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Eisenhower: The Public Relations President

by Pam Parry & Mary Jean Eisenhower Lexington Books (October 30, 2014)

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...


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

by Antonio de Velasco Lexington Books (March 08, 2010)

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...


The Article V Amendatory Constitutional Convention: Keeping the Republic in the Twenty-First Century

by Thomas E. Brennan Lexington Books (October 08, 2014)

This book is the first full-length entry into the academic debate about Article V by an author with judicial credentials. It includes the proposal of a plan to conduct an Article V convention. The work will...


Mitt Romney in His Own Words

by Phillip Hines Threshold Editions (April 03, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has articulated his vision for America’s future in an election-year tumult of campaign speeches and media interviews; now, this essential collection of Romney’s...


Dreamers and Deceivers

by Glenn Beck Threshold Editions (October 28, 2014)

From #1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck, the powerful follow-up to his national bestseller Miracles and Massacres, which was praised as “moving, provocative, and masterful”...


The Little Black Book of Political Wisdom

by Sanford L. Jacobs Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

Politics. It’s a word that carries a great deal of weight, and there have been many words spoken about it ever since human beings decided it might be a good idea to come down from the trees and form some kind...


Rise of ISIS

by Jay Sekulow, Jordan Sekulow, Robert W Ash & David French Howard Books (September 15, 2014)

THE DEFINITIVE BOOK ON ISIS

Jay Sekulow, one of America’s most influential attorneys, closely examines the rise of the terrorist groups ISIS and Hamas, explains their objectives and capabilities and how, if...


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

by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann Humanix Books (February 23, 2014)

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...


The Cynic

by Alec MacGillis Simon & Schuster (September 16, 2014)

From a dogged political reporter, an investigation into the political education of Mitch McConnell and an argument that this powerful Senator embodies much of this country’s political dysfunction.

Based on...


The Man Who Killed Kennedy

by Roger Stone & Mike Colapietro Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

"We appreciate Roger Stone, he is one tough cookie." - President Trump

The sensational New York Times bestseller, now in paperback.

Find out how and why LBJ had JFK assassinated.

The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The...


Natural Law and Evangelical Political Thought

by Micah Watson, Bryan T. McGraw, Jesse Covington & Robert P. George et al. Lexington Books (November 16, 2012)

This volume explores the problems and prospects attending evangelical engagement with natural law as a key feature for political thought. Engaging theology, philosophy, political theory and biblical studies,...


The Future, Declassified

by Mathew Burrows St. Martin's Press (September 09, 2014)

Twenty-five years ago when Mathew Burrows went to work for the CIA as an intelligence analyst, the world seemed frozen. Then came the fall of the Berlin Wall and the implosion of the Soviet Union; suddenly,...


The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea

by Paul Ryan Twelve (August 19, 2014)

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.

In The Way Forward...


Killing Congress: Assassinations, Attempted Assassinations and Other Violence against Members of Congress

by Nancy E. Marion & Willard Oliver Lexington Books (July 22, 2014)

Killing Congress: Assassinations, Attempted Assassinations, and other Violence Enacted on Members of the U.S. Congress analyzes all assassinations, attempted assassinations, and other violent acts carried out...


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

by Shawn S. F. Kao, Emily W. Chow, Peter Kien-hong Yu & Richard W. Mansbach et al. Lexington Books (April 27, 2010)

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

by Rick Perlstein Simon & Schuster (August 05, 2014)

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...


Representation and Institutional Design

by Rebekah L. Herrick Lexington Books (March 31, 2011)

Representation and Institutional Design examines how variation in the structures and processes of state legislatures affect how legislators represent their constituents. It examines whether electoral laws, term...


Military Soft Power: Public Diplomacy through Military Educational Exchanges

by Carol Atkinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 26, 2014)

The military has long been associated with hard power, yet it is engaged in public diplomacy as it represents the U.S. abroad and facilitates the diffusion of ideas. Military Soft Power examines one such aspect...


The Supreme Court against the Criminal Jury: Social Science and the Palladium of Liberty

by John A. Murley & Sean D. Sutton Lexington Books (June 12, 2014)

The Supreme Court against the Criminal Jury critiques the Supreme Court’s decisions to allow reduced jury sizes and less than unanimous jury verdicts to determine guilt. John A. Murley and Sean D. Sutton challenges...


The Triumph & Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson

by Joseph A. Califano Atria Books (July 01, 2014)

From Lyndon Johnson’s closest domestic adviser during the White House years comes a book in which “Johnson leaps out of the pages in all his raw and earthy glory” (The New York Times Book Review) that’s...


The Religious Origins of American Freedom and Equality: A Response to John Rawls

by David Peddle Lexington Books (May 15, 2014)

The Religious Origins of American Freedom and Equality provides a compelling contribution to the discussion of the separation of church and state. Showing how the principles of freedom and equality on which...


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 Akashic Books (May 01, 2006)

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


Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

by John Paul Stevens Little, Brown and Company (April 22, 2014)

For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change.

By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest...


The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice

by Michael McCall, Christina DeJong, Christopher E. Smith & Madhavi M. McCall et al. Lexington Books (November 16, 2011)

By analyzing the perspectives and influential decisions of individual justices on the Rehnquist Court (1986-2005), this volume reveals how a divided Supreme Court limited the scope of rights affecting criminal...


Love and Death in Kathmandu

by Amy Willesee & Mark Whittaker St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

On June 1, 2001, the heir to the Nepalese throne, Crown Prince Dipendra, donned military fatigues, armed himself with automatic weapons, walked in on a quiet family gathering, and, without a word, mowed his...


The Obama Presidency in the Constitutional Order: A First Look

by Melanie Marlowe, Carol McNamara, Anthony Corrado & James W. Ceaser et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 18, 2011)

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...


American Panic

by Mark Stein St. Martin's Press (May 20, 2014)

In American Panic , New York Times bestselling author Mark Stein traces the history and consequences of American political panics through the years. Virtually every American, on one level or another, falls victim...


The Failure of China's Democratic Reforms

by Zaijun Yuan Lexington Books (December 08, 2011)

In its propaganda, the Chinese Communist Party does not deny the value of “democracy”, but it insists that democracy in China can be only “socialist democracy with Chinese characteristics”. The most...


Image of U.S. Presidential Administrations: The Cases of George W. Bush and Barack Obama

by Patricia Calca, Célia Belim, Giselle De la Cruz & Susana Cabaço et al. Lexington Books (December 16, 2012)

This edited collection analyzes two American presidential administrations–George W. and Barack Obama. This book gives a European point of view and contributes to the study of U.S. presidencies. Making a comparison...


Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration

by Michael J. Pomante Ii & Scot Schraufnagel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2014)

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 Lexington Books (April 28, 2008)

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...


Armey's Axioms: 40 Hard-Earned Truths from Politics, Faith and Life

by Dick Armey Wiley (August 24, 2007)

Acclaim for Armey's Axioms

"As I read Armey’s Axioms, my mind immediately went to the man from Springfield, Abraham Lincoln, who cloaked brilliant wisdom with grace and good humor that had its roots in the heartland...


Being Right Is Not Enough: What Progressives Can Learn from Conservative Sucess

by Paul Waldman Wiley (May 02, 2008)

"Waldman's book is terrific-good sense mustered with evidence, well argued, and sharply written to boot. I agree fervently with almost everything he writes. This is the indispensable book for the 2006 elections."...


More Political Babble: The Dumbest Things Politicians Ever Said

by David Olive & Barry Blitt Wiley (May 02, 2008)

"I was dramatically shaped by my grandmother and my aunts because they convinced me there was always a cookie available. Deep down inside I'm four years old, and I wake up and think out there, there's a cookie....


From Poverty to History Maker: An Autobiography

by Robert A. Holmes UPA (February 18, 2014)

This book describes how Robert “Bob” Holmes, a former juvenile delinquent, rose from humble beginnings in West Virginia and Harlem, New York to become an influential voice in academics and politics. This...


Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State

by Bent Greve Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 06, 2014)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of the Welfare State covers the history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400...


Taking Action on Internet Gambling: Federal Policymaking 1995-2011

by Russell K. Mayer Lexington Books (February 28, 2014)

In Taking Action on Internet Gambling, Russel K. Mayer uses the rise and fall of the Internet gambling industry to illustrate a new and comprehensive approach to understanding how public policy is made in the...


Dark Money, Super PACs, and the 2012 Election

by Melissa M. Smith & Larry Powell Lexington Books (February 27, 2014)

This book helps identify and explain how the new federal campaign finance rules changed the way campaigns were run and paid for in 2012, along with shifting the balance of power from political parties to third-party...


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

by Ron Felber UPA (February 22, 2011)

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 Henry Holt and Co. (March 10, 2014)

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.


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

by Justin P. DePlato Lexington Books (February 14, 2014)

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...


The Obama Diaries

by Laura Ingraham Threshold Editions (May 20, 2010)

The Diary of President Barack Obama

The White House

May 19, 2010

I was going to write about tonight’s state dinner for Mexico and the amnesty plan, but we’ve got a national crisis here! I think somebody’s...


Obama's Wars

by Bob Woodward Simon & Schuster (September 27, 2010)

In Obama’s Wars, Bob Woodward provides the most intimate and sweeping portrait yet of the young president as commander in chief. Drawing on internal memos, classified documents, meeting notes and hundreds...


Canadian Politics Unplugged

by Eric Nicol & Peter Whalley Dundurn (July 01, 2003)

A humorous look at the problem of democracy in a country that is too big to digest without getting gas.


Russians: The People behind the Power

by Gregory Feifer Twelve (February 18, 2014)

From former NPR Moscow correspondent Gregory Feifer comes an incisive portrait that draws on vivid personal stories to portray the forces that have shaped the Russian character for centuries-and continue to...


Congressional Government: A Study in American Politics

by Woodrow Wilson & Walter Lippmann Dover Publications (November 05, 2012)

This remarkable work of scholarship addresses the difficulties inherent in the American Constitution's separation of legislative and executive powers. The future president's first book contains the essence of...


History's Greatest Speeches

by James Daley Dover Publications (September 18, 2013)

This anthology presents approximately 20 of the world's most influential public orations, including stirring addresses by Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Patrick Henry, and many other famous leaders.


The Common Law

by Oliver Wendell Holmes Dover Publications (January 09, 2013)

Only paperback edition of great legal classic. Lucid, accessible coverage of liability, criminal law, torts, contracts, more, from historical perspective. New introduction by Sheldon M. Novick. Table of Cases....


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

by Joslyn Pine Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

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...


Civil Society and World Regions: How Citizens Are Reshaping Regional Governance in Times of Crisis

by Lorenzo Fioramonti, Sunhyuk Kim, Alan Collins & Antonio Fiori et al. Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

Civil Society and World Regions contributes to the agenda of “new regionalism” by providing an up-to-date overview of the contributions of civil society to regions across Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas....