Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: Government and Politics provides a concise history of the U.S. government and political scene throughout American history, with a particular emphasis on how government and politics effects---and is affected by---social change.
In two volumes, the set is organized chronologically, by era, into chapters. Chapters include:
Each chapter features an introductory essay on the era followed by entries grouped under consistent subheads:
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History: Government and Politics consists of approximately 400 entries, including subject entries and biographies that average about 1,000 words; 350 images, including maps; a chronology; a glossary; sources for further study; and a general index.
"The thorough explanations of complicated events and detailed descriptions of the important people of the day (and why they were significant) provide a rich context for the development of U.S. government and politics...highly recommended for public, high school, and undergraduate academic library collections."
--ARBA, March 2009
Price: US $279.00