George Washington: Foundation Of Presidential Leadership And Character by Ethan FishmanGeorge Washington: Foundation Of Presidential Leadership And Character by Ethan Fishman

George Washington: Foundation Of Presidential Leadership And Character

EditorEthan Fishman, Mark J. Rozell, William D. Pederson

Hardcover | September 1, 2001

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Fishman, Pederson, Rozell, and their contributors examine the legacy of Washingtons presidency. Leading political scientists and historians describe and evaluate the impact of Washington's leadership on the institution of the presidency and on those who have since occupied the Oval Office. In the contemporary era of almost endless speculation about the role of character in presidential leadership, an analysis of Washington's character and the model he established is especially germane. The chapters provide diverse interpretations of the value of understanding Washington's leadership and the character of the modern presidency. Some of the scholars conclude that Washington indeed laid the foundation for good character and strong leadership in the presidency. Others take a more critical approach and see Washington, like many of his successors, as a fallible human being who possessed both character strengths and weaknesses. The lasting value of this analysis for political scientists, historians, and other students of the American presidency is that it demonstrates the continued vibrant debate over Washington's authentic legacy to the office.
Title:George Washington: Foundation Of Presidential Leadership And CharacterFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9.52 × 6.32 × 0.93 inPublished:September 1, 2001Publisher:Praeger PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0275968685

ISBN - 13:9780275968687

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