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The imperial presidency

Arthur M. Schlesinger (Author)
The title uses the past to illuminate the present and the future. Presidential power, it points out, has been nurtured above all by war
Print Book, English, 1973
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1973
x pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 505 pages ; 24 cm
9780395177136, 9780233965703, 0395177138, 023396570X
What the Founding Fathers intended
Where the Founding Fathers disagreed
The rise of presidential war
Congress makes a comeback
The presidency resurgent : the Second World War
The presidency ascendant : Korea
The presidency rampant : Vietnam
The revolutionary presidency : Washington
Democracy and foreign policy
The secrecy system
The future of the presidency