American Presidents Series

  • God Wills it: Presidents and the Political Use of Religion book cover

    God Wills it

    Presidents and the Political Use of Religion, 1st Edition

    By David O'Connell

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-12-30
    Routledge
    American Presidents Series

  • The Irish and the American Presidency book cover

    The Irish and the American Presidency

    1st Edition

    By Nicole Anderson Yanoso

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-30
    Routledge
    American Presidents Series

  • John Adams book cover

    John Adams

    1st Edition

    By Anne Burleigh

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-03-15
    Routledge
    American Presidents Series

  • President McKinley, War and Empire: President McKinley and America's New Empire book cover

    President McKinley, War and Empire

    President McKinley and America's New Empire, 1st Edition

    By Richard F. Hamilton

    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.…

    Hardback – 2007-09-15
    Routledge
    American Presidents Series

  • President McKinley, War and Empire: President McKinley and the Coming of War, 1898 book cover

    President McKinley, War and Empire

    President McKinley and the Coming of War, 1898, 1st Edition

    By Richard F. Hamilton

    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…

    Hardback – 2006-07-15
    Routledge
    American Presidents Series