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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

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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