Remaking the Presidency: Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson, 1901-1916

Remaking the Presidency: Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson, 1901-1916

by Peri E. Arnold
     
 

The first comprehensive study of the three Progressive Era presidents who stretched the limits of the early twentieth-century presidency in order to meet the emerging public expectations. Explains the leadership differences between the three presidents and looks at the impact the Progressive movement had on the office of the presidency.See more details below

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The first comprehensive study of the three Progressive Era presidents who stretched the limits of the early twentieth-century presidency in order to meet the emerging public expectations. Explains the leadership differences between the three presidents and looks at the impact the Progressive movement had on the office of the presidency.

Editorial Reviews

Journal of American History
Arnold's fresh perspectives concerning Progressive Era politics will delight anyone interested in the period.
Washington Times
Though aimed at academic readers, this quite readable book deserves a wider audience.
Presidential Studies Quarterly
Combines illuminating analysis of executive leadership style with an informative account of the social forces resulting in the Progressive Era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700618187
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
08/04/2011
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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