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Destiny's Consul: America's Ten Greatest Presidents

Michael P. Riccards
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
Language
English
ISBN
9781442216242 (cloth : alk. paper), 1442216247 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781442216266 (electronic), 1442216263 (electronic)
Contents
  • George Washington: creating a nation in war and then in peace
  • Thomas Jefferson: establishing popular rule
  • Andrew Jackson: the president as a tribune of the people
  • James K. Polk: the arts of waging conflict
  • Abraham Lincoln: the commander in chief goes to war
  • Theodore Roosevelt: the dynamics of domestic reform
  • Woodrow Wilson: the progressive agenda at home and across the world
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt: the establishment of the modern presidency
  • Harry S. Truman: the first imperial president
  • Ronald Reagan: unleashing right wing America
  • Conclusion.
Description
xii, 385 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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