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The Presidents: A Reference History Graff, Henry F. 0684805510 9780684805511 An essential resource all American History buffs<P>This monumental work offers a comprehensive narrative history of the American presidency
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The Presidents: A Reference History by Graff, Henry F.

An essential resource all American History buffs<P>This monumental work offers a comprehensive narrative history of the American presidency from the institution of the office in 1789 to the election of Bill Clinton to a second term. The authors, noted experts on the presidency, provide thoughtful and often provocative analyses of the presidents and their administrations in terms of the social, political, economic, and foreign policy decisions and their effects on both domestic and international affairs. Each chapter is essentially a biography of an administration, not just the man. Also included is a chapter surveying the many roles the First Ladies have played on the national stage.<P>As the authors tell each presidents unique story and appraise his performance, many new insights and evaluations come to the fore. Here, too, are reliable answers to the compelling questions about the presidents that have most fascinated the American public: <BR>-- Why did James Monroe attempt to recover tens of thousands of dollars from the federal government after leaving office?<BR>-- How did Grover Cleveland respond to election-year allegations tha

Author: Graff, Henry F.

Language: English

Edition: 2

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 811

Publisher: Scribner

Publication Date: 1997-11-01

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