While maintaining its perspective of the entire history of the US, this revised edition incorporates events since the previous edition: the war against and occupation of Iraq, the close 2004 presidential election, and the one-party government. Political scientists from around the country cover various approaches to the presidency, elements of presi
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Michael Nelson teaches courses on U.S. politics, presidency, and the Constitutional Convention at Rhodes College. In addition, he participates in the college's humanities course: The Search for Values in the Light of Western History and Religion. Before coming to Rhodes in 1991, he taught at Vanderbilt University for thirteen years and was the editor of The Washington Monthly. His most recent books are The Presidency and the Political System, 8th ed. (2006), The Elections of 2004 (2005), The Evolving Presidency, 2nd ed. (2004), The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2002, 4th ed. (with Sidney M. Milkis, 2003), Governing Gambling: Politics and Policy in State, Tribe, and Nation (with John Lyman Mason, 2001), and Celebrating the Humanities: A Half Century of the Search Course at Rhodes College (1996).
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Book Description CQ Press, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3rd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0871875721