Presidents: A Biographical Dictionary (Political Biographies)

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Presents in-depth biographical sketches of presidents of the United States, their rise to power, and their unique contributions to America's history.

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Neil A. Hamilton holds a B.A. and an M.A. in history from the University of Miami and a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Tennessee. He is currently a professor of history at Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL. Hamilton also serves as adjunct professor of American history at University of South Alabama. A member of the Authors Guild and the Organization of American Historians, Hamilton is the author or coauthor of nine nonfiction books, including The ABC-Clio Companion to the 1960s Counterculture in America, Militias in America: A Reference Handbook, and the first edition of Presidents: A Biographical Dictionary for Facts On File.

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Facts On File has revised the Presidents volume in its American Political Biographies set. Content has been updated through the November 2004 election.

The entries, arranged chronologically and including black-and-white portraits, chronologies, and references, are focused on policy but also reveal the characters of the men as well as their accomplishments and shortcomings in the political arena. An appendix provides tables that show each man's election results, administration, family data, and "Unusual Facts." The last category includes interesting tidbits, such as the fact that George Washington never had any wooden teeth but did have his horses' teeth brushed daily, and James Garfield entertained folks by writing Latin with one hand and Greek with the other.

The readability of this title makes it appealing as well as informative. Recommended for high-school, public, and undergraduate libraries. Sally Jane
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