books about: declaring
Declaring War: Congress, the President, and What the Constitution Does Not Say
Cambridge University Press
Declaring War directly challenges the 200-year-old belief that the Congress can and should declare war. By offering a detailed analysis of the declarations of 1812, 1898, and the War Powers Resolution of 1973, the book demonstrates the extent of the organizational and moral incapacity of the Congress to declare war. This book invokes Carl von Clausewitz's dictum that "war is policy" to explain why declarations of war are an integral part of war ...
Declaring Rights: A Brief History with Documents (The Bedford Series in History and Culture)
Jack N. Rakove
Questions about the original meaning of the Bill of Rights remain a source of active concern and controversy in the twenty-first century. In order to help students consider the intentions of the first Constitutional amendments and the significance of declaring rights, Jack Rakove traces the tradition and describes the deliberations from which the Bill of Rights emerged.
French Toast for Breakfast: Declaring Peace with Emotional Eating
Mary Anne Cohen
From the director of the New York Center for Eating Disorders comes a guide to understanding and coming to grips with the emotions that underlie eating problems. Cohen helps readers pinpoint which problem contributes to their emotional eating, and then gives descriptions of a wide range of healing options available.
Declaring Your Worth
Craig A. Miller
Find out how to receive what God wants you to have!
Declaring His Genius: Oscar Wilde in North America
Roy Morris Jr.
Arriving at the port of New York in 1882, a 27-year-old Oscar Wilde quipped he had “nothing to declare but my genius.” But as Roy Morris, Jr., reveals in this sparkling narrative, Wilde was, for the first time in his life, underselling himself. A chronicle of the sensation that was Wilde’s eleven-month speaking tour of America, Declaring His Genius offers an indelible portrait of both Oscar Wilde and the Gilded Age. Wilde covered ...
Declaring Independence: Jefferson, Natural Language, and the Culture of Performance
Stanford University Press
I Declare: 31 Promises to Speak Over Your Life
Broken into thirty-one segments, this book defines the most powerful blessings in Scripture and encourages readers to declare one each day for a month. The declarations will affirm God's blessings in the area of health, family legacy, decisions, finances, thoughts, outlook, and overcoming obstacles.
Faithful Preaching: Declaring Scripture with Responsibility, Passion, and Authenticity
What is a preacher? What is preaching? Pastor Tony Merida asks these foundational questions to arrive at this overview of his widely anticipated book, Faithful Preaching : Faithful preaching is the responsible, passionate, and authentic declaration of the Christ-exalting Scriptures, by the power of the Spirit, for the glory of the Triune God. Expository preaching is the best approach for accurately explaining and applying God’s Word, and ...
Declaring Gods Word
According to Scripture, Satan can be defeated if believers will stand on God’s Word and testify to what it says about the mighty and powerful blood of Jesus. It is only by your testimony, however, and the truth you declare, that you will overcome the devil’s schemes. For the first time ever, internationally renowned Bible teacher Derek Prince will lead you to power and victory each day in this 365–day devotional. Each week features a ...
Jamie Lynn Braziel
Emma Bailey is thirty years old and single. No problem for her, but a point of round-the-clock contention for her mother, her family, and too many of her friends. In Jamie Lynn Braziel's Declaring Spinsterhood , the terminal illness known as "old maid" is explored from every angle, and the result is a compassionate, compelling, and wickedly funny novel. Emma may stand up before all and declare her intention to never marry, but what about that ...
Declaring Our Independence: Early America (Building Fluency Through Reader's Theater)
Teacher Created Materials
Declaring Our Independence depicts the formation of the important document, the Declaration of Independence, through the sometimes nervous eyes of one of its originators, Roger Sherman. Sherman, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, and many others risk treason in order to write a document that declares freedom to the citizens of a new government.
Declaring Freedom: A Look at the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the Constitution (How ...
Lerner Pub Group (L)
Declaring Space: Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein
Developed at the tail-end of the abstract expressionist movement, colour-field painting is distinguished by pure, unmodulated areas of colour, flat, two-dimensional space, and large, often irregularly shaped canvases. The genre is often associated with American painting, but was actually embraced by an international group of artists. Four of the most exciting of those practitioners are the focus of this penetrating study. Michael Auping sees the ...
Declaring Independence is the fourth in David Graham’s trilogy of photographic books about the American cultural landscape. Unable to stop searching the country for the odd, unusual and colorful, Graham has continued on his quest to find out how Americans express themselves through their environments. The result of his latest journey is this book of photographs which delves further into the complex weave of image, symbol and reality that we ...
Declaring Independence: Life During The American Revolution (People's History)
Brandon Marie Miller
Lerner Pub Group (L)
On the fourth of July, Americans celebrate the day that we declared independence from Great Britain, but how did this independence come about? This fascinating book introduces readers to the struggles and challenges colonists faced during the Revolutionary War. From the protests and unrest brought about by the Stamp Act, to the difficulties in rebuilding the country after the war, experience every aspect of life during this time of revolution ...
The Sinking of the USS Maine: Declaring War Against Spain (Milestones in American History)
Samuel Willard Crompton
Chelsea House Pub (L)
iBelieve: Declaring My Faith Kit
Lance W. Colkmire
This kit contains one of each iBelieve curriculum items. -Pentecostal Discipleship Manual for the Church and Home -iBelieve Discipleship Lessons -iBelieve Family Activity Cards -103 Questions for Young Disciples -iBelieve Questions & Answers Booklet
Declaring Independence: The Origin and Influence of America's Founding Document
Featuring the Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection at the University of Virginia Library From the preface "The Declaration of Independence is a statement of conviction and intent. When Jefferson wrote that `all men are created equal,' he, a slave master, knew perfectly how much had still to be done by those who would follow to attain such a society in fact not theory. But that is part of our strength, that we Americans ...
Declaring War in Early Modern Europe
Frederic J. Baumgartner
This book examines the history of declaring war from the early modern era up to the drafting of the U.S. Constitution. In the late middle ages, formal declarations of war were highly ritualistic acts, but by the early seventeenth century, they had changed into a practice whereby an ambassador presented a printed declaration to an enemy king. Key issues covered here include determining how and when the medieval practices of declaring war gave way ...
Declaring Independence: The Beginning of the End of the Two-Party System
• A 2006 survey revealed that two thirds of Americans consider themselves “dissatisfied with the way things are going in the U.S.” • In recent polls, 60 to 80 percent of registered voters say they want an independent presidential candidate. • Independent voters now constitute the largest segment of the American electorate. America is at a political crossroads. We are growing alienated from the two major parties, which are dominated by ...
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