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Silbey, Joel H. - A Companion to the Antebellum Presidents 1837-1861, ebook

A Companion to the Antebellum Presidents 1837-1861

Silbey, Joel H.


Explores and evaluates the evolving scholarly reception of Presidents Van Buren, Harrison, Tyler, Polk, Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Buchanan, including their roles, behaviors, triumphs, and failuresRepresents the first single-volume reference to gather together the historiographic literature on the Antebellum

Kaufman, Scott - A Companion to Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter, ebook

A Companion to Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter

Kaufman, Scott


Examines important national and international events during the 1970s, as well as presidential initiatives, crises, and legislation Discusses the biography of each man before entering the White House, his legacy and work after leaving office, and the lives of Betty

Small, Melvin - A Companion to Richard M. Nixon, ebook

A Companion to Richard M. Nixon

Small, Melvin


Examines the central arguments and scholarly debates that surround his term in officeExplores Nixon’s legacy and the historical significance of his years as presidentCovers the full range of topics, from his campaigns for Congress, to his career as Vice-President, to his presidency and WatergateMakes

Sibley, Katherine A.S. - A Companion to First Ladies, ebook

A Companion to First Ladies

Sibley, Katherine A.S.


Underlines the growing scholarly appreciation of the First Ladies and the evolution of the position since the 18th century Explores the impact of these women not only on White House responsibilities, but on elections, presidential policies, social causes, and