The Governors of Arkansas: Essays in Political Biography

The Governors of Arkansas: Essays in Political Biography

by Jr. Gatewood
     
 

Updated to include a biography of the three latest governors, one of whom is United States president Bill Clinton, this new edition includes fascinating individual profiles of the state's forty-three consecutive leaders since 1836. From Conway to Tucker, the biographical sketches are filled with valuable personal and political data detailing each governor's origin,

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Updated to include a biography of the three latest governors, one of whom is United States president Bill Clinton, this new edition includes fascinating individual profiles of the state's forty-three consecutive leaders since 1836. From Conway to Tucker, the biographical sketches are filled with valuable personal and political data detailing each governor's origin, family, education, occupation, and accomplishments and failures while in and out of office. By examining the issues confronting Arkansas's governors, the contributors have provided a provocative portrait of the state's political leadership and have explored a whole range of social and economic questions.

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Updated to include the three latest governors, one of whom is current US president William Clinton, the new edition (first, 1981) profiles the state's 43 leaders since 1836. The biographical sketches include personal and political data detailing each governor's background, occupation, accomplishments, and failures while in and out of office. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557283313
Publisher:
University of Arkansas Press
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.35(d)

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