Книга Dark History of Us Presidents. Power, Corruption and Scandal at the Heart of the White House. Michael Kerrigan (english)

Книга Dark History of Us Presidents. Power, Corruption and Scandal at the Heart of the White House. Michael Kerrigan (english)

Ціна: 750 грн.

Автор: Michael Kerrigan
Видавництво: Amber Books
Мова: Англійська
Рік видання: 2015
Формат: 192 х 250 мм
Кількість сторінок: 256

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Артикул: 9781782740278 Категорія: Product ID: 40382

The office of the American President has evolved dramatically over the last 200 years, from George Washington’s heroic posturing as leader of a renegade nation, to calculated cunning as commander of a nuclear superpower. This colourful inventory of presidential transgressions reveals that every modern scandal is the descendant of remarkably similar predecessors. Detailing the disgraces of all forty-four Presidents, from sexual skirmishes to CIA cover-ups, Dark History of the American Presidents covers every dirty deed committed behind the White House fence, from financial profiteering and insider trading to illicit bugging of the opposition. Jefferson, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Kennedy are all present, as are the more likely suspects such as Nixon. Running right up to the present and including the terms of Presidents Bush and Obama, Dark History of the American Presidents also tells the story of a nation’s advancement: from post-Revolutionary days of anti-monarchy and slavery, through the bitter strife of internal wars, Reconstruction, boom and Depression, to her emergence onto the world stage as a superpower. Using reproductions of portraits in oil, period caricature and cartoons, as well as superbly-telling 20th century photojournalism, Dark History of the American Presidents reveals the true face behind what has become the most powerful job in the world.

Вага 0.9 kg
Розміри 250 × 192 × 33 mm
Назва

Corruption and Scandal at the Heart of the White House. Michael Kerrigan (english), Книга Dark History of Us Presidents. Power

Автор

Michael Kerrigan

Видавництво

Amber Books

Мова

Рік видання

2015

Кількість сторінок

256

Ілюстрації

кольорові

Формат

192 х 250 мм

Папір

Офсетний

ISBN

9781782740278

Штрихкод

9781782740278

Палітурка

тверда