The Ferocious Engine of Democracy: Theodore Roosevelt through George Bush

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Madison Books, 1995 - History - 424 pages
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This book explores the evolution of American democracy through the office of our presidents. The second volume treats the modern presidency, beginning with Theodore Roosevelt and continuing through George Bush. Foreword by James McPherson and James MacGregor Burns.

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The Ferocious Engine of Democracy, Volume Two: A History of the American Presidency

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For readers who may have been disappointed in the approach taken by Forrest McDonald in his recent overview, The American Presidency: An Intellectual History (LJ 2/1/94), this narrative history may be ... Read full review

Contents

Prime Minister and World Prophet
39
The Republican Ascendancy 19211933
91
The Advent of the Modern Presidency
127
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Michael P. Riccards is currently President of Shepherd College in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

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