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The Presidency A to Z

Fifth Edition
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July 2015 | 736 pages | CQ Press
The Presidency A to Z is an invaluable tool for understanding the presidency, both historically and today and for appraising how it and the executive branch have responded to the challenges facing the nation. It provides readers with quick information and in-depth background on the presidency through a comprehensive encyclopedia of over 300 easy-to-read entries.

 

Readers will find:

- biographies of every president and many others important to the office

Explanations of broader concepts and powers relating to the presidency

- discussions of relations with Congress, the Supreme Court, the bureaucracy, political parties, the media, interest groups and the public.

 

The Presidency A to Z includes all the features that made earlier editions so popular: charts, tables, lists, photographs, cartoons, indexes, a bibliography and cross-references.

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Gerhard D. Peters

Gerhard Peters is the co-creator, along with John T.Woolley, of The American Presidency Project. Peters is a frequent lecturer on American politics and the presidency at various colleges in southern California. More About Author

John T. Woolley

John T. Woolley is professor of political science and department chair at the University of California, Santa Barbara. One of the creators of the American Presidency Project,Woolley has written extensively on the president’s management of the economy, presidential vetoes, and the study of change in the presidency. More About Author

Michael C. Nelson

Michael Nelson is Fulmer Professor of Political Science at Rhodes College and a senior fellow at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center. A former editor of the Washington Monthly, his most recent books include Trump’s First Year (2018); The Elections of 2016 (2018); The Evolving Presidency: Landmark Documents (2019); The American Presidency: Origins and Development (with Sidney M. Milkis, 2011); and Governing at Home: The White House and Domestic Policymaking (with Russell B. Riley, 2011). Nelson has contributed to numerous journals, including the Journal of Policy History, Journal of Politics, and Political Science Quarterly. He also... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781608719082
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