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The collapse of fortress Bush : the crisis of authority in American government

Author: Alasdair Roberts
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the Bush presidency began to collapse, pundits were quick to tell a tale of the imperial presidency gone awry, a story of secretive, power-hungry ideologues who guided an arrogant president down the road to ruin. But the inside story of the failures of the Bush administration is both much more complex and alarming, says leading policy analyst Alasdair Roberts. In the most comprehensive, balanced view of the
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Named Person: George W Bush; George W Bush; George W Bush; George W Bush
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alasdair Roberts
ISBN: 9780814776063 081477606X
OCLC Number: 154759488
Description: xi, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. A crisis of authority --
2. Citizens and aliens --
3. Home alone --
4. Soothing the market --
5. Cakewalk --
6. The collapse of Fortress Bush --
7. Beyond the imperial presidency --
Notes --
Index --
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