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Presidential Greatness

Thomas A. Bailey

Presidential Greatness

The Image and the Man from George Washington to the Present

by Thomas A. Bailey

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Irvington Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: American,
  • Presidents,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8229591M
    ISBN 100891976426
    ISBN 109780891976424

    Video on C-SPAN's Historians Survey on Presidential Leadership Watch the Washington Journal segment on the survey View full results from C-SPAN's Survey of Presidential Leadership. Starting in , at the impulse of Arthur Schlesinger Sr. of Harvard University, historians have weighted in by providing their rankings of the presidents according to greatness. Ever since, the surveys of presidential performance have multiplied with the most famous being the C .

    Get this from a library! Presidential greatness. [Marc Karnis Landy; Sidney M Milkis; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- "Marc Landy and Sidney Milkis claim that we have had no great presidents in the last half of this century. In this provocative new book, they explain why.". Journal of Interdisciplinary History () Presidential Greatness. By Marc Landy and Sidney M. Milkis (Lawrence, University Press of Author: Jean Yarbrough.

    Presidential Greatness by Marc Landy starting at $ Presidential Greatness has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. This review of ""The Image and the Man"" from George Washington through Lyndn B. Johnson is offered, as the author states, ""with more humility than its contents suggest."" If in many (perhaps most) cases he disagrees with the assessments of his fellow historians, he does so without rancor, in a manner that invites friendly debate rather than furious arguments. The first part of .


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The merits of this book are that it raises two important historical questions -- what is Presidential greatness, and who were our great Presidents -- and that it presents a great deal of evidence with which to answer those questions.

The failure of the book is that it arrives at the wrong answers. There are two reasons that the book so fails/5(6). The authors see ‘party government’ as the path to these virtues and best way for presidents to combine creativity and accountability.

A terrific book.” —Erwin C. Hargrove, author of The President as Leader: Appealing to the Better Angels of Our Nature “A searching analysis of what constitutes presidential greatness.

Presidential Greatness book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When a new president is elected in November, someone will be called /5.

Presidential Greatness. By Marc Landy and Sidney M. Milkis. Presidential Greatness book University Press of Kansas, ; pp. vii + $ paper. Landy and Milkis provide a book on presidential greatness very different from what has been written previously.

They identify five great presidents using the criteria of having vision and serving as agents for change. Presidential Greatness Marc Karnis Landy Author University Press of Kansas $ (p) ISBN Buy this book Listing their picks of the United States' five greatest.

Presidential Greatness Hardcover – January 1, by Thomas Bailey (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Milkis and Marc Landy. Tuesday, Ma {PM} (EST) When. Tuesday, Ma {PM} (EST). The authors see 'party government' as the path to these virtues and best way for presidents to combine creativity and accountability.

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Presidents by "Presidential Greatness Score" in Presidential greatness User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. What constitutes presidential greatness. While there are no neutral, objective standards, Landy (political science, Boston Coll.) and Milkis (government, Univ.

of Virginia) argue that greatness is Read full review. Book Review Presidential Greatness. Presidential Greatness. By Marc Landy and Sidney M. Milkis (Lawrence, University Press of Kansas, ) pp.

$ Despite widespread complaints about the general decline of standards, Americans have been noticeably reluctant to call more than a handful of their presidents "great.".

Presidential greatness is determined by being in the White House at the right time -- or the wrong time. The presidency is a reactive job. Presidential greatness and democratic leadership --George Washington: greatness and the limits of the constitutional presidency --Thomas Jefferson: making the executive safe for democracy --Andrew Jackson: leadership in mass democracy --Abraham Lincoln: the promise of the Declaration of Independence --Franklin Delano Roosevelt: democratic.

The merits of this book are that it raises two important historical questions -- what is Presidential greatness, and who were our great Presidents -- and that it presents a great deal of evidence with which to answer those questions.

The failure of the book is that it arrives at the wrong answers. There are two reasons that the book so fails/5(5). Destined for Presidential Greatness [GAG GIFT]: Everything I Know to Be the Most Supreme Leader of the Free World (The U.S.

Presidential Campaign Series) by Donald J. Trump Rated stars. The item Presidential greatness, Marc Landy and Sidney M. Milkis represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. Presidential greatness: the image and the man from George Washington to the Thomas Andrew Bailey Snippet view - Presidential Greatness: The Image and the Man from George Washington to the Present.

New York: Appleton-Century. → A non-quantitative appraisal by leading historian. Bose, Meena; Landis Mark (). The Uses and Abuses of Presidential Ratings. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

ISBN → A collection of essays by presidential. The psychologists then linked the chief executives' personality scores with success in office, as rated by the Murray-Blessing survey of academic historians, which was published in the book "Greatness in the White House: Rating the Presidents, Washington through Carter," (Pennsylvania State University Press, ).Presidential Greatness: Landy, Marc Karnis, Milkis, Associate Professor of Political Science Sidney M: Books - (5).Predictors of Greatness: Part I Wendt & Light (, European J.

Social Psychology): “Measuring ‘greatness’ in American presidents ” Factor analysis of Maranell (): Greatness = strength, accomplishments, prestige, and activeness Greatness correlates with assassination attempts ), wars declared or sanctioned by Congress.