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Every four years / [editor, Robert C. Post, assistant editor, Amy Donovan].

Post, Robert C. (Added Author). Donovan, Amy. (Added Author). Smithsonian Institution (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0895990059 :
  • Physical Description: 228 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: [Washington] : Smithsonian Exposition Books ; 1980.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Bibliography: page 223.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- The presidential paradigm -- Washington's "relics" -- Portraying the presidents -- The president as patrician -- They weren't all lawyers -- Presidential stature -- The president as popular tribune -- Private lives -- His superfluous excellency -- The presidential apotheosis -- The assassins -- A president in Richmond -- The president in the age of the politico -- Also rans -- Change presidents...and waltz -- The president as progressive -- I give you the man who... -- Symbols and images -- The president in the age of PR -- Taking the presidency home -- Cartooning the presidents -- The once and future presidency -- Suggestions for further reading -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Traces the progression of the American Presidency through successive eras to the present and includes essays and commentaries on the nature of the Presidency, past, present, and future.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult
Subject: Presidents > United States.
United States > Politics and government.
Presidents > United States > History.

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