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LBJ and the Presidential Management of Foreign Relations

by Paul Y. Hammond

In this insightful study, Paul Y. Hammond, an experienced analyst of bureaucratic politics, adapts and extends that approach to explain and evaluate the Johnson administration's performance in foreign relations...


From Ballot to Bench: Judicial Elections and the Quest for Accountability

by Philip L. Dubois

Over several decades, many U.S. states abandoned the practice of selecting their judges by direct popular election and adopted the Missouri Plan of judicial selection. In From Ballot to Bench, Philip L. Dubois...


Progressive Cities: The Commission Government Movement in America, 1901-1920

by Bradley Robert Rice

Although the commission government movement is often treated by historians as an element of the reform surge of the Progressive Era, this is the first full-scale study of the origins, spread, and decline of...


One Nation Under Siege

by Jocelyn Evans

Following the terrorist attacks of 9/11, America's political institutions underwent radical changes as they adapted to comprehensive security reforms. While the media exhaustively covered new security protocols...


The African Union and Its Institutions

by John Akokpari, Angela Ndinga-Muvumba & Tim Murithi

Written by eminent scholars on Africa and practitioners who have worked in or with the African Union (AU), this report brings together the analysis and research of 17 largely Pan-African scholars, policymakers,...


Zunami!: The 2009 South African Elections

by John Daniel & Roger Southall

Analyzing the South African general elections of April 2009, the voting trends and results, this investigation also ponders the future prospects for South Africa. Those elections were the most momentous and...


The American Revolution of 1800: How Jefferson Rescued Democracy from Tyranny and Faction-and What This Means Today

by Dan Sisson & Thom Hartmann

In this brilliant historical classic, Dan Sisson provides the definitive window into key concepts that have formed the backdrop of our democracy: the nature of revolution, stewardship of power, liberty, and...


The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea

by Paul Ryan

From the intellectual leader of the Republican party, an unvarnished look into the state of the conservative movement today and a clear plan for what needs to be done to save the American Idea.

THE WAY FORWARD...


Nixon's Secrets: The Rise, Fall, and Untold Truth about the President, Watergate, and the Pardon

by Roger Stone & Mike Colapietro

Learn the inside scoop on Watergate, the Ford Pardon, and the 18 ½ minute Gap.

Roger Stone, The New York Times bestselling author of The Man Who Killed Kennedy—the Case Against LBJ, gives the inside scoop on...


5 Steps to a 5 AP US Government and Politics, 2015 Edition

by Pamela Lamb

This easy-to-follow study guide includes a complete course review, full-length practice tests, and access to online quizzes and an AP Planner app!

5 Steps to a 5: AP U.S. Government & Politics features an effective,...


Ideologues and Presidents

by Thomas S. Langston & George C. Edwards III

Ideologues and Presidents argues that ideologues have been gaining influence since the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson. Johnson’s White House sought the help of liberals in formulating policy changes, yet...


International Governance, Regimes, and Globalization: Case Studies from Beijing and Taipei

by YU/CHOW/KAO (ED)

In the this collection, International Governance, Regimes, and Globalization, the writers explore international political relations and globalization by using specific examples from Beijing and Taipei. In December...


The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

by Rick Perlstein

The New York Times bestselling dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.

In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end...


The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972

by Douglas Brinkley & Luke Nichter

The famous—and infamous—Nixon White House tapes that reveal President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words


Acting Alone

by Bradley F. Podliska

Acting Alone: A Scientific Study of American Hegemony and Unilateral Use-of-Force Decision Making is a straight-forward analysis of unilateral U.S. military actions, which are dependent upon the power disparity...


Summary of Broken Government: How Republican Rule Destroyed the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches - John W. Dean

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by John W. Dean in his book “Broken Government: Hoe Republican Rule Destroyed the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches”....


Summary of The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court - Cliff Sloan and David McKean

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Cliff Sloan and David McKean in their book “The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court”....


Summary of Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court - Jan Crawford Greenburg

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Jan Crawford Greenburg in his book “Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of the struggle for Control of the United States Supreme...


Summary of Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Econony - BILL CLINTON

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Bill Clinton in his book “Back to Work, Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy”. This summary offers a concise...


Summary of Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government - Glenn Beck

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Glenn Beck in his book “Arguing with Idiots: How to Stop Small Minds and Big Government”. This summary offers a concise overview...