The modern American presidency
"The Modern American Presidency" is a lively, interpretive synthesis of 20th century leaders, filled with intriguing insights into how the presidency has evolved as America rose to prominence on the world stage. Gould traces the decline of the party system and the increasing importance of the media, resulting in the rise of the president as celebrity. 36 photos.
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Review: The Modern American PresidencyUser Review - Goodreads
A very superficial survey of the American presidency from early 1900's. Serve more as an introductory rather than an analytical work of history.
Review: The Modern American PresidencyUser Review - Frank Stein - Goodreads
A solid and thoughtful look at the Presidents from McKinley to Bush, with a focus on their relationship to the press and to the executive office itself. Gould actually gives a lot of credit for the ... Read full review