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- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
The aim of this book is to conduct a critical survey of the main tools devised for the synthetic measurement of globalization processes. To this end, the first part of the book discusses the meaning of the concept considered, highlighting the different and often contradictory interpretations put forward in its regard in the literature. Subsequently... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.99
People around the world are confused and concerned. Is it a sign of strength or of weakness that the US has suddenly shifted from a politics of consensus to one of coercion on the world stage? What was really at stake in the war on Iraq? Was it all about oil and, if not, what else was involved? What role has a sagging economy played in pushing the... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.95
Born in Hastings, England, in 1888, Archibald Stansfeld Belaney spent a solitary childhood under the strict tutelage of two maiden aunts. As a young man, he escaped to Canada, where he whole-heartedly embraced life on the frontier in northern Ontario and Quebec, passing himself off as the son of a Scotsman and a Jicarilla Apache woman. After abandoning... more...
- Triumph Books 2009; US$ 29.99
The historic swearing-in of Barack Obama lives on in this 160-page commemorative photo book that documents the official ceremony, the parade, the crowds, the public and private moments, and the inaugural balls with all their finery. With images captured by the Washington Post's award-winning photographers and moments memorialized by Post writers, this... more...
- Potomac Books Inc. 2012; US$ 29.95
Our national identity is defined by what it means to be an American and whom we include and why when we talk about the American people. A countrys national identity is fluid, and Ian Reifowitz argues that President Barack Obama, by emphasizing the ideals Americans hold dear, hopes to redefine ours in a fundamental way. Obamas... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 44.20
Hauptbeschreibung This book asks if Barack Obama's election as the 44th President of the United States represented a paradigmatic shift in the political and cultural tides. It works to move beyond a renewed acknowledgement of the extraordinary symbolic value of a black man having become president in a country still rife with racial problems. Specifically,... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 16.99
Hauptbeschreibung Fast unbemerkt von der Öffentlichkeit zahlen Parlamentsfraktionen seit Jahren verfassungswidrige Zulagen in Millionenhöhe an eine Vielzahl von Abgeordneten in Bund und Ländern. Erlaubt sind Zusatzgehälter nach ständiger Rechtsprechung des Bundesverfassungsgerichts nur für Parlamentspräsidenten, Vizepräsidenten und Fraktionsvorsitzende.... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
Is Barack Obama the savior of liberalism?or the last liberal president? Charles R. Kesler's spirited analysis of Obama's political thought shows that he represents either a new birth of liberalism?or its demise. Who is Barack Obama? Though many of his own supporters wonder if he really believes in anything, Charles R. Kesler argues that these disappointed... more...
- Triumph Books 2009; US$ 11.99
Award-winning photojournalist, Pete Souza, documents the meteoric rise of the charismatic Barack Obama from his first day in the U.S. Senate right up to the Pennsylvania presidential primary. More than 80% of these candid and stunning photographs capturing private and political moments have not been seen before. Souza provides extended commentary... more...
- Liberties Press 2014; US$ 7.28
In little more than four years, Barack Obama rose from political obscurity to become the 44th president of the United States. His election win in November 2008 was a moment of enormous historical magnitude, greeted with an outpouring of emotion in the US and around the world. However, on taking office, Obama was faced with unparalleled challenges... more...