Books by William I. Hitchcock

THE AGE OF EISENHOWER by William I. Hitchcock
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 20, 2018

"Despite plenty of warts, Hitchcock's Eisenhower was a hardworking, skillful president. Jean Edward Smith's Eisenhower in War and Peace (2012) remains the best modern biography, but Hitchcock's is a worthy competitor."
A lengthy, well-documented argument that "the era from the end of the Second World War up to the presidency of John F. Kennedy deserves to be known as the Age of Eisenhower." Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 21, 2008

"An exercise in raining on the Greatest Generation's parade, best read by those who were not alive during that time."
The end of the Third Reich brought Nazi-occupied Europe a new set of troubles, maintains Hitchcock (History/Temple Univ.; The Struggle for Europe: The Turbulent History of a Divided Continent 1945 to the Present, 2003, etc.) in this thoroughly revisionist, middling history. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 21, 2003

"Scholarly without being tedious, a sturdy companion to Richard Vinen's A History in Fragments and other recent revisionist views of the Cold War."
A lucid, highly readable survey of modern European history. Read full book review >