The Constitution and the American Presidency

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The product of a spring 1988 symposium at SUNY-Geneseo attended by eleven historians and political scientists. The historians examine the presidencies of Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, FDR, and Truman, while the political scientists assess the contemporary presidency and suggest reforms affecting the balance of power between the president and Congress. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Table of Contents

Forrest McDonald



The Presidency and Constitutional Development

Part I. Constitutional Development of the Presidency:
Historical Perspectives

Introduction to Part I

1. The Jefferson Presidency and Constitutional Beginnings
Ralph Ketcham

2. The Constitution and the Presidencies: The Jackson Era
Robert V. Remini

3. The Constitution of the Lincoln Presidency and the Republican Era
Michael Les Benedict

4. The Constitution of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidency and the Progressive Era
William H. Harbaugh

5. The Constitution of the Hoover and F. Roosevelt Presidency and the Depression Era
Ellis W. Hawley

6. The Constitution of the Truman Presidency and the Post-World War II Era
Donald R. McCoy

Part II. The Constitution and the Modern Presidency:
Political Science Perspectives

Introduction to Part II

7. The Constitutional Presidency in American Political Development
Jeffrey K. Tulis

8. The Constitution and Presidential Budget Powers: The Modern Era
Louis K. Fisher

9. The Modern Presidency and the Constitution: Foreign Policy
Louis W. Koenig

10. Presidential War Powers, the War Powers Resolution, and the Persian Gulf
Richard M. Pious

11. The Presidency and the Future of Constitutional Government
Donald L. Robinson

Afterword Presidential Power and the Ideological
Struggle Over Its Interpretation
Theodore J. Lowi

An Historian's Last Word
Martin L. Fausold

A Political Science Perspective
Alan Shank



Subject Index

Name Index

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