Historical Dictionary of the George W. Bush Era

Historical Dictionary of the George W. Bush Era

by Richard S. Conley

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Overview

The Historical Dictionary of the George W. Bush Era details the key events and major trends that defined the 43rd president of the United States from 2001-2008. The dictionary comprises detailed entries on important personalities, including the president, his advisors, his family, his opponents, and his critics, as well as members of Congress, military leaders, and international leaders. Other entries summarize important events, including those connected to the War on Terror, the War in Afghanistan, and the War in Iraq, as well as significant legislation and prominent policy issues. Detailed chronologies track major events during Bush's presidency, including the 2000 election and Hurricane Katrina. The appendixes furnish data and graphics on Bush's advisors and cabinet, presidential success in Congress, vetoes, presidential approval, troop levels in Iraq, and military and civilian casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan. The extensive bibliography provides an invaluable resource for additional reading and research. This book is a vital reference tool for any researcher interested in the presidency of George W. Bush.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810860636
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/16/2009
Series: Historical Dictionaries of U.S. Politics and Political Eras Series , #15
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Richard S. Conley has been teaching at University of Florida since 1998, where he is presently associate professor in political science. He is a recognized authority on the U.S. presidency and executive-legislative relations. He has written numerous articles, book chapters, and several books, including the Historical Dictionary of the Reagan-Bush Era and the Historical Dictionary of the George W. Bush Era.

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