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Leadership and the modern presidency

Author: Fred I Greenstein
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard U.P., 1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nine eminent political scientists and historians here present their assessments of the leadership styles and organizational talents of presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt through Ronald Reagan.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred I Greenstein
ISBN: 0674518551 9780674518551
OCLC Number: 465116473
Description: 430 s
Contents: Introduction: Toward a Modern Presidency Fred I. Greenstein 1. Franklin D. Roosevelt: The First Modern President William E. Leuchtenburg 2. Harry S. Truman: Insecurity and Responsibility Alonzo L. Hamby 3. Dwight D. Eisenhower: Leadership Theorist in the White House Fred I. Greenstein 4. John F. Kennedy: The Endurance of Inspirational Leadership Carl M. Brauer 5. Lyndon B. Johnson: Paths Chosen and Opportunities Lost Larry Berman 6. Richard M. Nixon: The Corporate Presidency Joan Hoff- Wilson 7. Gerald R. Ford: A Healing Presidency Roger Porter 8. Jimmy Carter: The Politics of Public Goods Erwin C. Hargrove 9. Ronald Reagan: The Primacy of Rhetoric William K. Muir, Jr. 10. Nine Presidents in Search of a Modern Presidency Fred I. Greenstein Contributors Notes Acknowledgments Index

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A lively collection. Leuchtenburg on FDR is the best thing going in short form. Muir on Reagan is sure to cause a controversy. Greenstein is helpful and original as usual. And there's still more! -- Read more...

 
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