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Eisenhower: The Public Relations President

by Pam Parry & Mary Jean Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower is this nation’s most transformative public relations president, not because he was the best practitioner to occupy the Oval Office but because he embraced public relations as vital to...


A Charge Kept: The Record of the Bush Presidency 2001 - 2009

by George W. Bush & Marc A. Thiessen

We have served America through one of the most consequential periods of our history... President George W. Bush, 2006 State of the Union


Centrist Rhetoric: The Production of Political Transcendence in the Clinton Presidency

by Antonio de Velasco

Focused on the centrist rhetoric of President Bill Clinton, Centrist Rhetoric explores questions about the basic nature and function of pleas to transcend partisan division. Using close textual analysis in the...


Power Grab: Obama's Dangerous Plan for a One Party Nation

by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann

America is at a crossroads - we can choose the path of the Founding Fathers and keep a strong constitutional government that thrives on our bipartisan spirit, or opt for President Barack Obama's dream: a nation...


Playing President: My Close Ecounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I, Reagan, and Clinton--and How They Did Not Prepare Me for George W. Bush

by Robert Scheer

Award-wnning L.A. Times columnist Scheer offers unique insider perspectives on every president from Nixon to Bush Jr.


The Obama Presidency in the Constitutional Order: A First Look

by Melanie Marlowe, Carol McNamara, Anthony Corrado & James W. Ceaser et al.

The Obama administration is shaping up to be one of the most consequential in recent American history. In this book, a diverse group of presidential scholars step back from the partisan debate to consider the...


Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration

by Michael J. Pomante Ii & Scot Schraufnagel

This dictionary has over 200 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, including the president, his advisors, his family, his opponents, and his critics, as well as members of Congress, military leaders,...


American Ideal: Theodore Roosevelt's Search for American Individualism

by Paul M. Rego

This book takes Theodore Roosevelt seriously as a man of ideas, a thinker who was deeply committed to addressing the problems of his generation. It also is a study of TR as a leader, one who used rhetoric and...


Presidential Lessons in Leadership: What Executives (and Everybody Else) Can Learn from Six Great American Presidents

by Ron Felber

This book crystallizes the methods of leadership from America's greatest presidents during moments of personal challenge and turns them into concrete lessons that business leaders, and anyone interested in becoming...


George Bush's War

by Jean Edward Smith

George Bush's War by Jean Edward Smith chronicles the complete history of the 1991 Persian Gulf War. Smith takes the reader from the politics of Desert Shield to the military action of Desert Storm.

"Expressing...


The Cavalier Presidency: Executive Power and Prerogative in Times of Crisis

by Justin P. DePlato

In The Cavalier Presidency, author Justin P. DePlato analyzes the theory of executive emergency power across a wide breadth of philosophical history and reviews seven U.S. presidencies, concluding that presidents...


Wit and Wisdom of the American Presidents: A Book of Quotations

by Joslyn Pine

Over 400 memorable quotes: Coolidge's "The chief business of America is business," Carter's "Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread," Bush's "Read my lips: no new taxes," many...


Killing Machine: The American Presidency in the Age of Drone Warfare

by Lloyd C. Gardner

With Obama’s election to the presidency in 2008, many believed the United States had entered a new era: Obama came into office with high expectations that he would end the war in Iraq and initiate a new foreign...


Democratic Vanguardism: Modernity, Intervention, and the Making of the Bush Doctrine

by Michael Harland

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...


The Keys to the White House: A Surefire Guide to Predicting the Next President

by Allan J. Lichtman

Prominent political analyst and historian, Allan J. Lichtman, presents thirteen historical factors, or 'keys,' that have successfully predicted the outcome of presidential elections from 1860 to 2004.


Patrick Henry-Onslow Debate: Liberty and Republicanism in American Political Thought

by H. Lee Cheek Jr., Sean R. Busick & Carey M. Roberts

In 1826 Americans witnessed the spectacle of President John Quincy Adams and Vice-President John C. Calhoun taking to the press to debate the nature of power and liberty under the pseudonyms “Patrick Henry”...


The Presidency and Economic Policy

by Chris J. Dolan, John Frendreis & Raymond Tatalovich

The Presidency and the Economic Policy offers an update on how economic issues have developed and evolved since the first version of the book was published in 1994. This book addresses the extent to which the...


Lessons from a Diplomatic Life: Watching Flowers from Horseback

by Marshall P. Adair

This first-hand account of the author’s work with foreign governments and populations provides a unique outlook that has critical policy implications today. Through this retelling, Adair illuminates how the...


Rivals for Power: Presidential-Congressional Relations

by James A. Thurber

Rivals for Power is a penetrating and up-to-date description of the power struggle between the president and Congress. In it, leading congressional and presidential scholars and knowledgeable former public officials...


The Wit and Wisdom of Lee Kuan Yew

by Kuan Yew Lee

Lee Kuan Yew played the pivotal role in Singapore’s transition from British Crown Colony to independent developing nation, and on to the economically powerful and diplomatically influential city-state it is...