Turner’s portrait of this unique American figure is balanced, thoughtful, and readable. It is a book that no student of the American West can afford to ignore.
Organized philanthropy was one of the most distinctive features of American life in the twentieth century yet is rarely studied as such. That is the ambitious and important task Zunz set for himself in this substantive book.
Wide ranging, deeply researched, and clearly expressed, Preston’s history of the influence of religion on U.S. foreign policy, from Colonial times through the Obama administration, is a landmark in the field of American foreign policy studies.
Sanger is one of the leading national security reporters in the United States, and this astonishingly revealing insider’s account of the Obama administration’s foreign policy process is a triumph of the genre.