United States Politics
Constitution of the United States of America
Hardcover ISBN: 1557091056
The landmark legal document of the United States, the U.S. Constitution comprises the primary law of the Federal Governement. Signed by the members of the Consitutional Concention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, the Constitution outlines the powers and responsibilities of the three chief branches of the Federal Government, as well as the basic rights of the citizens of the United States. This beautiful gift edition contains the complete text of the United States Constitution, as well as all of its amendments. It is a treasure for Americans of all ages.
The Impossible Will Take a Little While
A Citizen's Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear
Paperback ISBN: 0465041663
From classic stories to original contributions, fifty inspirational essays from writers around the world offer a message of hope in the face of difficult times, with writings from such luminaries as Maya Angelou, Nelson Mandela, and many more. Original. 50,000 first printing.
First Great Triumph
How Five Americans Made Their Country a World Power
Hardcover ISBN: 0374179395
Documents how the United States rose to a significant world power one century ago through the actions of five political figures, including Theodore Roosevelt, naval strategist Alfred T. Mahan, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Secretary of State John Hay, and colonial administrator Elihu Root.
The Drowned Book
Ecstatic and Earthy Reflections of Bahauddin, the Father of Rumi
Hardcover ISBN: 0060591943
An English-language translation of the writings by the Islamic religious leader and father of Sufi poet Rumi includes a collection of mystical poems and observations on such topics as nature, humanity, and the mysteries of life.
The Origins of the American Constitution
A Documentary History
Paperback ISBN: 0140087443
Describes the evolution of the American Constitution by analyzing material from state constitutions, the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers, and the personal correspondence of Convention delegates
America Declares Independence
Hardcover ISBN: 0471264822
The famous lawyer turns his attention to the nation's most important document, exploring the intellectual, religious, and political dimensions of the Declaration of Independence and charting its powerful role in shaping American history.
What's So Great About America
Paperback ISBN: 0142003018
Cites the actual, rather than perceived, qualities that make America a deserved leader of the western world, as well as a target for criticism and terrorism, refuting four major critiques including those of France, Asia, Islam, and multiculturalists. Reprint.