The American Catalogue

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ISBN: UOM:39015074171573
Release Date: 1905
Genre: American literature

American national trade bibliography.

President Making in the Gilded Age

Author: Stan M. Haynes
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9781476623054
Release Date: 2015-11-27
Genre: History

Nominating conventions were the highlight of presidential elections in the Gilded Age, an era when there were no primaries, no debates and nominees did little active campaigning. Unlike modern conventions, the outcomes were not so seemingly predetermined. Historians consider the late 19th century an era of political corruption, when party bosses controlled the conventions and chose the nominees. Yet the candidates nominated by both Republicans and Democrats during this period won despite the opposition of the bosses, and were opposed by them once in office. This book analyzes the pageantry, drama, speeches, strategies, platforms, deal-making and often surprising outcomes of the presidential nominating conventions of the Gilded Age, debunking many wildely-held beliefs about politics in a much-maligned era.

Furcht

Author: Bob Woodward
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 9783644002739
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Political Science

Bob Woodward, die Ikone des investigativen Journalismus in den USA, hat alle amerikanischen Präsidenten aus nächster Nähe beobachtet. Nun nimmt er sich den derzeitigen Präsidenten vor und enthüllt den erschütternden Zustand des Weißen Hauses unter Donald Trump. Woodward beschreibt, wie dieser Präsident Entscheidungen trifft, er berichtet von eskalierenden Debatten im Oval Office und in der Air Force One, dem volatilen Charakter Trumps und dessen Obsessionen und Komplexen. Woodwards Buch ist ein Dokument der Zeitgeschichte: Hunderte Stunden von Interviews mit direkt Beteiligten, Gesprächsprotokolle, Tagebücher, Notizen – auch von Trump selbst – bieten einen dramatischen Einblick in die Machtzentrale der westlichen Welt, in der vor allem eines herrscht: Furcht. Woodward ist das Porträt eines amtierenden amerikanischen Präsidenten gelungen, das es in dieser Genauigkeit noch nicht gegeben hat.

Ben Hur Vollst ndige Ausgabe

Author: Lewis Wallace
Publisher: BookRix
ISBN: 9783736863873
Release Date: 2017-07-04
Genre: Fiction

Das Werk "Ben Hur" (im englischen Original "Ben-Hur: A tale of the Christ") ist ein 1880 erschienener Roman des amerikanischen Generals und Politikers Lew Wallace.

Chicago Die Geschichte Einer Wunderstadt

Author: Eugen Seeger
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 0274333899
Release Date: 2018-07-30
Genre:

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