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God Wills it: Presidents and the Political Use of Religion

God Wills it: Presidents and the Political Use of Religion

1st Edition

David O'Connell
December 30, 2016

God Wills It is a comprehensive study of presidential religious rhetoric. Using careful analysis of hundreds of transcripts, David O'Connell reveals the hidden strategy behind presidential religious speech. He asks when and why religious language is used, and when it is, whether such language is...

The Irish and the American Presidency

The Irish and the American Presidency

1st Edition

Nicole Anderson Yanoso
October 30, 2016

There is a widely held notion that, except for the elections of 1928 and 1960, the Irish have primarily influenced only state and local government. The Irish and the American Presidency reveals that the Irish have had a consistent and noteworthy impact on presidential careers, policies, and...

John Adams

John Adams

1st Edition

Anne Burleigh
March 15, 2009

The rare man who can sift the unchanging out of a constantly changing world is a man for the ages. John Adams, philosopher of the Revolution and early America, and participant in many of the major events of that period, strove to find universal patterns in the lives of all men. His life and ideas...

President McKinley, War and Empire: President McKinley and America's New Empire

President McKinley, War and Empire: President McKinley and America's New Empire

1st Edition

Richard F. Hamilton
September 15, 2007

This second volume of President McKinley, War and Empire assesses five theories that have dominated analysis of modern societies in the last century--liberalism, Marxism, mass society, pluralism, and elitism--in accounting for an aberrant event in American history: the Spanish-American War....

President McKinley, War and Empire: President McKinley and the Coming of War, 1898

President McKinley, War and Empire: President McKinley and the Coming of War, 1898

1st Edition

Richard F. Hamilton
July 15, 2006

The "progressive" reading of history focuses on two major antecedents for the origins of the United States' 1898 war with Spain: the 1896 presidential election and the Hearst-Pulitzer press war that, reportedly, generated an irresistible clamor from an "aroused public." Underlying those narratives...

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