Political Corruption in America, 2 Volume Set An Encyclopaedia of Scandals, Power and Greed

Taal: Engels
Political Corruption in America, 2 Volume Set
  • Engels
  • Hardcover
  • 9781682175484
  • Druk: 3
  • november 2017
  • 850 pagina's
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This dynamic, two-volume reference work covers the complete scandal-filled history of American political corruption. Over 350 information-packed entries explore the people, crimes, investigations and court cases behind 200 years of political scandals. Highlights of this third edition include: 350 A-Z entries, with See Also references, that knit together people, cases & crimes New entries in this updated edition include Charles Rangel, Aaron Schock, Thaddeus McCotter, Rick Renzi, G. Thomas Porteous, Sheldon Silver and new information on the New Jersey George Washington bridge scandal, the Veterans Administration scandal and Russian hacking during the 2016 Presidential election. Eight helpful Appendices provide important overviews of scandal groups A full range of Illustrations, including political cartoons, photos, along with graphs and tables to provide more context A comprehensive, in-depth Historical Chronology of major political scandals in US history, from colonial times to the present An expanded Primary Documents section provides important additional resources An annotated Bibliography, Suggested Readings, and Cumulative Subject INdex round out the rich resources available in these volumes Available in print and ebook formats Students, scholars, and other readers interested in American history, political science, and ethics will appreciate this survey of a wide range of corrupting influences. An important look at how our political system developed and changed and the forces that compelled these changes. With its comprehensive coverage of this interesting topic, Political Corruption in America will prove to be a useful addition to the reference collections of all public libraries, university libraries, history collections, political science collections and high schools.

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Highly recommended for reference collections in public libraries, university libraries, history collections, political collections, and high schools. -Library Journal '...the bibliography at the end of each entry often includes detailed listings of primary and secondary sources. Kudos to the author for writing such an exemplary reference work.' -American Reference Books Annual '...this encyclopedia is a useful contribution to the field. Highly recommended.' -CHOICE 'Political Corruption should be useful in most academic, high school, and public libraries.' -Booklist This work is recommended for all political science collections. -ARBA

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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Druk
3
Verschijningsdatum
november 2017
Aantal pagina's
850 pagina's
Illustraties
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Grey House Publishing
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Grey House Publishing Inc

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9781682175484

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Subtitel
An Encyclopaedia of Scandals, Power and Greed
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1KBB
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JPZ

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