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  • Presidential Campaignsby Paul F. Jr. Boller

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99

    Were presidential campaigns always as bitter as they have been in recent years? Or is the current style of campaigning a new political development? In this revised and updated edition of Presidential Campaigns the answers to these questions are clear: the race for the presidency, although at times mean and nasty, has always been an endlessly entertaining... more...

  • Americans at the Gateby Carl J. Bon Tempo

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 25.95 US$ 23.61

    Unlike the 1930s, when the United States tragically failed to open its doors to Europeans fleeing Nazism, the country admitted over three million refugees during the Cold War. This dramatic reversal gave rise to intense political and cultural battles, pitting refugee advocates against determined opponents who at times successfully slowed admissions.... more...

  • The Public Papers of Governor Edward T. Breathitt, 1963-1967by Edward Breathitt; Kenneth E. Harrell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 75.00

    Edward Thompson Breathitt Jr. served as governor of Kentucky from December 12, 1967. The Breathitt administration was notable for its close ties with the national administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson and with Johnson's Great Society programs. Governor Breathitt led successful campaigns for economic and industrial development, civil rights... more...

  • Speaking of Freedomby George H.W. Bush

    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...

  • The Great Silent Majorityby Karlyn Kohrs Campbell

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; Not Available

    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...

  • The Public Papers of Governor Martha Layne Collins, 1983-1987by Martha Layne Collins; Elizabeth Duffy Fraas

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 75.00

    This volume presents the important speeches and correspondence of Governor Martha Layne Collins, the first and only woman to be elected governor of Kentucky. Papers from the state archives chronicle the agenda and rhetoric that Collins, a former schoolteacher, used to accomplish the intertwining goals of education reform and economic development.... more...

  • The Public Papers of Governor Bert T. Combsby Bert T. Combs; George W. Robinson; John Ed Pearce

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This volume presents the most important public papers of Bert T. Combs during the four years he served as governor of Kentucky. Arranged chronologically, the papers reveal the policy of the Combs administration as it evolved in the early years of the 1960s and show how the governor dealt with varying concurrent problems. Although this collection... more...

  • Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Changeby Patrick G. Coy

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 149.99

    Research in Social Movements Conflicts and Change showcases deeply empirical and often multi-method research by senior and junior scholars alike. Comparative analysis and qualitative case studies push into new territories in this illuminating and important research which seeks to define and advance the multiple fields reflected in the series title. more...

  • Inside Gitmoby Gordon Cucullu

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99

    The U.S. military detention center at Guantánamo Bay—known to the public as Gitmo—has been called the American Gulag, a scene of medieval horrors where innocent farmers and goat herders swept up in Afghanistan and Iraq have been sequestered, tortured, and abused for years on end without access to legal counsel or basic medical services. Gordon Cucullu,... more...

  • The Annual Messages of the Presidents of Liberia 1848–2010by D.Elwood Dunn; D.Elwood Dunn

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 601.00

    Every year since 1848 Liberian presidents have delivered a state of the nation address to the Liberian National Legislature reflecting the various facets of the political, social, economic and ethno-cultural situation of the country. Liberia, the first and – for more than a century – the only independent state in Sub-Saharan Africa,... more...