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Where they stand : the American presidents in the eyes of voters and historians / By Robert W. Merry
Nonfiction Nonfiction | Simon & Schuster | 2012 | 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
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Imprint
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Descript
xxii, 298 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary
Merry examines how and why presidents succeed and fail by recounting the judgments of historians and comparing them to how the voters saw things.
Contents
Introduction: The great white house rating game -- I. The historians -- The judgment of history -- The vagaries of history -- II. The people -- The making of the presidency -- The presidential referendum -- The judgment of the electorate -- The stain of failure -- III. The test of greatness -- War and peace -- Split-decision presidents -- Leaders of destiny -- IV. Reputations in flux -- Republican resurgence -- The post-Cold War presidents -- Conclusion: Clear and present danger.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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ISBN
9781451625400
1451625405
9781451625424 (pbk.)
1451625421 (pbk.)
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