The American Presidency

Written By Alan Brinkley
The American Presidency
  • Publsiher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 18 May 2021
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
  • Pages : 572 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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The American Presidency

The American Presidency
  • Author : Alan Brinkley,Davis Dyer
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 572
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : A collection of essays about the American presidency explores such questions as how has the office evolved from the Founding Father's intentions, what were some of the lasting presidential initiatives, and what separates a successful president from an unsuccessful one....

The American Presidency a Very Short Introduction

The American Presidency  a Very Short Introduction
  • Author : Charles O. Jones
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-09
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : "The second edition of this Very Short Introduction focuses on the challenges facing American presidents in meeting the high expectations of the position in a separation of powers system. This masterly revision explores critical issues that are object of contemporary debate and shows how the American presidency evolved over the ...

Founding the American Presidency

Founding the American Presidency
  • Author : Richard J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 313
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : At a time when the institution of the presidency seems in a state of almost permanant crisis, it is particularly important to understand what sort of an institution the framers of the Constitution thought they were creating. Founding the American Presidency offers a first-hand view of the minds of the ...

Presidents and the American Presidency

Presidents and the American Presidency
  • Author : Lori Cox Han,Diane J. Heith
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 488
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : "Presidents and the American Presidency engages students in the study of the presidency through an exploration of both the political institution and the men who have held the office. Considering both the strengths and the weaknesses of the office, authors Lori Cox Han and Diane J. Heith move beyond purely ...

The Oxford Handbook of the American Presidency

The Oxford Handbook of the American Presidency
  • Author : George C. Edwards III
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-04
  • Total pages : 896
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : With engaging, new contributions from major figures in the field, 'The Oxford Handbook of the American Presidency' provides the key point of reference for anyone working in American politics today....

Hollywood s White House

Hollywood s White House
  • Author : Peter C. Rollins,John E. O'Connor
  • Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
  • Release Date : 2005-02-01
  • Total pages : 441
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : " Winner of the 2003 Ray and Pat Browne Book Award, given by the Popular Culture Association The contributors to Hollywood's White House examine the historical accuracy of these presidential depictions, illuminate their influence, and uncover how they reflect the concerns of their times and the social and political visions of the ...

War and the American Presidency

War and the American Presidency
  • Author : Arthur Meier Schlesinger
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2005-10-17
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : "Historical reflections that deftly challenge the political and ideological foundations of President Bush's foreign policy."--Charles A. Kupchan, New York Times In a book that brings a magisterial command of history to the most urgent of contemporary questions, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., explores the war in ...

The Development of the American Presidency

The Development of the American Presidency
  • Author : Richard J. Ellis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-02-20
  • Total pages : 602
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : A full understanding of the institution of the American presidency requires us to examine how it developed from the founding to the present. This developmental lens, analyzing how historical turns have shaped the modern institution, allows for a richer, more nuanced understanding. The Development of the American Presidency pays great ...

The Paradoxes of the American Presidency

The Paradoxes of the American Presidency
  • Author : Thomas E. Cronin,Michael A. Genovese,Professor of Political Science and Director Institute for Leadership Studies Michael A Genovese, PH.D.
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Total pages : 410
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : Explains Americans' contradictory expectations of the role of the president and offers suggestions for improving the presidency despite the public's dissatisfaction with and the seemingly impossible duties and challenges of the office. UP....

The history of the American presidency

The history of the American presidency
  • Author : John Stewart Bowman
  • Publisher : JG Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : A straightforward and accessible reference work filled with useful and interesting information, along with more than 240 illustrations, "History of the American Presidency traces the evolution of America's highest office....

The American Presidency

The American Presidency
  • Author : Richard M. Pious
  • Publisher : Basic Books (AZ)
  • Release Date : 1979
  • Total pages : 491
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : In his reassessment of the American presidency, Pious maintains that a president's accomplishments are directly related to his willingness to assert his constitutional authority to resolve important issues rather than to electoral support, party politics,...

Civil Rights Rhetoric and the American Presidency

Civil Rights Rhetoric and the American Presidency
  • Author : Enrique D.. Rigsby,James Arnt Aune,Enrique D. Rigsby
  • Publisher : Texas A & M University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 347
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : For a century and a half the words of presidents have framed, expressed, and sometimes challenged the civil rights policies of America. As James Aune notes in his introduction to this important volume, “Perhaps more than in any other policy arena, presidential discourse on civil rights and justice toward African ...

The American Presidency

The American Presidency
  • Author : David C. Kozak,Kenneth N. Ciboski
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 592
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : This book is a collection of original essays, enduring classics, and documents on the American presidency that places emphasis on aspects of the policy process in the White House. These readings will help students distinguish between myth and reality in studying the presidency. There is extensive discussion of the limitations ...

The Constitution and the American Presidency

The Constitution and the American Presidency
  • Author : Martin L. Fausold,Alan Shank
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1991-01-01
  • Total pages : 323
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : In this unusual and provocative volume, historians examine the presidencies of Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, F. D. R., and Truman, while political scientists assess the contemporary presidency and suggest a range of reforms, from modest to radical, including fundamental alterations to the balance of power between the presidency and ...

The American Presidency

The American Presidency
  • Author : Duncan Watts
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 9780618382736
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Summary : The presidency is a complex topic for study, not least because it defies simple explanations. It is unique and evolving, elastic and changing. Different occupants mould the presidency to suit their own needs and the national requirements of the time. Sometimes, the circumstances have been ripe for an extension of ...