A Visual Encyclopedia of American Presidents 1789-1901: A Chronological Guide to More than a Century of American Presidents from George Washington to ... President, Statesman and Private Individual

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This fascinating guide to the early presidents of America looks at the roll call of men voted to high office. Their social backgrounds, education, military or legal training and career path to the presidency are presented along with an insightful analysis of the success each made of the role as statesman and politician. Each presidency is presented within the context of national and international tensions, wars and social developments, as well as the expansion of America westward. For anyone interested in the formation of the United States and the political leaders who helped to steer a course through a century of domestic and international history, this volume is the perfect read.

· The presidential roll call to 1901, studied in the

context of the key events that shaped the new nation,

and shown with 225 photographs and illustrations

· Provides an illustrated overview of the early history

of American politics from which the union of 13

colonies emerged to form a nation

· Looks at the role of president as Commander-in-

Chief of the Armed Forces, Head of State and Head

of Government, and how each individual has fared as

chief executive

· A fascinating guide to some of the key figures of

American political history such as George

Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and

Abraham Lincoln

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Jon Roper has a special interest in the American presidency, the impact of war on American politics and society, and Anglo-American political ideas. Jon is the author of The Contours of American Politics (Polity Press); The American Presidents: Heroic Leadership from Kennedy to Clinton (Edinburgh University Press); and Democracy and Its Critics: Anglo-American Democratic Thought in the Nineteenth Century (Unwin Hyman). He has edited several books on American political history and contributed to many others.

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