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Republican Character

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 220 Nombre de pages
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Donald T. Critchlow is Katzin Family Professor of History and leads the Program in Political History and Leadership at Arizona St... Lire la suite
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Auteur

Donald T. Critchlow is Katzin Family Professor of History and leads the Program in Political History and Leadership at Arizona State University. He is author of numerous books, including In Defense of Populism: Protest and American Democracy, also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.



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Republican Character examines the role of temperament, personality, character, and leadership ability in political success. Donald T. Critchlow compares the strengths and weaknesses of four key Republicans-Richard Nixon, Nelson Rockefeller, Barry Goldwater, and Ronald Reagan-as well as the uneasy alliances that arose between them.



Contenu

Introduction. Presidential Character, Politics, and Power

Chapter 1. Richard Nixon: The Disillusioned Idealist
Chapter 2. Nelson Rockefeller: Ambition and Appetite
Chapter 3. Idealism Betrayed, Opportunity Denied: Nixon and Rockefeller Compared
Chapter 4. Barry Goldwater: Undisciplined Individualist
Chapter 5. Ronald Reagan: Principled Pragmatist
Chapter 6. Uneasy Allies: Goldwater and Reagan Compared

Epilogue. Voters and Leaders in Disarray

Notes
Index
Acknowledgments

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Republican Character
Sous-titre: From Nixon to Reagan
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780812224719
ISBN: 978-0-8122-2471-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: University of Pennsylvania Press
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 220
Poids: g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm
Année: 2020