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The Resource The challenge of the American presidency : Washington to Obama, Philip Abbott

The challenge of the American presidency : Washington to Obama, Philip Abbott

Label
The challenge of the American presidency : Washington to Obama
Title
The challenge of the American presidency
Title remainder
Washington to Obama
Statement of responsibility
Philip Abbott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
According to Niccolo Machiavelli, leaders must always be prepared for unexpected change, sometimes rapidly and in violent and dramatic forms, in order to retain control of their fate. Philip Abbott applies this insight to U.S. presidents. He identifies six major periods of change in the political economic and international sphere and examines how presidents from Washington to Obama responded to new challenges. How presidents are elected, how they are expected to govern, how the economy functions, and what place the nation holds in the international system create general rules that presidents
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abbott, Philip
Dewey number
973.09/9
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.A28 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Political leadership
  • Executive power
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Executive power
  • Political leadership
  • Politics and government
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
The challenge of the American presidency : Washington to Obama, Philip Abbott
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The founding presidency (1789-1829) -- The partisan presidency (1829-1865) -- The eclipsed presidency (1865-1897) -- The modern presidency (1897-1945) -- The Cold War presidency (1945-1993) -- The post-modern presidency? (1993- )
Control code
750192976
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739166697
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e45b5795-3651-44bc-8faf-cd8a0a2213cb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)750192976
Label
The challenge of the American presidency : Washington to Obama, Philip Abbott
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The founding presidency (1789-1829) -- The partisan presidency (1829-1865) -- The eclipsed presidency (1865-1897) -- The modern presidency (1897-1945) -- The Cold War presidency (1945-1993) -- The post-modern presidency? (1993- )
Control code
750192976
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739166697
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e45b5795-3651-44bc-8faf-cd8a0a2213cb
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)750192976

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