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Presidents: A Biographical Dictionary (Facts on File Library of American History)

ISBN: 0816057338;
Издательство: Facts on File
Страниц: 480

Book Description Presidents closely examines the hopes and disappointments, the victories and defeats, and the integrity and perfidy of the previous leaders of this country. Each biographical sketch evokes the human dimension of that president, bypassingpolitical theory in favor of a narrative combined with analysis of his career and legacy. Readers will find the essential facts about each man's life, as well as a portrait of the president as a person. Organized chronologically by administration, each essay covers: A quote from that president's inaugural address. Date and place of birth, as well as a chronology of his life The most important developments in his presidency, both domestic and foreign A further reading list on that president.