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The American presidency : origins and development, 1776-2007 / Sidney M. Milkis, Michael Nelson.

Author/Creator:
Milkis, Sidney M.
Edition:
5th ed.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 530 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Presidents -- United States -- History.
Executive power -- United States -- History.
Constitutional history -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
Contents:
The Constitutional Convention
Creating the presidency
Implementing the constitutional presidency : George Washington and John Adams
The triumph of Jeffersonianism
The age of Jackson
The presidency of Abraham Lincoln
The reaction against presidential power : Andrew Johnson to William Mckinley
Progressive politics and executive power : the presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft
Woodrow Wilson and the defense of popular leadership
The triumph of conservative republicanism
The consolidation of the modern presidency : Franklin D. Roosevelt to Dwight D. Eisenhower
Personalizing the presidency : John F. Kennedy to Jimmy Carter
A restoration of presidential power? Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush
Bill Clinton and the modern presidency
George W. Bush and beyond
The vice presidency.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Nelson, Michael, 1949-
ISBN:
9780872893368 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0872893367 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
145378145
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