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- Scribner 2009; US$ 19.99
Through the lens of more than forty speeches from his presidency, George H. W. Bush takes a special look back on the momentous global events of 1989-1992 -- the fall of the Berlin Wall, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the liberation of Kuwait, to name a few -- and reminisces about what it was like to be president through such unprecedented times.... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2006; US$ 161.00
Through an expansive collection of primary source materials and original, informative introduction and headnotes, State of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric from Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush explores ways in which modern U.S. presidents have appealed directly to the public and how the public has responded. State of the Union: Presidential Rhetoric... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 96.00
Important lessons for policy makers are provided here as contributors evaluate the effectiveness of domestic economic policies and the recommendations of international organizations such as the World Bank regarding the economic development of developing countries. Challenges posed by debt problems, corruption, population dynamics, poverty, and the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 132.00
A welcome addition to the growing literature on the rhetorical presidency. The analyses on the various inaugural addresses are fascinating, especially in terms of the address preparation and degree of importance attached to the address by the president? Choice more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
Readers wont have to disassemble their favorite toys to discover what makes them work. This book explores electric, magnetic, and motion-powered toys from design to function. It introduces readers to the six simple machines and explains how they use force and motion to do work. Not every toy is a technological marvel. Readers learn about time-honored... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Disaster policies present a new challenge to the practitioners and students of global politics; this book explains how political science enriches the contribution of the social sciences to the study of disaster relief, aid and reconstruction following the major disaster events, both natural and man-made, of recent times. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Turbulence characterises the current global scene. This book uses complementary theoretical approaches to understand and help prescribe policies to ?re-frame? the regional development problem in turbulent times. These approaches are: evolutionary complexity; evolutionary economic geography; emergence theory; and resilience theory. From below, they... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 19.95
In his televised and widely watched speech to the nation on November 3, 1969, Pres. Richard M. Nixon introduced a phrase??silent majority??and a policy?Vietnamization of the war effort?that echo down to the present day. Nixon?s appearance on this night framed the terms in which much of the subsequent civil conflict and military strategy would be understood.... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 70.62
Henry Matz leistet einen Beitrag zur Reform der Mobiliarkreditsicherheiten - insbesondere der Eigentumssicherheiten - in Deutschland und der Schweiz. Er systematisiert aktuelle nationale und supranationale Gesetzgebungsansätze, untersucht Unterschiede anhand vergleichender Falllösungen und macht schließlich Reformvorschläge. Ein Ziel der Arbeit ist... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99
Thomas Sankara, often called the African Che Guevara, was president of Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries in Africa, until his assassination during the military coup that brought down his government. Although his tenure in office was relatively short, Sankara left an indelible mark on his country?s history and development. An avowed Marxist,... more...