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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1994. Revised Edition. First Thus? Printing. 22 cm, 424, wraps, references, index, pencil erasure on half-title, sticker residue on cover, includes a new postscript. Pulished earlier by Norton, New York, c1992. A study of the medical and political events surrounding the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan on 30 March 1981, the deception of the public about his condition, and the refusal to transfer power to Vice President Bush per the 25th Amendment.
New York: American Heritage Pub. Co., 1964. 29 cm, 112, illus. (some color), spine torn at top, boards and edges soiled, edges mildewed but no pages stuck togetherIncludes an article by Bernard A. Weisberger, "How to Get Elected," about political campaigning for the Presidency; an article by Henry F. Graff, "A Heartbeat Away," about the Vice Presidency, along with a gallery of the Vice Presidents from John Adams to Lyndon Baines Johnson; and an article by Bruce Catton, "The Moment of Decision," about five major Presidential decisions (Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase, Andrew Jackson and the nullification crisis, Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation, Theodore Roosevelt and trust busting, and Harry Truman and the atomic bomb).
New York: American Heritage Pub. Co., 1964. Presumed First Edition, First printing thus. Hardcover. 29 cm, 112 pages. Illustrations (some color). Some soiling to boards, spine somewhat darkened, board corners and top & bottom spine edges worn. Includes an article by Bernard A. Weisberger, "How to Get Elected," about political campaigning for the Presidency; an article by Henry F. Graff, "A Heartbeat Away," about the Vice Presidency, along with a gallery of the Vice Presidents from John Adams to Lyndon Baines Johnson; and an article by Bruce Catton, "The Moment of Decision," about five major Presidential decisions (Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase, Andrew Jackson and the nullification crisis, Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation, Theodore Roosevelt and trust busting, and Harry Truman and the atomic bomb).
Bloomington, IN: Authors Choice Press, and imprint of iUniverse, Inc., 2009. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Trade paperback. xiv, 279,  pages. List of Illustrations. List of Abbreviations. Maps. Tables. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Index. Cover has slight wear and soiling. Asoka Bandarage is an Affiliated Associate Professor at Georgetown University’s Public Policy Institute in Washington, DC. Her courses include Comparative Ethnic and Religious Conflict, Democracy in South Asia, Global Social Movements, Women in International Security, and Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Bandarage specializes in international development, political economy, women and gender studies, multiculturalism, conflict analysis and resolution, peace and security, South Asia, Sri Lanka, population and ecology. Asoka Bandarage began her teaching career at Brandeis University, where she taught from 1979-1985. From 1989 to 2006, Bandarage taught at Mount Holyoke College, where she received tenure. Since 2005, Bandarage has taught at Georgetown University, in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, the Government Department, and the Public Policy Institute. She taught courses in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, and Women in International Security. Bandarage is the author of several publications, including articles, books, and encyclopedia entries on South Asia, global political-economy, ethnicity, gender, population, ecology and other related topics. Her recent publications include Ethnic and Religious Tension in the World: A Political-Economic Perspective, and The Sri Lankan Conflict: A Multi-Polar Approach.
New York, N.Y. Simon & Schuster, 1996. First Printing, Stated. Hardcover. 352 pages. Map. Includes Acknowledgments, 19 black and white illustrations of Violeta Chamorro and her family between pages 192 and 193. Also contains an Epilogue and an Index. Contains an Inscription by the author (Chamorro) in Spanish on the fep. After the death of her late husband, Pedro, the author ran for the office of president of Nicaragua in order to fulfill the dreams of her husband, that Nicaragua would become a truly democratic republic. Her metamorphosis--from mother and wife to widow of a slain opposition leader and, finally, in February 1990, to democratically elected president of a country--was the ultimate result of a series of unyielding acts of defiance against a military dictatorship. This defiance led to Pedro's assassination and propelled her, as the custodian of Pedro's dream, into the center of Nicaragua's political arena. When Violeta Chamorro defeated Daniel Ortega in 1990 to become president of Nicaragua most observers were shocked. Ortega's Party, the Sandinistas, controlled the country, except for the Catholic Church and Mrs. Chamorro's newspaper, La Prensa, which, virtually alone, predicted the outcome accurately. After the election, many doubted that the Sandinistas would permit Mrs. Chamorro to take office, but she did, thanks to her own canny political instincts in reaching out to the Sandinistas rather than retaliating against them for causing a decade of oppression and poverty. After six years in office, she has brought her country back from ruin, ending a civil war and revitalizing an economy that had become the second worst in the Western Hemisphere.