The Presidential Difference: Leadership Style from FDR to Barack Obama (Third Edition) / Edition 3

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Overview

Praise for Princeton's previous editions: A wonderful book. . . . For journalists, it is a great checklist as to what we ought to be—but probably are not likely to be—looking for in a presidential candidate."—David Broder

Praise for Princeton's previous editions: Among the many excellent books on the American presidency, Greenstein's The Presidential Difference will occupy a unique position. . . . . His descriptions and evaluations make it a book that can be read with profit by everyone who cares about American political life."—Robert A. Dahl, author of On Democracy

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Editorial Reviews

Globe & Mail
Praise for Princeton's previous editions : If I were to assign just one short book on the modern presidency, this would be it.
— Stephen Hess
New York Times - Phil Gailey
Praise for Princeton's previous editions: Illuminating. . . . A perceptive view of the leadership qualities and the events that shaped the triumphs and tragedies of the modern presidency.
Globe and Mail - Stephen Hess
Praise for Princeton's previous editions: If I were to assign just one short book on the modern presidency, this would be it.
From the Publisher
Praise for Princeton's previous editions: Illuminating. . . . A perceptive view of the leadership qualities and the events that shaped the triumphs and tragedies of the modern presidency."—Phil Gailey, New York Times

Praise for Princeton's previous editions: If I were to assign just one short book on the modern presidency, this would be it."—Stephen Hess, Globe and Mail

New York Times
Praise for Princeton's previous editions : Illuminating. . . . A perceptive view of the leadership qualities and the events that shaped the triumphs and tragedies of the modern presidency.
— Phil Gailey
Globe and Mail

Praise for Princeton's previous editions: "If I were to assign just one short book on the modern presidency, this would be it.
— Stephen Hess

New York Times
Praise for Princeton's previous editions: "Illuminating. . . . A perceptive view of the leadership qualities and the events that shaped the triumphs and tragedies of the modern presidency.
— Phil Gailey
Globe and Mail
Praise for Princeton's previous editions: "If I were to assign just one short book on the modern presidency, this would be it.
— Stephen Hess
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780691143835
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publication date: 8/10/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 335,834
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Fred I. Greenstein is professor of politics emeritus at Princeton University. His books include "Inventing the Job of President: Leadership Style from George Washington to Andrew Jackson" and "The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader".

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