To understand the world events today, you need to understand American politics. Exploring the principles enshrined in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, Jon Roper provides a sharp analysis of how history has shaped the way America governs itself. Examining the recent emergence of the right-wing Tea Party movement, President Obama's administration, American foreign policy, and the role of powerful lobbies, this is the perfect primer for anyone interested in the world's most powerful (and controversial) country.Über den Autor:
Jon Roper is Professor of American Studies at the University of Swansea and has taught at the University of Tennessee, the University of Wisconsin, and Ohio State University. He is the author of The Complete Illustrated Guide to the Presidents of America: An Authoritative History of the American Presidency.
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Buchbeschreibung Oneworld Publications Jun 2011, 2011. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 194x136x21 mm. Neuware - A vibrant introduction to the world's oldest democratic republic, which is fully up-to-date, covering Obama's presidency and the rise of the Tea Party movement. 224 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781851688173