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Guide to the presidency and the executive branch [electronic resource] / Michael Nelson, editor
5th ed
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : CQ Press, c2013
book jacket
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 Electronic Book  JK516 .G85 2013    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Presidents -- United States
Physical Description 1 online resource (2 volumes (xix, 2141 pages)) : illustrations
Source of Description Description based on online resource; title from title screen (viewed January 2, 2013)
Summary This comprehensive two-volume guide is the definitive source for researchers seeking an understanding of those who have occupied the White House and on the institution of the U.S. presidency. Readers turn Guide to the Presidency and the Executive Branch for its wealth of facts and analytical chapters that explain the structure, powers, and operations of the office and the presidents relationship with Congress and the Supreme Court
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents v. 1. Origins and development of the presidency ; Selection and removal of the president ; Powers of the presidency ; The president, the public, and the parties -- v. 2. The presidency and the executive branch ; Chief executive and federal government ; Presidents, their families, and life in the White House and beyond ; Biographies of the presidents, vice presidents, and first ladies
Alternate Author Nelson, Michael, 1949- editor of compilation
Congressional Quarterly, inc
CQ Press, issuing body

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