The Presidency A to Z
- Gerhard Peters
- John T. Woolley - University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
- Michael Nelson - Rhodes College, USA
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November 2012 | 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.