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- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 12.99
Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. The Problem of Presidential Rhetoric. 2. Rhetorical Simplification and the Anti-intellectual Presidency. 3. Creating the Anti-intellectual Presidency. 4. Substantive Impoverishment and the Anti-intellectual Presidency. 5. Institutionalizing the Anti-intellectual Presidency. 6. Defending and Indicting the Anti-intellectual... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 18.99
On October 24, 1929, America met the greatest economic devastation it had ever known. In this first installment of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Freedom from Fear, Kennedy tells how America endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of that unprecedented calamity. Kennedy vividly demonstrates that the economic crisis of the 1930s was more than a reaction... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 12.95
Politics and sex. Nothing captures the attention of the media -- and satisfies the public's thirst for schadenfreude -- quite like our elected officials getting caught with their pants down. In The Little Quiz Book of Big Political Sex Scandals , renowned satirist and New York Times bestselling author Paul Slansky provides a guided tour of this... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 56.35
Featuring a new cover design, CQ Presss Congressional Roll Call continues to be the definitive reference source of congressional voting information for students, scholars, political professionals, and all citizens who want to be informed about their representatives voting records. Congressional Roll Call 2007 provides an objective, authoritative... more...
- Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 33.95
Any history that touts itself as unconventional is bound to raise some hackles when it challenges traditional interpretations of our nation?s past. Yet history is continually under revision. This 2-volume work, covering America's first 300 years, differs from others in seeking to debunk numerous flattering and conventionally accepted myths. Reading... more...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 12.95
What does Miley Cyrus have in common with Sacagawea? How could Steve Jobs have helped Eisenhower? What does the moon landing have to do with the Hilton sisters? In less time than it takes to recite the preamble to the Constitution, most Americans can spout off all their U.S. history knowledge. (Hint: it starts with ?In 1492? and ends with ?sailed the... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 34.95
This is the first systematic history of U.S. efforts to help forge a settlement between India and Pakistan on the Kashmir question.Former ambassador Howard B. Schaffer draws on interviews with senior American officials, historical research, and his decades of experience in South Asia to explain and evaluate three generations of U.S. activities... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 114.00
A full-color atlas that spans the breadth of American history, from the precolonial times. Vivid photographs, illustrations, and maps are combined with graphs, charts, and boxed features. Beginning with the earliest settlement of the Americas more than 12,000 years ago, this atlas integrates detailed maps with narrative text. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
This book examines the dramatic unfolding of US occupation, withdrawal, and intervention in the Korean peninsula in the past and sheds light on the broader issue of US military occupations of other countries in the twentieth first century. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
In the past decade, economic chaos, the War on Terror, climate change, nuclear proliferation, political divisions, and a variety of other issues have caused tension among nations and within the United States. Although America stood alone as the world's only superpower at the turn of the century, many question whether it can maintain its influential... more...