By Talmage Boston,Ken Burns
By Talmage Boston,Ken Burns
By Katharine Lerman
By Fidel Castro,Armando Hart,Frei Betto
By Pamela Scully
In this well timed addition to the Ohio brief Histories of Africa sequence, Pamela Scully takes us from the 1938 start of Nobel Peace Prize winner and two-time Liberian president Ellen Johnson during the Ebola epidemic of 2014–15. Charting her early life and formative years, the e-book covers Sirleaf’s courting together with her indigenous grandmother and concrete mom and dad, her early marriage, her years learning within the usa, and her profession in overseas improvement and finance, the place she built her ability as a technocrat. The later chapters hide her years out and in of formal Liberian politics, her help for women’s rights, and the Ebola outbreak.
Sirleaf’s tale speaks to a number of the key subject matters of the twenty-first century. between those are the starting to be energy of girls within the arenas of foreign politics and human rights; the ravaging civil wars within which sexual violence is used as a weapon; and the demanding situations of transitional justice in construction postconflict societies. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is an astute exam of the lifetime of a pioneering feminist politician.
By William E. Leuchtenburg
Leuchtenburg bargains a nuanced overview in their behavior in workplace, preoccupations, and temperament. His publication provides numerous moments of excessive drama: FDR hurling defiance on the "economic royalists" who exploited the negative; ratcheting pressure for JFK as Soviet vessels strategy an American naval blockade; a grievously wounded Reagan joking with nurses whereas battling for his life.
This booklet charts the big progress of presidential strength from its lowly country within the past due 19th century to the imperial presidency of the 20 th. That notable switch used to be manifested either at domestic during times of revolutionary reform and overseas, particularly in international wars, Vietnam, and the conflict on terror.
Leuchtenburg sheds gentle on presidents scuffling with with contradictory forces. stuck among retaining their recognition and executing their pursuits, many practiced deceits that form their snapshot this day. yet he additionally finds how the country's leaders pulled off exceptional achievements priceless of the nation's pride.
By Whitman Walt
Publication date [19--?]
Topics Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Presidents
Publisher Chicago : Shrewesbury Pub. Co.
Collection lincolncollection; americana
Digitizing sponsor kingdom of Indiana throughout the Indiana country Library
Contributor Lincoln monetary beginning Collection
Memories of President Lincoln: while lilacs final within the dooryard bloom'd; O captain! my captain!; Hush'd be the camps to-day; This airborne dirt and dust used to be the guy -- Drum-taps -- tune of the open road
Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography
Copy 1: booklet, certain in pretend purple leather-based with black lettering on disguise and spine
Copy 2: ebook, sure with stiff forums in marbled paper with black lettering on hide and spine
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By Geoffrey C. Ward,Ken Burns
A vibrant and private portrait of America’s maximum political family members and its huge, immense influence on our kingdom, which expands at the highly acclaimed seven-part PBS documentary sequence, bringing readers even deeper into those remarkable leaders’ lives
With 796 photos, a few by no means earlier than seen
The authors of the acclaimed and best-selling The Civil struggle, Jazz, The struggle, and Baseball present an intimate background of 3 awesome members from a similar notable family—Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
Geoffrey C. Ward, distilling greater than thirty years of pondering and writing in regards to the Roosevelts, and the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns support us comprehend for the 1st time that, regardless of the fierce partisanship in their eras, the Roosevelts have been way more united than divided.
the entire heritage the Roosevelts made is right here, yet this can be essentially an intimate account, the tale of 3 those who overcame stumbling blocks that will have undone much less forceful personalities.
Theodore Roosevelt may push previous formative years frailty, outpace melancholy, live on negative grief—and remodel the place of work of the presidency.
Eleanor Roosevelt, orphaned and by myself as a toddler, could undergo her husband’s betrayal, conflict her personal self-doubts, and remake herself into the main consequential first woman in American history—and the main sought after lady on the earth.
And Franklin Roosevelt, born to privilege and so pampered that almost all of his younger contemporaries brushed off him as a captivating light-weight, may summon the energy to steer the state in the course of the maximum crises because the Civil warfare, even though he couldn't take a unmarried step unaided.
the 3 have been towering personalities, yet The Roosevelts shows that they have been additionally mistaken humans who faced of their own lives matters universal to we all: anger and the necessity for forgiveness, braveness and cowardice, self assurance and self-doubt, loyalty to relations and the necessity to be precise to oneself. this can be the tale of the Roosevelts—no different American family members ever touched such a lot of lives.
By Holman Hamilton
By Steven F. Hayward
Academics, newshounds, and well known historians agree. our best presidents are those who faced a countrywide problem and mobilized the whole kingdom to stand it. That’s the traditional knowledge. the manager executives who're celebrated in textbooks and put within the best echelon of presidents in surveys of specialists are the bold” leaders the Woodrow Wilsons and Franklin Roosevelts who reshaped the U.S. in response to their grand vision” for America.
Unfortunately, alongside the best way, those great” presidents necessarily multiplied govt and reduced in size our liberties.
As the twentieth-century presidency has grown a long way past the limits the Founders tested for the place of work, the concept our leader government is in charge to preserve, defend, and shield the structure of the U.S.” has develop into memory.
Historian and celebrated Reagan biographer Steven F. Hayward reminds us that the Founders had a wholly diversified thought of greatness within the presidential place of work. the non-public goals, populist appeals, and bribes paid to the electorate with their very own cash that almost all sleek presidents have interaction in might strike them as circumstances of the demagoguery they so much feared one of many nice risks to the people’s liberty that they wrote the structure explicitly to protect opposed to. The Founders, not like today’s historians, anticipated nice presidents to be champions of the restricted executive verified via the Constitution.
Working from that nearly forgotten regular of presidential greatness, Steven Hayward deals a desirable offthebeatentrack travel throughout the glossy presidency, from the revolutionary Era’s Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama. alongside the best way, he serves up clean historic insights, remembers forgotten anecdotes, celebrates undervalued presidents who took very important stands in protection of the structure and issues find out how to a revival of actually constitutional govt in America.
What you didn’t study out of your historical past instructor, yet will locate in The Politically fallacious advisor™ to the Presidents:
Progressive hero Woodrow Wilson aired a proKu Klux Klan motion picture on the White House
Calvin Coolidge, a lot mocked through liberal historians as a bland Babbitt, was once the final president to write down his personal speeches, guided the rustic via years of prosperity and constrained govt, and used to be probably the most cultured males ever to reside within the White House
Why Eisenhower’s largest blunders as president have been, in his personal phrases both sitting at the best Court”
How as president JFK took mindaltering medications, a lot of them prescribed through a doctor he known as Dr. Feelgood,” who later misplaced his clinical license for malpractice
Nixon’s hysterically vilified Christmas bombing of North Vietnam in 1972 prompted only a few civilian casualties and forced North Vietnam to barter an finish to the Vietnam War
The misunderestimated George W. Bush learn 186 books in the course of his presidency, often nonfiction, biography, and history
By Gerald MacLean
An crucial resource for college kids of latest Turkish tradition and society, Gerald MacLean’s soaking up account of this enigmatic person is out there to a large circle of readers and throws mild on vital episodes of Turkey’s fresh history.