Dictionary of American Politics Author:Edward Conrad Smith & Arnold John Zurcher "This important reference work, containing 3500 entries, has demonstrated its value over the years to students, teachers,libraries, officials, speakers, and research workers. Every effort has been make to insure that the information given is accurate and up-to-date [q.v.] The entries explain the following: governmental terms, agencies and org... more »anizations; major Supreme Court decisions and acts of Congress; political parties; treaties; and slogans, political sland, and famous nicknames."
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"It is a necessary addition to reference libraries and will be useful to every citizen who is too rushed in private life to seek explanation of the myriad terms and phrases which he is reading in newspapers and periodicals." --Richmond Times-Dispatch« less