American Model of Revolutionary Leadership: George Washington and Other Founders / Edition 1

American Model of Revolutionary Leadership: George Washington and Other Founders / Edition 1

by Daniel J. Elazar, Ellis Katz, Elazar Daniel J
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819183512

ISBN-13: 9780819183514

Pub. Date: 03/28/1992

Publisher: University Press of America

This book is designed to be a contribution to the lessons the world can learn from the leadership in the American Revolutionary experience. The emphasis is on the transition from revolutionary to stable democratic leadership. The first part contains chapters by Garry Wills, Forest McDonald, and Barry Schwartz on 'Power Gained by Surrender,' 'Washington, Cato, and

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This book is designed to be a contribution to the lessons the world can learn from the leadership in the American Revolutionary experience. The emphasis is on the transition from revolutionary to stable democratic leadership. The first part contains chapters by Garry Wills, Forest McDonald, and Barry Schwartz on 'Power Gained by Surrender,' 'Washington, Cato, and Honor,' and 'George Washington and a Whig Conception of Leadership,' respectively. The second section focuses on contrasting models and includes the selections: 'Samuel Adams and Saint-Just: Contrasting Examples of Professional Revolutionaries' by Moshe Hazani; 'Revolutionary Leadership and the Problem of Power' by Gary Schmitt; and 'Albert Gallatin: Political Method in Leadership' by Rozann Rothman. The final section looks toward leadership in subsequent generations in sections: 'Lincoln's Political Humanitarianism: Moral Reform and the Covenant Tradition in American Political Culture' by David Greenstone and 'Where have all the Leaders Gone? Ruling Elites and Revolution since World War II' by Steven Spiegel. Co-published with the Center for the Study of Federalism.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819183514
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Pt. 1The Transition from Revolutionary to Stable Democratic Leadership
Ch. 1Contrasting Models of Revolutionary Leadership3
Ch. 2Power Gained by Surrender29
Ch. 3Washington, Cato, and Honor: A Model for Revolutionary Leadership43
Ch. 4George Washington and the Whig Conception of Heroic Leadership59
Pt. 2Contrasting Models
Ch. 5Samuel Adams and Saint-Just: Contrasting Examples of Professional Revolutionaries95
Ch. 6Revolutionary Leadership and the Problem of Power139
Ch. 7Jefferson and Executive Power: Revisionism and the "Revolution of 1800"149
Ch. 8Albert Gallatin: Political Method in Leadership173
Pt. 3Leadership in Subsequent Generations
Ch. 9Lincoln's Political Humanitarianism: Moral Reform and the Covenant Tradition in American Political Culture195
Ch. 10Where Have All the Leaders Gone? Ruling Elites and Revolution Since World War II227
About the Authors251

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