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Elusive Victories

Pub Date : 2012-05-30 | Author : Andrew J. Polsky | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199860944
ISBN 13 : 0199860947

On April 4, 1864, Abraham Lincoln made a shocking admission about his presidency during the Civil War. "I claim not to have controlled events," he wrote in a letter, "but confess p..

The Presidency And The Political System

Pub Date : 2018-03-08 | Author : Michael Nelson | Publisher : CQ Press

ISBN 10 : 9781544317304
ISBN 13 : 1544317301

Written by top-notch presidency scholars and carefully edited into a text-reader format, The Presidency and the Political System, Eleventh Edition showcases a collection of origina..

Fateful Lightning

Pub Date : 2012-05-18 | Author : Allen C. Guelzo | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199843299
ISBN 13 : 0199843295

The Civil War is the greatest trauma ever experienced by the American nation, a four-year paroxysm of violence that left in its wake more than 600,000 dead, more than 2 million ref..

The First World War

Pub Date : 2014-12-05 | Author : A.W. Purdue | Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN 10 : 9781137331076
ISBN 13 : 1137331070

In this timely new study, A. W. Purdue illustrates the strategies of the combatants, the changing nature of warfare, the failures and achievements of military commanders and the im..

Fighting Back The Right

Pub Date : 2014-12-16 | Author : David Niose | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781137474834
ISBN 13 : 1137474831

The political scene is changing rapidly in America. The religious right is on the defensive, acceptance of gay rights is at an all-time high, social conservatives are struggling fo..