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- Sourcebooks 2012; US$ 18.99
Behind the White House's impressive facade lies the long history of the men who have lived and governed within it's walls. From births to deaths, weddings to funerals, the White House has seen it all. In Best Little Stories from the White House, author C. Brian Kelly takes us on a tour of the White House's fascinating history, giving us a glimpse... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 42.99 US$ 38.69
Based on extensive data sets from national election studies in nine major democracies, this book brings together leading experts to assess the impact of political leaders on voting patterns. This is the first major book-length treatment of the importance of leaders' personality on the outcome of democratic elections. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
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...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 16.80
SOEHARTO: The Life and Legacy of Indonesia's Second President is the biography of a man who rose from a humble farming background to become one of the most important political figures in Asia. This insightful narrative traces his life from his birth in 1921, through his long tenure as president to his present life, one that is far divorced from... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This book examines the political leadership of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, one of the nationalists? leaders who fought for Nigeria?s independence. His model of leadership and perseverance is one to be emulated and studied as he implemented an economic development program that brought far reaching changes to not only Nigeria, but all of Africa. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 26.99 US$ 24.29
This collection of essays, edited by Joel D. Aberbach and Mark A. Peterson and written by leading scholars, examines the evolution of the presidency and the executive branch as related to civic participation and democracy itself. It provides an analysis of the president's role in developing foreign and domestic policy and how they influence the policy... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
With his election to the Ukrainian presidency, Viktor Yushchenko became a hero throughout the world for his courage in the face of nearly overwhelming adversity. Will Yushchenko be able to keep his campaign promises? This is an illustrated biography of the leader of one of the world's most significant nascent democracies. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Hamid Karzai made history on December 7, 2004, when he was officially sworn in as Afghanistan's first democratically elected president. Can he bring order and stability to his war-weary nation? This book tackles such questions, while giving insights into the background and tactics of one of the world's most crucial decision-makers. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99
In this book, Paul Lawrence and Mark Abramson build on their extensive interviews with 42 Obama Administration political executives over the past four years. Political executives from numerous federal agencies were interviewed about the challenge of managing in government and the activities undertaken by their agencies. more...