The Presidents: A Reference History
by Henry F. Graff
Publisher: Advameg, Inc. 2009
This a standard resource for students and the general public alike: United States presidents from George Washington to George W. Bush are profiled in depth. This is the story of the national political leadership of the country during the nearly two centuries since the creation of the office.
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