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- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 225.00
Presidential elections are the centerpiece of American democracy, as citizens go to the polls every four years to choose a new leader. Prior to the election of George Washington in 1789, no country in the world had ever peacefully transferred power in a national election. Today, we take this for granted, as American elections have become a model for... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 20.00
From his entrance into Democratic leadership circles in the 1950s through his years in the Kennedy administration and up until his last days, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., was always at the vital center of American politics. For more than half a century, the master historian recorded his experiences and opinions in journals that together form an intimate... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 54.00
Since George Washington delivered the first inaugural speech in 1789, every elected president has addressed the nation after taking the oath of office. These inspiring, uplifting, and informative inaugural addresses capture the spirit of the times and themood of the country every four years. Some rank among the landmark speeches in American history,... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 17.95
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., chronicles the short life of the Kennedy family's second presidential hopeful in "a story that leaves the reader aching for what cannot be recaptured" (Miami Herald). Schlesinger's account vividly recalls the forces that shaped Robert Kennedy, from his position as the third son of a powerful Irish Catholic political clan... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003; US$ 14.99
The Politics of Upheaval, 1935-1936, volume three of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.?s Age of Roosevelt series, concentrates on the turbulent concluding years of Franklin D. Roosevelt?s first term. A measure of economic recovery revived political conflict and emboldened FDR?s critics to denounce that man... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003; US$ 14.99
The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933, volume one of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.?s Age of Roosevelt series, is the first of three books that interpret the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of the early twentieth century in terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the spokesman and symbol of... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 14.99
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., first revealed the sequences that governed American politics over the past two centuries in The Cycles of American History. In this updated edition, the prominent political historian continues to reflect on the "recurring struggle between pragmatism and idealism in the American soul" (Time). Faced with a new century, a... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2004; US$ 14.99
From two-time Pulitzer Prizewinning historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., comes one of the most important and influential investigations of the American presidency. The Imperial Presidency traces the growth of presidential power over two centuries, from George Washington to George W. Bush, examining how it has both served and harmed the Constitution... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003; US$ 17.95
The Coming of the New Deal, 1933-1935, volume two of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.?s Age of Roosevelt series, describes Franklin Delano Roosevelt?s first tumultuous years in the White House. Coming into office at the bottom of the Great Depression, FDR told the American people that they have nothing to... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2002; US$ 18.95
As special assistant to the president, Arthur Schlesinger witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced the now legendary Kennedy administration. Schlesinger?s close relationship with JFK, as a politician and as a friend, has resulted in this authoritative yet intimate account in which the president ?walks through the pages, from... more...