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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 37.99
Every four years following the presidential election, the Institute of Politics at Harvard University convenes a distinguished gathering of campaign managers, media commentators, and interested political observers to reflect on presidential campaign strategies from the earliest primaries through Election Day. The result is a book, and the 2008 election... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07
The Performance of Politics develops a new way of looking at democratic struggles for power, explaining what happened, and why, during the 2008 presidential campaign in the United States. Drawing on vivid examples taken from a range of media coverage, participant observation at a Camp Obama, and interviews with leading political journalists, Jeffrey... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 28.99
Barack Obama?s inauguration as president on January 20, 2009, inspired the world. But the great promise of "Change We Can Believe In" was immediately tested by the threat of another Great Depression, a worsening war in Afghanistan, and an entrenched and deeply partisan system of business as usual in Washington. Despite all the coverage, the backstory... more...
- Scribner 2007; US$ 26.00
With its barbecues, new Cadillacs, and $4,000 snakeskin cowboy boots, Texas is all about power and money -- and the power that money buys. This detailed and wide-scope account shows how a group of wealthy Texas Republicans quietly hijacked American politics for their own gain. Getting George W. Bush elected, we learn, was just the tip of the iceberg....... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States has opened a new chapter in the country?s long and often tortured history of inter-racial and inter-ethnic relations. Many relished in the inauguration of the country?s first African American president ? an event foreseen by another White House aspirant, Senator Robert Kennedy,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This edited volume is an innovative analysis of President Barack Obama?s foreign policy, security and counter-terrorism policy, specifically within the context of ending the now infamous War on Terror. The book adopts a comparative approach, analysing change and continuity in US foreign policy during Obama?s first term in office vis-à-vis the foreign... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
?Nearly forty years after I first got involved, I remain captivated by the possibilities of politics and public service. In fact, I believe that my chosen profession is a noble calling. That?s why I wanted to be a part of it.? ?Joe Biden As a United States senator from Delaware since 1973, Joe Biden has been an intimate witness to the major events... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.99
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...
- Regnery Publishing 2009; US$ 27.99
Tough Times Call for Tough Action In American Grit, nationally syndicated columnist Tony Blankley warns that the administration of Barack Obama is a potential disaster at a dangerous time for America. Challenging Americans to recapture the spirit of sacrifice that has historically characterized our nation, Blankley demonstrates how Obama's agenda,... more...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 25.00
Lapdogs is the first book to demonstrate that, for the entire George W. Bush presidency, the news media have utterly failed in their duty as watchdog for the public. In blistering prose, Eric Boehlert reveals how, time after time, the press chose a soft approach to covering the government, and as a result reported and analyzed crucial events incompletely... more...