Bad Presidents: Failure in the White House

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Bad Presidents: Failure in the White House

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781137306586
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 3/20/2013
  • Series: Evolving American Presidency Series
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Philip Abbott is Distinguished University Professor at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA. His recent books include Accidental Presidents: Death, Assassination, Resignation and Democratic Succession (2008) and Political Thought in America: Conversations and Debates, fourth edition (2010). He has published articles in a number of jourbanals, including Jourbanal of Politics, Presidential Studies Quarterly, and Perspectives on Politics. He has held the Thomas Jefferson Chair in American Studies at the University of Amsterdam.

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Table of Contents

1. Classifications: Presidents and Kings
2. John Tyler: The First Bad President?
3. The 'Irredeemables': Millard Fillmore
4. The 'Irredeemables': Franklin Pierce
5. The 'Irredeemables': James Buchanan
6. Lincoln in Reverse: Andrew Johnson
7. The First Hidden Hand Bad President: Ulysses S. Grant
8. The 'Irresponsibles': Warren G. Harding
9. The 'Irresponsibles': Calvin Coolidge
10. The 'Irresponsibles': Herbert Hoover
11. Ex Parte Exercitii: Richard Nixon
12. The Latest Bad President?: George W. Bush

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