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- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99
Democratic Vanguardism explores the origins, development, and implication of the United States? policy after 9/11 to promote democracy by force and thereby advance its national security. It explores disputes among political theorists, elected statesmen, and public intellectuals to help enrich our understanding of this most fraught period in American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Beyond the Sound Barrier examines twentieth-century fictional representations of popular music-particularly jazz-in the fiction of James Weldon Johnson, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Langston Hughes, and Toni Morrison. Kristin K. Henson argues that an analysis of musical tropes in the work of these four authors suggests that cultural "mixing" constitutes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
As the controversial presidency of George W. Bush draws to a close, this work provides the first dispassionate, even-handed assessment of Bush's years in office. Widely respected scholar and author Steven E. Schier goes beyond the perspective of contemporary political commentary, and draws on wide-ranging literature about presidential history and strategy... more...
- Potomac Books 2012; US$ 24.95
The military adventure that George W. Bush embarked on within months of his inauguration in 2001 was to eclipse everything else in his presidency. His name will forever be synonymous with the ?war on terror.? What started as a military response to al Qaeda?s attacks in New York and Washington on 9/11, with the goal of neutralizing al Qaeda and its... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 19.95
John Brady Kiesling, a twenty-year veteran of the foreign service, publicly resigned his position as political counselor of the U.S. Embassy in Athens in February 2003 to protest the Bush administration?s impending invasion of Iraq. He believed that the security, economic, and moral costs of this war, including the blackening of America?s image abroad,... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; Not Available
Some of today?s most prominent experts on the American presidency offer their perspectives, commentary, and analyses in this volume of studies, commissioned by the Fulbright Institute of International Relations and the Blair Center of Southern Politics and Culture, both at the University of Arkansas. With a shared focus on Bush?s decision-making... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99
In The Folly of Empire , John B. Judis shows that history teaches valuable lessons that have allowed our leaders to avoid repeating past mistakes. Judis demonstrates how later presidents drew upon the painful lessons learned by Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson when they tried to use American power unilaterally to carve out a world in their image.... more...
- Touchstone 2002; US$ 10.95
"Most of you probably didn't know that I have a new book out. Some guy put together a collection of my wit and wisdom -- or, as he calls it, my accidental wit and wisdom. [Laughter] But I'm kind of proud that my words are already in book form." -- President George W. Bush, discussing and reading from George W. Bushisms By now, most of you... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2002; US$ 16.00
With his unmatched investigative skill, Bob Woodward tells the behind-the-scenes story of how President George W. Bush and his top national security advisers, after the initial shock of the September 11 attacks, led the nation to war. Extensive quotations from the secret deliberations of the National Security Council -- and firsthand revelations... more...
- Touchstone 2003; US$ 10.95
"There's an old saying in Tennessee -- I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee -- that says, fool me once, shame on -- shame on you. Fool me -- you can't get fooled again." With signature remarks like these, it's hardly surprising that George W. Bush's malapropisms have become renowned around the world. Editions of Bushisms have become bestsellers... more...