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Presidents' Day
A Select Bibliography of Resources at Palomar College Library


Presidents of the United States


The books listed below may be found at Palomar College Library. For location and additional information about each title, click the blue hyperlink.    You may search the catalog of Palomar Library for more books (at the search form, click “keyword” and then type “George Washington” or "Abraham Lincoln" in the search box), or search the catalogs of other libraries.

George Washington

E312 .B85 1996
Brookhiser, Richard.
Founding father: Rediscovering George Washington. New York: Free Press, 1996.

E312 .E245 2004
Ellis, Joseph J.
His Excellency: George Washington. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.

E263 .P4 F575 2004
Fischer, David Hackett. Washington's crossing. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

E312.17.W6 2003
, Henry. An imperfect god: George Washington, his slaves, and the creation of America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003.

Abraham Lincoln

E457 .C43 2006
Carwardine, Richard. Lincoln: a life of purpose and power. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006.

E457.2 .D66 2003
Donald, David Herbert. "We are Lincoln men": Abraham Lincoln and his friends. New York: Simon & Schuster, c2003.

E457.45 .G66 2005
Goodwin Kearns, Doris. Team of rivals: The political genius of Abraham Lincoln. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

E457 .K424 2003
Keneally, Thomas.
Abraham Lincoln. New York: Lipper/Viking, 2003.

E471 .M37 2006
Marvel, William.
Mr. Lincoln goes to war. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006.

E457.2 .M643 2002
Miller, William Lee. Lincoln's virtues: an ethical biography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.

E457 .P575 2002
Pinsker, Matthew.
Abraham Lincoln. Washington, D.C: CQ Press, 2002.  

E457.5 .S993 2006
Swanson, James L. Manhunt: the twelve-day chase for Lincoln's killer. New York: William Morrow, 2006.

E457.2 .T74 2005
Trefousse, Hans Louis
. "First among equals": Abraham Lincoln's reputation during his administration. New York: Fordham University Press, 2005.


E477.61 .W56 2001
April 1865 [videorecording] By Jay Winik / A & E Video, New York, NY: distributed by New Video, 2003.

E457 .L563 2006
Lincoln and Lee at Antietam [videorecording]: the cost of freedom. By Rob Child and Associates, Pittsburgh, PA: distributed by Inecom, 2006.


The full-text of the following articles may be found by clicking on the blue hyperlink.    Find additional articles in other online databases. Passwords are required for off-campus access to these databases.

Brookhiser, R. (1997, July/August). What today's students should know about George Washington. Social Studies, 88(4), 150-152.  Retrieved January 17, 2007, from EBSCO MasterFile Premier database.

Skocpol, Theda, and Lawrence R. Jacobs. "Accomplished And Embattled: Understanding Obama's Presidency." Political Science Quarterly 127.1 (2012): 1-24. Academic Search Premier. Web. 11 Mar. 2013.

Livingstone, D. (1999, Fall). The Emancipation Proclamation, the Declaration of Independence, and the Presidency: Lincoln's model of statesmanship. Perspectives on Political Science, 28(4), 203-230. Retrieved January 17, 2007, from EBSCO MasterFile Premier database.

Schlesinger, Jr., A.M. (1997, Summer). Rating the presidents: Washington to Clinton. Political Science Quarterly, 112(2), 179-190.  Retrieved January 17, 2007, from EBSCO MasterFile Premier database.

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