Guide to the presidency and the executive branch / Michael Nelson, editor.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
5th ed.
Published/​Created
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : CQ Press, ©2013.
Description
2 v. (xix, 2141 p.) : ill. ; 29 cm.

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This comprehensive two-volume guide is the definitive source for researchers seeking an understanding of those who have occupied the White House and on the institution of the U.S. presidency. Readers turn Guide to the Presidency and the Executive Branch for its wealth of facts and analytical chapters that explain the structure, powers, and operations of the office and the presidents relationship with Congress and the Supreme Court.
Notes
Rev. ed. of: Guide to the presidency.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • v. 1. Origins and development of the presidency ; Selection and removal of the president ; Powers of the presidency ; The president, the public, and the parties
  • v. 2. The presidency and the executive branch ; Chief executive and federal government ; Presidents, their families, and life in the White House and beyond ; Biographies of the presidents, vice presidents, and first ladies.
Other title(s)
  • CQ Press guide to the presidency and the executive branch
  • Guide to the presidency.
ISBN
  • 9781608719068 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
  • 1608719065 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2012023291
OCLC
795855332
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