young Oxford companion to the presidency of the United States by Richard M. Pious

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Presidents -- United States -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile,
  • Vice-Presidents -- United States -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile,
  • Presidents -- Encyclopedias,
  • Vice-Presidents -- Encyclopedias

About the Edition

An alphabetical listing and explanation of terms relating to the Presidency, including the presidents and vice-presidents, the White House, presidential history, powers, policymaking, agencies, theories, advisors, accountability, and elections.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-297) and index.

Book details

StatementRichard M. Pious.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE176.1 .P64 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1411130M
ISBN 100195077997
LC Control Number93019908

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