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The Presidents: A Reference History / Edition 3

The Presidents: A Reference History / Edition 3

by Henry F. Graff
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This is a major reference work on the presidency.... Essential. (Library Journal) A welcome updating of a standard work ... An excellent reference. (Booklist) Now updated with articles on Reagan, Bush, Clinton, and the role of the First Lady.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780684312262
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 08/28/2002
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 880
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Third Editionv
Introduction to the Second Editionvii
Introduction to the First Editionix
List of Contributorsxiii
Color Plates
Presidential Campaigns
The Social History of the Presidency
A History of the Presidencyxv
The White Housexliii
George Washington1
John Adams23
Thomas Jefferson39
James Madison57
James Monroe71
John Quincy Adams87
Andrew Jackson101
Martin Van Buren125
William Henry Harrison and John Tyler139
James K. Polk153
Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore171
Franklin Pierce185
James Buchanan193
Abraham Lincoln209
Andrew Johnson225
Ulysses S. Grant241
Rutherford B. Hayes257
James A. Garfield and Chester A. Arthur269
Grover Cleveland281
Benjamin Harrison293
William McKinley307
Theodore Roosevelt325
William Howard Taft347
Woodrow Wilson365
Warren G. Harding389
Calvin Coolidge401
Herbert Hoover415
Franklin D. Roosevelt427
Harry S. Truman445
Dwight D. Eisenhower461
John F. Kennedy481
Lyndon B. Johnson499
Richard M. Nixon517
Gerald R. Ford537
Jimmy Carter553
Ronald Reagan571
George Bush591
William J. Clinton611
George W. Bush639
The Role of First Lady: Martha Washington to Laura Bush657
Appendix AGeneral Bibliography of the Presidency679
Appendix BTable of Biographical, Political, and Historical Data687
Appendix CThe Executive Office of the President743

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