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The exemplary presidency : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the American political tradition

Author: Philip Abbott
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that the American presidency can best be viewed as an "exemplary" institution from which occupants attempt to "read" and then shape political culture through the imaginative and selective  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Abbott, Philip.
Exemplary presidency.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)627104717
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Roosevelt; Roosevelt; Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Abbott
ISBN: 0870237063 9780870237065 0870237098 9780870237096
OCLC Number: 20296302
Description: xi, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Exemplary Governance --
"hamiltons we have today" --
"leadership... is interpretation" --
"the ruling passion of the noblest minds" --
The Story Teller and the Theorist --
"i could... tell you a thousand stories" --
"our individualism differs from all others" --
Is There a Jefferson on the Horizon? --
"he was no local american! he was no little american!" --
"the dream was the dream of an economic machine" --
The Parade --
"an emergency no less serious than war" --
"we are reviewing all kinds of human relationships" --
Oh, Shade of Jefferson --
"if jefferson were alive" --
"everybody here is equal" --
"a rich spot of earth... well watered... near a good market" --
"if we are successful here, we can march on step by step" --
" a seed bed out of which many other activities and experiments grew" --
"jeffersonianism... brought to higher levels in marxism-leninism" --
The Jacksonian Turn --
"evils overlap and reform becomes confused and frustrated" --
"they loved him for the enemies he had made" --
"the spirit of the husking bee is found today in carefully drafted statutes" --
"we have seen... constitutions first riduculed and then... thrown away" --
They Have Retired inot the Judiciary --
"a classic enemy of the people" --
freedom of contract is "the general rule and restraint the exception" --
like a "three-horse team" --
"who is to save us except the courts?" --
"on a thousand fronts" --
Black Easter and Other Lincolns --
"the second father of our republic" --
"roosevelt is grim/quotes lincoln" --
"in his hands our traditions are not safe" --
"a nation is like a person" --
Which Roosevelt Do I Imitate? --
"the foundation of all social morality" --
"the ghost of hamilton" --
"adding story to story"
Responsibility: Philip Abbott.
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