Complete American Presidents Sourcebook, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 078764837X
  • ISBN-13: 9780787648374
  • DDC: 973.09
  • Shipping Weight: 16.15 lbs ( 7.33 kgs)
  • Print | Hardcover
  • © 2001 | Published



Designed to provide the information most sought after by students looking for information on United States presidents, Complete American Presidents Sourcebook is a 5-vol. set providing a comprehensive biographies from George Washington to George W. Bush. Featuring both biographies and primary source documents, each profile includes:

  • A 2,000-to 3,400-word essay covering the president’s life, career and legacy
  • An emphasis on the long-term impact of the president’s administration
  • One or more full or excerpted speech/inaugural addresses
  • Background and impact notes
  • A 1,200-to 1,800-word biography of the first lady
  • Sidebars and indexes
  • And much more


"A noteworthy resource with some unusual features...These volumes contain a wealth of accessible information." -- School Library Journal (November 2001)

— School Library Journal

"This extremely useful set chronicles United States presidents from George Washington through George W. Bush...This set is incredibly thorough and complete. It includes controversial issues such as Thomas Jefferson’s liaison with Sally Hemings and Bill Clinton’s indiscretions in a wonderful one-stop reference tool." -- VOYA (Febraury 2002)


"Although aimed at report writers in grades five through ten, the material also makes excellent supplemental material for classroom instruction. Complete American President’s Sourcebook is recommended for school libraries. Public libraries might also consider this easily accessible set for their patrons." -- Booklist (November 2001)

— Booklist

"Chronologically arranged, beginning with George Washington in 1789 and ending with George W. Bush in 2001, the Complete American Presidents Sourcebook contains a wealth of well-researched information for American history buffs and scholars alike." -- ARBA (2002)