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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
The United States witnessed an unprecedented failure of its political system in the mid-nineteenth century, resulting in a disastrous civil war that claimed the lives of an estimated 750,000 Americans. In his other acclaimed books about the American presidency, Fred Greenstein assesses the personal strengths and weaknesses of presidents from George... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 17.99
Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. The Problem of Presidential Rhetoric. 2. Rhetorical Simplification and the Anti-intellectual Presidency. 3. Creating the Anti-intellectual Presidency. 4. Substantive Impoverishment and the Anti-intellectual Presidency. 5. Institutionalizing the Anti-intellectual Presidency. 6. Defending and Indicting the Anti-intellectual... more...
- Adams Media 2012; US$ 7.95
Did George Washington really cut down his father's cherry tree? Who was the last president to have facial hair? Which U.S. president had a country's capital city named after him? Which president earned the nickname, "His Accidency"? With The Everything Kids' Presidents Book, you'll be at the head of your class after learning about the lives, legacies,... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
Did you know President John Quincy Adams had a pet alligator? He kept it in a bathtub in the East Room of the White House. But President Adams wasn't the only commander-in-chief with an unusual pet. Along with a menagerie of dogs, cats, horses and birds, presidents and their families also had pet snakes, raccoons, bears, cows, mice, and more. Meet... more...
- SAGE Publications, Inc 2012; US$ 58.00
Providing both a historical and contemporary perspective on presidential powers, The Powers of the Presidency guides readers through the presidency as a constitutional office, covering how it was shaped by design at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and by later constitutional amendments, Supreme Court decisions, and custom and precedent. It discusses... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00
The assassinations and attempted assassinations of American presidents were pivotal events that reverberated throughout the nation, even in cases where the murder was botched. The individuals behind each plot are often fascinating studies in obsession and distorted perception of reality—like President James Garfield's assassin, who spent an extra dollar... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2004; US$ 13.95
?What if you set off on a vacation trip in search of history?and your destination was the men who had been president?? Asking himself that tantalizing question, bestselling author and award-winning journalist Bob Greene embarked on a long journey across the breadth of the nation, hoping to spend time with Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter,... more...
- Atria Books 2005; US$ 31.99
"God bless my mother, all I am or ever hope to be I owe to her." -- Abraham Lincoln What are the family circumstances that have created our presidents? How did their upbring-ing shape their future and ours? New York Times bestselling author Doug Wead answers these questions in one of the most comprehensive studies of presidential families to... more...
- ICON Group International Inc. 2006; US$ 325.00
This report was created for strategic planners, international executives and import/export managers who are concerned with the market for citrus fruit juice excluding orange and grapefruit juices. With the globalization of this market, managers can no longer be contented with a local view. Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics that... more...