By Okyere Bonna
“Who is Barack Obama?” additionally discusses Obama’s winning highway to the White condo and the nuances of the 2008 election. With Bonna’s aim and punctiliously researched research of twenty first century politics, he additionally makes an attempt to foretell the result of this November’s election.
Written in a simplistic tone that permits readers as younger as a 3rd grader to appreciate the cloth, “Who is Barack Obama?” is a sequel to Bonna’s formerly published ebook, “Barack Obama, the line to the White House.” among the 2 titles, readers gets to understand not just the individual that is Barack Obama but additionally the political procedure that allowed him to be the 1st African American president in usa History.
“Both ‘Who is Barack Obama?’ and my past paintings have been designed to whet the urge for food for wisdom and allow the general public be aware of the reality on the subject of President Obama,” says Bonna.
By Bob O'Connor
By Donna Faulkner
But regardless of all this, Mandela observed himself as a practical baby-kisser with one mounted target: the tip of apartheid rule in South Africa. except that one overarching target, every thing else used to be strategies. If non-violence labored, he was once for it; whilst bombs and weapons have been successful, he could use them, too. He begun or suspended negotiations as conditions demanded and missed grievances in prefer of peace. If the reason required that he sacrifice his freedom and lots more and plenty of his own existence, so be it. He was once continuously fascinated by the prize, and, in spite of everything, he gained it – and with it, the world’s adulation and the iconic love of his humans. this is often his story.
By Laurent Joffrin,Serge Raffy
Roman hallucinant mais vrai, cette biographie de Fidel Castro regorge de révélations. Sur ses amours tumultueuses, sur ses kin très précoces avec les prone secrets and techniques soviétiques, sur son terrifiant système répressif. De los angeles « crise des missiles » à l. a. mort du Che, du rôle de Cuba dans l. a. chute et l. a. mort de Salvador Allende aux family tortueuses avec les États-Unis, Serge Raffy nous plonge au cœur de los angeles légende du Comandante, homme caméléon et stalinien tropical.
Serge Raffy a été rédacteur en chef adjoint du Nouvel Observateur.
Journaliste, écrivain, scénariste, il est l’auteur de nombreux
ouvrages, dont, en dernier lieu, François Hollande : itinéraire mystery (Fayard, 2011) .
Download e-book for iPad: Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era: History and Memory by Barry Schwartz
By Barry Schwartz
By The Editors of TIME
Now, in an all-new distinct version, TIME contained in the White residence: The heritage, secrets and techniques and elegance of the World's most renowned Home, readers cross contained in the White condominium in phrases and pictures and research of the wealthy heritage of America's apartment. the 1st presidential couple to inhabit the home in 1800 – John and Abigail Adams – moved right into a domestic with in simple terms six inhabitable rooms. yet through the years and according to presidential whims and wishes, the altering instances, and simply as the US has grown and developed, so has the White residence. choked with diagrams, pictures and tales that chart the background of this symbolic residence, TIME contained in the White House is an specific invitation to view this condominium like by no means before.
By Lewis E. Lehrman
Synthesizing a powerful number of assets from memoirs and letters to histories and biographies, Lewis Lehrman explains how the Anglo-American alliance worked--and sometimes didn't work--by providing pix and case stories of the lads who labored the again channels and again rooms, the secretaries and lower than secretaries, ambassadors and ministers, chargeable for accomplishing Roosevelt’s and Churchill’s agendas whereas additionally pursuing their very own and thwarting others’. This used to be the area of Joseph Kennedy, American ambassador to England frequently at odds along with his boss; spymasters William Donovan and William Stephenson; Secretary of kingdom Cordell Hull, whom FDR often bypassed in prefer of less than Secretary Sumner Welles; British ambassadors Lord Lothian and Lord Halifax; and, above all of them, Roosevelt and Churchill, who had the tough activity, now not continuously good played, of coping with their subordinates and who often selected to behavior international coverage at once among themselves. Scrupulous in its examine and reasonable in its judgments, Lehrman’s publication unearths the private international relations on the middle of the Anglo-American alliance.
Download e-book for iPad: Divus Augustus: Der erste römische Kaiser und seine Welt by Ralf Hoff,Wilfried Stroh,Martin Zimmermann
By Ralf Hoff,Wilfried Stroh,Martin Zimmermann
Den Verlauf dieser Epoche zu beschreiben, das Monumentale wie das Subtile ihrer archäologischen Zeugnisse zu erläutern und die Schönheit dieser literarischen Blütezeit zu vermitteln – das ist das Ziel der drei Autoren, die miteinander dieses außergewöhnliche Buch geschrieben haben. So gestaltet sich der vorliegende reich bebilderte Band gleichermaßen als spannende und informative Biographie, als kluge archäologische Wegleitung und als brillante Literaturgeschichte des saeculum Augustum.
By Marc Van De Mieroop
- Describes how Hammurabi handled strong opponents and prolonged his kingdom.
- Draws at the King’s personal writings and on diplomatic correspondence that has only in the near past develop into available.
- Explores the management of the dominion and the legacies of his rule, specially his felony code.
- Demonstrates how Hammurabi’s conquests irrevocably replaced the political association of the close to East, in order that he was once lengthy remembered as one of many nice kings of the past.
- Written to be obtainable to a basic audience.
By Thomas Fleming