Encyclopedia of the American Presidency, Revised Edition By Michael A. Genovese Number Of Pages: 606 Publication Date: 2009-10-30 ISBN-10: 081607366X ISBN-13: 9780816073665
The most up-to-date reference of its kind, "Encyclopedia of the American Presidency, Revised Edition" is the definitive guide to the role of the president from the American Revolution through the present day. Offering a complete account of every presidential election in U.S. history, this fully revised A-to-Z encyclopedia will make a great first stop for students and general readers looking for information on the executive branch of the American government. Its comprehensive scope spans the relationship between the executive and the other branches of government, court cases, elections, political opponents, scandals, and more. A valuable resource that provides concise information, "Encyclopedia of the American Presidency, Revised Edition" contains approximately 700 entries and many wonderful black-and-white illustrations. It includes: George W. Bush; Commander in chief; Economic policy; Executive privilege; Impeachment; Iraq War; Thomas Jefferson; Military tribunals; Barack Obama; Oval office; The Secret Service; Veto power; and, White House.