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The American Heritage illustrated history of the presidents

Author: Michael R Beschloss
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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An illustrated chronology of America's presidents up to Bill Clinton that provides biographical profiles of each president and descriptions of each one's time in office.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American Heritage illustrated history of the presidents.
New York : Crown Publishers, ©2000
(OCoLC)659335878
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Beschloss
ISBN: 0812932498 9780812932492
OCLC Number: 43207389
Description: 528 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: George Washington : father of his country --
John Adams : following in the footsteps --
Thomas Jefferson : renaissance leader --
James Madison : the nation builder --
James Monroe : the era of good feelings --
John Quincy Adams : born to lead --
Andrew Jackson : Old Hickory --
Martin Van Buren : the red fox --
William Henry Harrison : Old Tippecanoe --
John Tyler : 'his accidency' --
James Knox Polk : the dark horse --
Zachary Taylor : old rough-and-ready --
Millard Fillmore : forgotten leader --
Franklin Pierce : overwhelmed by events --
James Buchanan : an American Nero --
Abraham Lincoln : the great emancipator --
Andrew Johnson : between north and south --
Ulysses Simpson Grant : the hero as politician --
Rutherford Birchard Hayes : striving for a fresh start. A campaign portfolio --
James Abram Garfield : the preacher --
Chester Alan Arthur : the self-reformer --
Grover Cleveland : the law man --
Benjamin Harrison : presidential grandson --
William McKinley : bridge to a new century --
Theodore Roosevelt : the giant in the bully pulpit --
William Howard Taft : reluctant leader --
Woodrow Wilson : prophet without honor --
Warren Gamaliel Harding : a babbitt in the White House --
Calvin Coolidge : the New Englander --
Herbert Clark Hoover : the great engineer --
Franklin Delano Roosevelt : new dealer and global warrior --
Harry S. Truman : the buck stopped here --
Dwight David Eisenhower : 'I like Ike' --
John Fitzgerald Kennedy : inspiring a generation --
Lyndon Baines Johnson : so close to greatness. Richard Milhous Nixon : the road to Watergate --
Gerald Rudolph Ford : a time for healing --
James Earl Carter : 'not a politician' --
Ronald Wilson Reagan : the great communicator --
George Herbert Walker Bush : the last cold warrior --
William Jefferson Clinton : prosperity and turmoil.
Other Titles: Presidents
Responsibility: Michael Beschloss, general editor.
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An illustrated chronology of America's presidents up to Bill Clinton that provides biographical profiles of each president and descriptions of each one's time in office.

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