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The Resource Where they stand : the American presidents in the eyes of voters and historians, Robert W. Merry

Where they stand : the American presidents in the eyes of voters and historians, Robert W. Merry

Label
Where they stand : the American presidents in the eyes of voters and historians
Title
Where they stand
Title remainder
the American presidents in the eyes of voters and historians
Statement of responsibility
Robert W. Merry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Merry examines how and why presidents succeed and fail by recounting the judgments of historians and comparing them to how the voters saw things
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merry, Robert W.
Illustrations
portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.M468 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Political leadership
  • United States
Label
Where they stand : the American presidents in the eyes of voters and historians, Robert W. Merry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The great white house rating game -- I. The historians -- The judgment of history -- The vagaries of history -- II. The people -- The making of the presidency -- The presidential referendum -- The judgment of the electorate -- The stain of failure -- III. The test of greatness -- War and peace -- Split-decision presidents -- Leaders of destiny -- IV. Reputations in flux -- Republican resurgence -- The post-Cold War presidents -- Conclusion: Clear and present danger
Control code
ocn755213541
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 298 p.
Isbn
9781451625424
Isbn Type
(trade paper)
Lccn
2011039883
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Where they stand : the American presidents in the eyes of voters and historians, Robert W. Merry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The great white house rating game -- I. The historians -- The judgment of history -- The vagaries of history -- II. The people -- The making of the presidency -- The presidential referendum -- The judgment of the electorate -- The stain of failure -- III. The test of greatness -- War and peace -- Split-decision presidents -- Leaders of destiny -- IV. Reputations in flux -- Republican resurgence -- The post-Cold War presidents -- Conclusion: Clear and present danger
Control code
ocn755213541
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxii, 298 p.
Isbn
9781451625424
Isbn Type
(trade paper)
Lccn
2011039883
Other physical details
ill.

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