Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration by Michael J., II Pomante ,Scot Schraufnagel

By Michael J., II Pomante ,Scot Schraufnagel

The election of Barack Obama as president of the us in November 2008 used to be a right away ancient occasion. despite his legacy as leader govt, President Obama will endlessly be remembered because the first African-American president. Barack Obama is now serving his moment time period as president, so this turns out a great time for an preliminary survey of his successes, mess ups, and demanding situations. Governing in a society ripe with ideological and partisan polarization, the Obama management has been surrounded via controversy, a lot of it synthetic via his competitors yet salient nonetheless.

The Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration covers the heritage of his existence and his presidency via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and a bibliography. The dictionary part has over 2 hundred cross-referenced entries on vital personalities, together with the president, his advisors, his relatives, his competitors, and his critics, in addition to individuals of Congress, army leaders, and foreign leaders. This booklet is an important entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and someone attracted to the presidency of Barack Obama.

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