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The Resource Command of office : how war, secrecy, and deception transformed the presidency from Theodore Roosevelt to George W. Bush, Stephen Graubard

Command of office : how war, secrecy, and deception transformed the presidency from Theodore Roosevelt to George W. Bush, Stephen Graubard

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Command of office : how war, secrecy, and deception transformed the presidency from Theodore Roosevelt to George W. Bush
Title
Command of office
Title remainder
how war, secrecy, and deception transformed the presidency from Theodore Roosevelt to George W. Bush
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Graubard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author uses the words of the last eighteen presidents to chart the steady accumulation of power in the oval office in the twentieth century--from William McKinley through George W. Bush
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Graubard, Stephen Richards
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • Political leadership
  • International relations
  • Political leadership
  • Political science
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Command of office : how war, secrecy, and deception transformed the presidency from Theodore Roosevelt to George W. Bush, Stephen Graubard
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The presidency. Of a republic transformed by kings, courtiers, and warriors -- Accidental presidents and vice presidential heirs apparent -- Let the people speak : no more smoke-filled rooms -- The presidents. To be a king (Theodore Roosevelt) -- The dauphin (William Howard Taft) -- The democratic interloper (Woodrow Wilson) -- Back to normalcy (Warren Harding) -- The great enigma (Calvin Coolidge) -- The engineer (Herbert Hoover) -- The savior (Franklin Roosevelt) -- The creator (Harry Truman) -- The general (Dwight D. Eisenhower) -- The boy wonder (John F. Kennedy) -- The Texan (Lyndon B. Johnson) -- The villain? (Richard Nixon) -- The innocent (Gerald Ford) -- The new Georgia (Jimmy Carter) -- The actor (Ronald Reagan) -- The Connecticut Yankee in disguise (George H.W. Bush) -- The rake's progress (Bill Clinton) -- Reagan's boy (George W. Bush) -- Epilogue -- Appendix : Bryce's and Toqueville's America : a prefiguring of twentieth-century America?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 722 pages
Isbn
9780465027576
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004007706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54913825
Label
Command of office : how war, secrecy, and deception transformed the presidency from Theodore Roosevelt to George W. Bush, Stephen Graubard
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The presidency. Of a republic transformed by kings, courtiers, and warriors -- Accidental presidents and vice presidential heirs apparent -- Let the people speak : no more smoke-filled rooms -- The presidents. To be a king (Theodore Roosevelt) -- The dauphin (William Howard Taft) -- The democratic interloper (Woodrow Wilson) -- Back to normalcy (Warren Harding) -- The great enigma (Calvin Coolidge) -- The engineer (Herbert Hoover) -- The savior (Franklin Roosevelt) -- The creator (Harry Truman) -- The general (Dwight D. Eisenhower) -- The boy wonder (John F. Kennedy) -- The Texan (Lyndon B. Johnson) -- The villain? (Richard Nixon) -- The innocent (Gerald Ford) -- The new Georgia (Jimmy Carter) -- The actor (Ronald Reagan) -- The Connecticut Yankee in disguise (George H.W. Bush) -- The rake's progress (Bill Clinton) -- Reagan's boy (George W. Bush) -- Epilogue -- Appendix : Bryce's and Toqueville's America : a prefiguring of twentieth-century America?
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 722 pages
Isbn
9780465027576
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004007706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)54913825

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