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The challenge of the American presidency

Washington to Obama

by Philip Abbott

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Case studies,
  • Executive power,
  • Political leadership,
  • Presidents,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPhilip Abbott
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE176.1 .A28 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24858168M
    ISBN 109780739166666, 9780739166697
    LC Control Number2011020625

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