American Presidents: Critical Essays

American Presidents: Critical Essays

by Melvin I. Urofsky

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below


First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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The American Presidents presents a comprehensive collection of highly informative articles analyzing and evaluating the presidential careers of the men who have occupied the office since its inception in 1789 down to the present day. The contributors consider the nature of presidential greatness, examine the ways in which challenges affected presidential greatness, and discuss personal characteristics and presidential performance. Very ably edited by Melvin I. Urofsky, The American Presidents is an essential, core, benchmark reference title for students of American political history, the American presidency, and political science studies.

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Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
Reference Library of the Humanities Series, #1971
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Melvin I. Urofsky is a professor of history at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. The author and editor of more than two dozen books and over one hundred articles, he edited the multi-volume Letters of Louis D. Brandeis(1972-1978) with David W. Levy. he is also the author of The Supreme Court Justices: A Biographical Dictionary(Garland, 1994) and of Division and Discord: The Supreme Court under Stone and Vinson, 1941-1953 (1997).

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