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Destiny's consul : America's ten greatest presidents / Michael P. Riccards

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Author:
Riccards, Michael P  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 385 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
C2012
Contents:
Preface: how presidents become great -- 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
Topic:
Presidents--History  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_994164