The Presidency of the United States: A Student Companion / Edition 2

The Presidency of the United States: A Student Companion / Edition 2

by Richard M. Pious
     
 

The Presidency of the United States is an illustrated A-to-Z guide to the U.S. Presidency, including biographical sketches of each President and Vice President, along with articles on presidential powers, presidential history, theories about the presidency, presidential elections, advisors and agencies, and information about the daily workings of the White House.

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The Presidency of the United States is an illustrated A-to-Z guide to the U.S. Presidency, including biographical sketches of each President and Vice President, along with articles on presidential powers, presidential history, theories about the presidency, presidential elections, advisors and agencies, and information about the daily workings of the White House.

The second edition is completely revised up to March 2001, with new biographies of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, and completely updated biographies of Bill Clinton and Al Gore. There are also new general articles on African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Women in the Executive branch and existing articles have been fine-tuned to include memorable events of the 7 years since publication of the first edition of this book. Illustrations include portraits, cartoons, and Presidential memorabilia. Articles are cross-referenced with suggestions for further reading listed at the end of each article as well as at the end of the book. Websites are now provided in the updated appendix of Presidential Libraries and Museums.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195150063
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/07/2002
Series:
Student Companions to American Government Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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