The Resource Wide and deep: : tales and recollections from a Master Maine Fishing Guide, Randy Spencer, (electronic resource)

Wide and deep: : tales and recollections from a Master Maine Fishing Guide, Randy Spencer, (electronic resource)

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Wide and deep: : tales and recollections from a Master Maine Fishing Guide
Title
Wide and deep:
Title remainder
tales and recollections from a Master Maine Fishing Guide
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Randy Spencer
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Language
eng
Summary
With Obama's election to the presidency in 2008, many believed the United States had entered a new era: Obama came into office with high expectations that he would end the war in Iraq and initiate a new foreign policy that would reestablish American values and the United States' leadership role in the world. In this shattering new assessment, historian Lloyd C. Gardner argues that, despite cosmetic changes, Obama has simply built on the expanding power base of presidential power that reaches back across decades and through multiple administrations. The new president ended the "enhanced interrogation" policy of the Bush administration but did not abandon the concept of preemption. Obama withdrew from Iraq but has institutionalized drone warfare-including the White House's central role in selecting targets. What has come into view, Gardner argues, is the new face of American presidential power: high-tech, secretive, global, and lethal. Killing Machine skillfully narrates the drawdown in Iraq, the counterinsurgency warfare in Afghanistan, the rise of the use of drones, and targeted assassinations from al-Awlaki to Bin Laden-drawing from the words of key players in these actions as well as their major public critics. With unparalleled historical perspective, Gardner's book is the new touchstone for understanding not only the Obama administration but the American presidency itself
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Midwest
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Spencer, Randy
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799.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Fishing
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Target audience
adult
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Wide and deep: : tales and recollections from a Master Maine Fishing Guide, Randy Spencer, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11837477
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multicolored
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MWT11837477
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11837477
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11837477
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Wide and deep: : tales and recollections from a Master Maine Fishing Guide, Randy Spencer, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11837477
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11837477
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11837477
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11837477
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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