The Imperial Presidency

The Imperial Presidency

by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
     
 

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From two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., comes one of the most important and influential investigations of the American presidency. The Imperial Presidency traces the growth of presidential power over two centuries, from George Washington to George W. Bush, examining how it has both served and harmed the Constitution and what

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From two-time Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., comes one of the most important and influential investigations of the American presidency. The Imperial Presidency traces the growth of presidential power over two centuries, from George Washington to George W. Bush, examining how it has both served and harmed the Constitution and what Americans can do about it in years to come. The book that gave the phrase “imperial presidency” to the language, this is a work of “substantial scholarship written with lucidity, charm, and wit” (The New Yorker).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780547527352
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
08/12/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
577,694
File size:
1 MB

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