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Author Riccards, Michael P.
Title Destiny's consul : America's ten greatest presidents / Michael P. Riccards.
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
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 Floor3  JK511 .R52 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 385 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: how presidents become great -- George Washington: creating a nation in war and then in peace -- Thomas Jefferson: establishing popular rule -- Andrew Jackson: the president as a tribune of the people -- James K. Polk: the arts of waging conflict -- Abraham Lincoln: the commander in chief goes to war -- Theodore Roosevelt: the dynamics of domestic reform -- Woodrow Wilson: the progressive agenda at home and across the world -- Franklin D. Roosevelt: the establishment of the modern presidency -- Harry S. Truman: the first imperial president -- Ronald Reagan: unleashing right wing America -- Conclusion.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- History.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 1442216247 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442216242 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442216266 (electronic)
1442216263 (electronic)
OCLC number 776874673