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  • The Syntax Workbookby Andrew Carnie

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.62

    The Syntax Workbook was written as a response to the students and instructors who, over the years, have requested more problem sets that give greater experience in analyzing syntactic structure. Aligned chapter-by-chapter with Carnie’s bestselling textbook, this workbook provides over 120 new exercises on all of the major topics in generative... more...

  • Epic Journeyby James W. Ceaser

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 31.99

    With President George W. Bush's approval ratings at record lows, the 2008 election was a contest that Democrats were predicted to win. And with Barack Obama's victory over John McCain, they did. But it was the highly unlikely journey to this likely destination that set this presidential election apart from others. more...

  • New Directions in the American Presidencyby Lori Cox Han

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 51.95

    The study of the American presidency, both as a political institution and the men who have held the office, is one of the most fascinating and dynamic fields of study within American government. New Directions in the American Presidency takes a current look at the various issues facing the presidency and provides a "state of the art" overview of... more...

  • The Presidential Differenceby Fred I. Greenstein

    Free Press 2001; US$ 25.00

    As Americans choose and install a new president for a new century they could do no better than to read this work by one of our keenest observers of the modern presidency. Drawing on a quarter-century's immersion in the presidential record and scores of interviews, Fred I. Greenstein provides a fascinating and instructive account of the qualities that... more...

  • The 2000 Presidential Election and the Foundations of Party Politicsby Richard Johnston; Michael G. Hagen; Kathleen Hall Jamieson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    An examination of the US electoral process, providing an integrated account of the 2000 campaign. more...

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  • How the President Is Electedby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    The election of a president is an important event in American politics. While the concept is the same, the process of electing presidents has changed considerably: the rise of television and the Internet has greatly increased the information available to voters. This work reveals what it takes to run for president, and how candidates are chosen. more...

  • The Presidencyby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Since April 30, 1789, when George Washington stepped onto the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City, 43 men have assumed the title of President of the US. This book examines how these men have put their own stamp on the executive branch, and discusses how it has evolved as a reflection of their personalities and their visions for the country. more...

  • American Royaltyby Matthew T. Corrigan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 37.00

    The Bush-Clinton families' hold on the American presidency is a danger to the presidency itself and to American democracy. This book will highlight the problems and the consequences of combining the most powerful political office in the world with family legacies. more...

  • The American Presidency: A Very Short Introductionby Charles O. Jones

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    This marvelously concise survey is packed with information about the presidency, some of it quite surprising. We learn, for example, that the Founders adopted the word "president" over "governor" and other alternatives because it suggested a light hand, as in one who presides, rather than rules. Indeed, the Constitutional Convention first agreed to... more...