Historical Dictionary of the George W. Bush Era by Richard S. ConleyHistorical Dictionary of the George W. Bush Era by Richard S. Conley

Historical Dictionary of the George W. Bush Era

byRichard S. Conley

Hardcover | October 1, 2009

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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.
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 th...
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Title:Historical Dictionary of the George W. Bush EraFormat:HardcoverDimensions:460 pages, 8.94 × 5.95 × 1.27 inPublished:October 1, 2009Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0810860635

ISBN - 13:9780810860636

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Conley seems to have done the impossible-he has given us not only a detailed time line of the Bush presidency but also provides an essential guide to the players, policies, and events that made those eight years some of the most momentous in modern history. I rediscovered things I had forgotten already on nearly every page.