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New Books Shelf: Summer 2018

The following list represents titles newly acquired by ALIC.


  1. Adler, Jessica L. Burdens of war: creating the United States Veterans Health System. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. x, 353 pages.
    UB 369 A475 2017
  2. Anderson, Scott. Lawrence in Arabia: war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East. New York: Doubleday, 2013. xii, 577 pages.
    D 568.4 L45 A66 2013
  3. Becker, Marc (Professor of history. The FBI in Latin America: the Ecuador files. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. xii, 322 pages.
    F 3738 B43 2017
  4. Benton-Cohen, Katherine. Inventing the immigration problem: the Dillingham Commission and its legacy. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2018. 342 pages.
    JV 6483 B48 2018
  5. Brower, Kate Andersen. First in line: presidents, vice presidents, and the pursuit of power. New York: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018. xii, 336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates.
    JK 609.5 B76 2018
  6. Bueckner, Thomas R. Custer's other brother-in-law: the orders book of Lieutenant Frederic S. Calhoun. Vancouver, WA: Noreseman Ventures, 2015. 248 pages.
    F 594 B84 2015
  7. Cecil, Matthew. Branding Hoover's FBI: how the boss's PR men sold the Bureau to America. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. viii, 344 pages.
    HV 8144 F43 C423 2016
  8. Crane, Conrad C. American airpower strategy in World War II: bombs, cities, civilians, and oil. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2016. xv, 272 pages.
    D 790 C69 2016
  9. Daddis, Gregory A. Withdrawal: reassessing America's final years in Vietnam. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xvii, 300 pages.
    DS 558.2 D345 2017
  10. Dolin, Eric Jay. Brilliant beacons: a history of the American lighthouse. New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2016. xv, 541 pages, 8 leaves of plates.
    VK 1023 D65 2016
  11. Egerton, Douglas R. Thunder at the gates: the black Civil War regiments that redeemed America. New York: Basic Books, 2016. ix, 429 pages.
    E 492.9 E35 2016
  12. Emery, Theo. Hellfire boys: the birth of the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service and the race for the world's deadliest weapons. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2017. xxi, 535 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates.
    UG 447 E54 2017
  13. Ford, Eugene. Cold War monks: Buddhism and America's secret strategy in Southeast Asia. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. xi, 375 pages.
    BQ 4570 S7 F67 2017
  14. Gregg, Sara M. Managing the mountains: land use planning, the New Deal, and the creation of a federal landscape in Appalachia. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. xviii, 285 pages.
    HT 392.5 A7 G74 2013
  15. Harden, Blaine. The great leader and the fighter pilot: the true story of the tyrant who created North Korea and the young lieutenant who stole his way to freedom. New York: Viking, 2015. x, 290 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates.
    DS 935.7552 H27 2015
  16. Harden, Blaine. King of spies: the dark reign of America's spymaster in Korea. New York: Viking, 2017. viii, 260 pages, 16 pages of plates.
    DS 921.5 S8 N534 2017
  17. Hathaway, Oona Anne. The internationalists: how a radical plan to outlaw war remade the world. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017. xxii, 581 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates.
    D 727 H34 2017
  18. Jacobsen, Annie. The Pentagon's brain: an uncensored history of DARPA, America's top secret military research agency. New York: Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2016. viii, 552 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates.
    U 394 A75 J33 2016
  19. Jones, Howard. My Lai: Vietnam, 1968, and the descent into darkness. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxvi, 475 pages, 32 pages of plates.
    DS 557.8 M9 J77 2017
  20. Kehn, Donald M. In the highest degree tragic: the sacrifice of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet in the East Indies during World War II. [Lincoln]: Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2017. xiii, 513 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates.
    D 767.7 K44 2017
  21. Longley, Kyle. LBJ's 1968: power, politics, and the presidency in America's year of upheaval. Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press, 2018. xv, 361 pages.
    E 847 L63 2018
  22. Nichols, David A. Ike and McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhower's secret campaign against Joseph McCarthy. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. xiii, 385 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates.
    E 836 N5295 2018
  23. Pembleton, Matthew R. Containing addiction: the Federal Bureau of Narcotics and the origins of America's global drug war. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2017. xi, 391 pages.
    HV 5825 P42 2017
  24. Symonds, Craig L. World War II at sea: a global history. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxii, 770 pages.
    D 770 S87 2018
  25. Walker, J. Samuel. Most of 14th Street is gone: the Washington, DC riots of 1968. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. x, 185 pages.
    F 200 W235 2018
  26. Ziparo, Jessica. This grand experiment: when women entered the federal workforce in Civil War-era Washington, D.C. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. xii, 339 pages.
    E 628 Z58 2017