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The Resource Baptism by fire : eight presidents who took office in times of crisis, Mark K. Updegrove

Baptism by fire : eight presidents who took office in times of crisis, Mark K. Updegrove

Label
Baptism by fire : eight presidents who took office in times of crisis
Title
Baptism by fire
Title remainder
eight presidents who took office in times of crisis
Statement of responsibility
Mark K. Updegrove
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents accounts of eight U.S. presidents who assumed office at times of crisis and how they met high-stakes challenges, from Lincoln's efforts on behalf of a divided nation and FDR's strategies during the Depression to Truman's inheritance of World War II and Kennedy's role in addressing the Cold War
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Updegrove, Mark K
Dewey number
973.09/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.U688 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Crisis management in government
  • Political leadership
  • Presidents
Label
Baptism by fire : eight presidents who took office in times of crisis, Mark K. Updegrove
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-278) and index
Contents
George Washington : the first -- Thomas Jefferson : "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists" -- John Tyler : the accidental president -- Abraham Lincoln : "The Union is unbroken" -- Franklin D. Roosevelt : nothing to fear -- Harry S. Truman : "If you pray, pray for me now" -- John F. Kennedy : "The torch has been passed" -- Gerald R. Ford : "Our long national nightmare is over"
Control code
ocn237018892
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 292 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312388034
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008033055
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)237018892
Label
Baptism by fire : eight presidents who took office in times of crisis, Mark K. Updegrove
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-278) and index
Contents
George Washington : the first -- Thomas Jefferson : "We are all Republicans, we are all Federalists" -- John Tyler : the accidental president -- Abraham Lincoln : "The Union is unbroken" -- Franklin D. Roosevelt : nothing to fear -- Harry S. Truman : "If you pray, pray for me now" -- John F. Kennedy : "The torch has been passed" -- Gerald R. Ford : "Our long national nightmare is over"
Control code
ocn237018892
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 292 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312388034
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008033055
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)237018892

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