gore (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005)
  • Reynolds, David,, One World Divisible: A Global History since 1945 (London: Penguin, 2000).
  • Toobin, Jeffrey, The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court (New York: Anchor Books, 2008)
  • Westad, Odd Arne, The Global Cold War (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005).



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