U.S. Presidents For Dummies
John Wiley & Sons, May 12, 2011 - 408 pages
Forty-three Americans have held the job of President of the UnitedStates. Each has a story, be it one of vision, accomplishment,conflict, scandal, triumph, or tragedy. And each story is at thecenter of the national story, a part of what we all experience.History buffs find endless fascination – and agreater understanding of America today – in thecolorful personalities and momentous events that surround the OvalOffice.
If you want the complete take on U. S. presidents, from GeorgeWashington to George W. Bush, you’ll appreciate U. S.Presidents for Dummies. Written in a lively style by a historyprofessor at the University of Texas, this fun guidebook of chiefexecutives is packed with information, factoids, and memorablequotes. Inside, you’ll find out which president:
U. S. Presidents for Dummies offers a wealth of knowledgeon what it takes to be the leader of the free world, and who hasstepped up to the challenge. Dividing the ranks of presidents intochronological groups for a broader, historical understanding of theoffice, this book discusses:
A treasury of information, this book features aneasy-to-comprehend style and sharp historical analysis. Sidebars,photos, timelines, and best and worst lists make U. S.Presidents for Dummies a historical blast to read and amust-have for understanding the state of both yesterday’s andtoday’s union.
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Reviewed July 2006 Stadelmann is an associate professor of poli sci at a university in Texas. the book is well written and researched giving all necessary elements of a “Dummies” book. I love reading ... Read full review