The Presidency of Richard Nixon / Edition 1

The Presidency of Richard Nixon / Edition 1

by Melvin Small
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The Presidency of Richard Nixon / Edition 1

"Small's book has the qualities we have come to expect from the American Presidency Series: comprehensive without being overwhelming, reflecting current scholarship, balanced in its judgments (no mean feat when dealing with Nixon), and a pleasure to read. Recommended without reservation."—Stephen E. Ambrose, author of Nixon and Undaunted Courage

"In one masterful volume, Melvin Small surveys every important facet of the Nixon presidency. His great achievement is to transcend the controversy still surrounding this president to write a history remarkable for its balance. It's certain to set the standard on this subject for years."—Allen J. Matusow, author of Nixon's Economy

"Skillfully balances Nixon's impressive achievements against his poisonous cynicism and deceitfulness."—Hugh Davis Graham, coeditor of The Carter Presidency

Author Biography: Melvin Small is professor of history at Wayne State University and author of Democracy and Diplomacy; Covering Dissent; Johnson, Nixon, and the Doves; and Was War Necessary, among other books.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780700609734
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Series: American Presidency Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1Train Whistles in the Night1
2Organizing the White House31
3Ending America's Longest War59
4The Great Game97
5Beyond the Grand Design127
6Law and Order153
7Disraeli Redux185
8A Private President's Public Relations215
9The Road to Reelection241
11Running for Ex-President297
Bibliographical Essay349

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