The American Presidency

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Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987 - Political Science - 266 pages
The American Presidency is one of the most popular books ever published on America's highest office. Clinton Rossiter's eloquent and insightful classic now appears with a substantial new introduction by Michael Nelson. Firmly grounded in history, constitutional analysis, and political culture, The American Presidency examines the evolution of presidential powers and limitations and evaluates the performances of individual presidents since Washington's inauguration in 1789.

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Clinton Rossiter (1917–1970) was a historian and political scientist who taught at Cornell University. He was the author of more than twenty books on American institutions and history and was the recipient of the Bancroft Prize and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award .

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