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- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 161.00
In early 2000, the Center for the Study of the Presidency organized a group of eminent scholars to examine key cases of Presidential success and failure and the lessons learned. Leading presidential researchers and writers provided 76 case studies organized in nine broad subject areas.||After surveying the broad sweep of presidential concerns, the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Bad Presidents seeks to interpret the meaning of presidential 'badness' by investigating the ways in which eleven presidents were 'bad.' The author brings a unique, and often amusing perspective on the idea of the presidency, and begins a new conversation about the definition of presidential success and failure. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00
Accidental presidents, those who assume office as a result of death, assassination or resignation, struggle to establish their legitimacy. This book examines and evaluates the strategies of nine accidental presidents, from John Tyler to Gerald Ford, to demonstrate authority and their capacity to govern. more...
- The Floating Press 1918; US$ 7.99
The Education of Henry Adams is the autobiography of the Bostonian Henry Adams. As he approached his seventieth birthday when "the mind wakes to find itself looking blankly into the void of death," Adams wrote and privately printed 100 copies of his "Education", a reflection on the incredible events of the 19th century. Adams meditates... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
The Education of Henry Adams is among the oddest and most enlightening books in American literature. Henry Adams was the grandson of a President and the great-grandson of another one. He was also the son of the American Ambassador to England, and his secretery. As such he rubbed elbows, literally, with Presidents from Abraham Lincoln to Theodore... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 4.50
A pro-American look at history calls for a celebration of American achievement, discussing how the pilgrims staved off starvation, facts behind the song ""Yankee Doodle Dandy,"" the mystery behind Zachary Taylor's death, and more. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.95
At last, a historian tells the truth about America?s role in the world?refuting the lies of anti-American propagandists. Left-wing critics?both at home and abroad?relish blasting our country for being the world?s sole superpower, or even an ?imperialist? power. But as acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander shows in How America Got It Right... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
An important, massively researched and revelation-filled work of history that uncovers how decisions made by the first Bush White House preordained the current administration?s decision to invade Iraq. ?Is this a one-time thing, or should we foreshadow more to come?? This was the prophetic question posed by National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 44.95
After more than four decades the Cold War ended with the sudden collapse of the Soviet Union. Almost simultaneously China emerged as the new potential disruptor of international stability, with Beijing replacing Moscow as the key source of Western insecurity. Drawing upon extensive primary resources, Ali questions the logic behind this perception,... more...
- Random House Group Ltd 2010; US$ 8.00
" I was not born into money or status. I was born to a teenage mom in Hawaii, and my dad left us when I was two. But my family gave me love, they gave me education, and most of all they gave me hope... " Punctuated with his own words, this biography traces the people, places and experiences that made Barack Obama the powerful man he is... more...