Great American Presidents

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This is the first volume in a new series for the Miller Center and includes chapters from several well-known authors and professors, including Hans J. Morgenthau, Kevin Phillips, Norman Graebner, Michael Riccards, Merrill Peterson, Ralph Ketcham, Alf Mapp, Mortimer Sellers, and Garrett Sheldon. Co-published with the Miller Center for Public Affairs.

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Overview

This is the first volume in a new series for the Miller Center and includes chapters from several well-known authors and professors, including Hans J. Morgenthau, Kevin Phillips, Norman Graebner, Michael Riccards, Merrill Peterson, Ralph Ketcham, Alf Mapp, Mortimer Sellers, and Garrett Sheldon. Co-published with the Miller Center for Public Affairs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819198853
  • Publisher: University Press of America
  • Publication date: 7/25/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 258
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.94 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1 The Nature of Greatness 3
2 Jefferson and the Politics of the 1990s 7
3 Presidents, Politics, and the Public Philosophy 31
4 George Washington 43
5 Thomas Jefferson 65
6 James Madison 91
7 Jefferson, Madison, and the Presidency: An Integrated View 107
8 John Quincy Adams and the Federalist Tradition 123
9 James K. Polk 161
10 Perspectives from Lincoln in American Memory 165
11 The Classics and Jefferson's Political Philosophy 191
12 American Republicanism 207
13 Liberalism vs. Republicanism: Where Does Jefferson Stand? 225
Concluding Observations 239
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