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Essays For The Presidency

Author : Gideon Rose
ISBN : 9780876096512
Genre : Political Science
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Foreign Affairs has long been the place for aspiring presidents and their advisers to present their foreign policy visions, and so with the 2016 campaign well under way, we decided to provide some context for it by pulling together nearly a century’s worth of campaign-related articles from our archives. In this collection, you’ll find everybody, from all the major candidates in 2008—including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Mitt Romney, and Mike Huckabee—to crucial historical figures such as Colonel House, Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and many more. It’s a great volume to keep close at hand as you watch the election unfold—even as you keep an eye on the magazine and for essays by current candidates, along with continuous coverage of U.S. foreign policy and the world at large.

Presidents The Presidency

Author : Stephen Hess
ISBN : 081579116X
Genre : Political Science
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This book contains a collection of Stephen Hess's best essays on the presidency. Written over a fifteen year period, the essays selected are just as relevant today as when they were first published. Each essay says something useful about the office of the presidency or a specific president. The book includes: •"Presidential Qualities," originally published when Richard Nixon was president, addresses the characteristics we should want in a chief executive regardless of whether or not we agree with him. •"Why Great Men Are Not Chosen Presidents: Lord Bryce Revisited" asks whether changes in the process by which we select presidential candidates would result in different kinds of people seeking office. •"Toward a More Functional Presidency," written after Watergate, rethinks the appropriate role of the president and offers a job description.

We Were Eight Years In Power

Author : Ta-Nehisi Coates
ISBN : 9783446259805
Genre : Political Science
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Mit Barack Obama sollte die amerikanische Gesellschaft ihren jahrhundertealten Rassismus überwinden. Am Ende seiner Amtszeit zerschlugen sich die Reste dieser Hoffnung mit der Machtübernahme Donald Trumps, den Ta-Nehisi Coates als "Amerikas ersten weißen Präsidenten" bezeichnet: ein Mann, dessen politische Existenz in der Abgrenzung zu Obama besteht. Coates zeichnet ein bestechend kluges und leidenschaftliches Porträt der Obama-Ära und ihres Vermächtnisses – ein essenzielles Werk zum Verständnis der Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft der USA, von einem Autor, dessen eigene Geschichte jener acht Jahre von einem Arbeitsamt in Harlem bis ins Oval Office führte, wo er den Präsidenten interviewte.

Thinking About The Presidency

Author : Gary L. Gregg
ISBN : 0742543374
Genre : Political Science
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Thinking About the Presidency is a concise, highly readable introduction to the American Presidency. As the only presidency reader updated through the September 11 attacks, the Iraq War, and the 2004 race for the presidency, this new text provides students with the most current information available on the presidency. Bringing together classic essays, primary sources, and contemporary scholarship, this new text encourages students to draw their own conclusions about major issues of constitutional governance while providing them with the foundation for continued thought about the office in the years to come. To aid students in learning and reviewing, each section begins with a substantive introduction that places each reading into a coherent theoretical and historical context. To promote critical analysis and facilitate meaningful classroom discussions, each introduction includes thought-provoking questions for each of the readings. Gregg uses unique "Constitutional Context" boxes to directly relate sections of the Constitution to the topic being presented and his "Quick Facts" boxes provide ready reference materials to students.

The Unfinished Presidency

Author : Frye Gaillard
ISBN : UOM:39015012087642
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Essays On The Presidents

Author : Paul F. Boller
ISBN : 9780875654980
Genre : History
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Since he first began writing in the 1950s, Dr. Paul F. Boller Jr. has had a passion for sharing the humorous, intriguing, and little-known or widely misunderstood aspects of the American presidency. Boller has authored many beloved books on American presidents, the first ladies, presidential anecdotes, quotes, campaign strategies, and common myths. This wide variety of topics has been collected for the first time in Essays on the Presidents, along with new essays and forewords. Boller's prose, distinct and inviting, causes the reader to see what is often overlooked in the history of American presidents: their humanity. Boller has searched for those patriotic narratives we have all heard at some point in our lives—whether from our schoolteachers, coworkers, or various trivia books—and corrects the misconceptions many Americans deem as truth in a lighthearted and truly characteristic voice. From Washington's relationship with the Jews to the electioneering and stump-speaking associated with American presidential campaigns, readers will not only see the significant changes in the presidential office since its conception, but also Boller’s lifetime of research and his expertise in the field of American history. Personality—of the most interesting presidents and of Boller himself—is an important theme throughout this collection. The in-depth retelling of treasured American stories will captivate readers and keep them exploring for more nuggets of truth. Boller tracks the relationship between Americans and the presidents, uncovering the intricate nature of presidential responsibilities and the remarkable men whose leadership shaped the office into what it is today. Celebrating the commanders-in-chief and the career of the nationally-recognized American historian and TCU Emeritus Professor of political science, Essays on the Presidents serves as a unique perspective on American history that fans of both Boller and the presidents will enjoy.

Das Buch Mormon

Author : Joseph Smith
ISBN : 9785883931771
Genre : History
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Essays In Presidential Rhetoric

Author : Beth Ingold
ISBN : UVA:X002404519
Genre : History
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The American Presidency

Author : Alan Brinkley
ISBN : 0618382739
Genre : History
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A collection of essays about the American presidency explores such questions as how has the office evolved from the Founding Father's intentions, what were some of the lasting presidential initiatives, and what separates a successful president from an unsuccessful one.

Taiwan In Troubled Times

Author : John F Copper
ISBN : 9789814488983
Genre : Political Science
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Taiwan in Troubled Times is concerned with Taiwan's politics and its relations with China following the election of Chen Shui-bian as President in March 2000. This event created problems between Taiwan and China and led to political gridlock in Taiwan. The Chen Administration is evaluated in this book. So is President Chen's party, which evolved as an opposition party and is now in power but is unaccustomed to the role. Contents:Introduction (J F Copper)Taiwan in Gridlock (J F Copper)Whither Cross-Strait Relations (L-J Sheng)The Democratic Progressive Party's Factional Politics (C-M Chao)Dynamic Stability in Beijing–Taipei Relations (G W Tsai)Taiwan's December 2001 Election (J F Copper)Appendices:China's White Paper on TaiwanZhu Rongji's Statement Before Taiwan ElectionChen Shui-bian's Victory SpeechChen Shui-bian's Inauguration AddressPresident Chen's National Day Address, 2000President's New Year's Eve AddressPresident's New Year's AddressPresident's First Anniversary SpeechEconomic Conference Closing AddressResolutions of Economic ConferencePresident's National Day Address, 2001President's Comments on the APEC Conference Readership: Academics, graduate students and undergraduates with an interest in Taiwan and Taiwan-China. Keywords:Taiwan;Republic of China;Chen Shui-Bian;Democratic Progressive Party Rule;Taiwan Democracy;Taiwan Political Paralysis;Taiwan Malaise;Taiwan Economy;Taiwan-China Relations;Taiwan-New Leadership;Taiwan-Problems;Taiwan-Recent Situation

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