President Abraham Lincoln and Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Slavery

One hundred and fifty-three years ago on this day, President Abraham Lincoln had issued a preliminary proclamation warning that he would order the emancipation of all slaves in any state that did not end its rebellion against the Union by January 1, 1863. Today the history and memory of slavery is an important area of… Continue reading President Abraham Lincoln and Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Slavery

Tough Times for the President

Cambria Press publication Tough Times for the President (Chapter Excerpts) Chapter 1: Presidents in Tough Times "Many presidents face situations of political adversity. Some even face adversity on more than one occasion. The case studies will enhance our understanding not only of the power of the presidency but of how chief executives have been able… Continue reading Tough Times for the President

#APSA2014 Question: Which President was a Master at Handling Congress?

#APSA2014 Question - Answer correctly and you might win a free book! A hint regarding how he did this can be found at the Cambria Press (booth 524) in the APSA book exhibit hall. Drop off your business card with the correct answer for a draw to win a free book! * * * * *… Continue reading #APSA2014 Question: Which President was a Master at Handling Congress?

President Obama’s reaction to the Ferguson situation by Ryan Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell, authors of Tough Times for the President

The following is a commentary on President Obama's reaction to the Ferguson situation by Ryan Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell, authors of Tough Times for the President, who discuss the lessons which can be gleaned from past presidents. *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * The current civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, has led many… Continue reading President Obama’s reaction to the Ferguson situation by Ryan Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell, authors of Tough Times for the President

With this US government shutdown, will President Obama have a showdown like the one between President Clinton and the 104th Congress?

What will President Obama do now in the face of the US government #shutdown? Will he act like his predecessor "Bill Clinton, who stared down the 104th Congress in a government shutdown and demonized Newt Gingrich in the process"? (Ryan J. Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell, Tough times for the President: Political Adversity and the Sources… Continue reading With this US government shutdown, will President Obama have a showdown like the one between President Clinton and the 104th Congress?

#APSA2013 Special Price Ends Sept 30! Political Science Professors, Tell Your Librarian!

#APSA2013 special price ends next Monday (Sept 30)! Political Science Professors, tell your librarian about this great deal so they don't miss out on these incredible savings on such well-reviewed books! Spread the word! * * * * * * * * STAY POSTED! LIKE Cambria Press on Facebook, follow Cambria Press on Twitter, and… Continue reading #APSA2013 Special Price Ends Sept 30! Political Science Professors, Tell Your Librarian!

Political Scientists, here’s what you need for your research!

Whether it's a book on universal healthcare, elections, presidents, North Korea, American foreign policy, this Cambria Press book list has it, and for the month of September any of these hardcover titles with glowing reviews can be bought for an unbeatable price of only $39.95! This includes the one book that was constantly getting picked… Continue reading Political Scientists, here’s what you need for your research!

Tough Times for the President? Adversity and Power in the Obama Presidency

Given the 2013 APSA theme "Power and Persuasion" and the spotlight on the president, there is no book more appropriate Tough Times for the President: Political Adversity and the Sources of Executive Power by Ryan J. Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell (Cambria Press, 2012): *        *       *       *       *       *       *       * Adversity and Power in the Obama Presidency Barack Obama came… Continue reading Tough Times for the President? Adversity and Power in the Obama Presidency

Excellent Cambria Press Book Review! CHOICE praises Presidential Electors and the Electoral College for being “an important, if not definitive, study of the subject”!

Cambria Press congratulates Professor Robert Alexander on the outstanding book review of Presidential Electors and the Electoral College: An Examination of Lobbying, Wavering Electors, and Campaigns for Faithless Votes by CHOICE, the premier source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. The review praises the book… Continue reading Excellent Cambria Press Book Review! CHOICE praises Presidential Electors and the Electoral College for being “an important, if not definitive, study of the subject”!

Tough Times for the President!

Cambria Press is proud to announce that Tough Times for the President: Political Adversity and the Sources of Executive Power by Ryan J. Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell is now available. Needless to say, the title sums up what is in store for President Barack Obama. This book is in the Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy in… Continue reading Tough Times for the President!