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The Resource The Eisenhower presidency : lessons for the twenty-first century, edited by Andrew J. Polsky

The Eisenhower presidency : lessons for the twenty-first century, edited by Andrew J. Polsky

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The Eisenhower presidency : lessons for the twenty-first century
Title
The Eisenhower presidency
Title remainder
lessons for the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew J. Polsky
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"We are in the midst of a Dwight Eisenhower revival. Certainly, Eisenhower's presidency has much to teach us today about how a president might avert crises and showdowns at home or abroad. But he governed under conditions so strikingly different from those a chief executive faces in the early 21st century that we need to question how much of his style could work in our own era. The chapters in this volume address the lessons we can draw from the Eisenhower experience for presidential leadership today. The authors express varying opinions on how applicable his appracoh would be for our own time. On one side, they appreciate his limited faith in the power of his words to move public opinion and his reluctance to turn to the use of force to solve international problems. On the other side, they doubt that Ike's exercise of "hidden-hand" leadership (in Fred Greenstein's evocative term) would be possible in the modern media environment that makes Washington a giant fishbowl and instant revelation an acceptable norm. Both Eisenhower admirers and skeptics (and many of the authors are both) will find much in these essays to reinforce their preconceptions--and much that is unsettling. Eisenhower emerges as an effective but flawed leader. He was in many ways the right man for his time, but limited because he was also a man of his time"--Publisher's description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
973.921092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E835
  • E836
LC item number
  • .E478 2015
  • .E58 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Polsky, Andrew Joseph
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • Political leadership
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Präsident
  • Liderazgo
  • Liderazgo político
  • Political leadership
  • Politics and government
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
The Eisenhower presidency : lessons for the twenty-first century, edited by Andrew J. Polsky
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Roosevelt House book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Jonathan Fanton -- Foreword / Daniel A. Sharp -- Introduction / Andrew J. Polsky -- Reassessing and reviving Eisenhower's governing style / Kenneth E. Collier -- Leading as a true conservative : Eisenhower, the GOP, and the politics of fiscal responsibility / Geoffrey Kabaservice -- Closing argument : the verdict on Eisenhower and civil rights / David A. Nichols -- The Eisenhower transition : the economics and politics of economic policy / M. Stephen Weatherford -- Pursuing the parallel track / Mark Shanahan -- Sputnik moments : science and technology policy from Eisenhower to Obama / Zuoyue Wang -- Eisenhower's "strategic hand" : developing and executing a foreign policy vision / Meena Bose -- We're not in Kansas anymore : Eisenhower and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, 1953-1961 / Douglas Little -- Eisenhower and the military / Dale R. Herspring -- Peace dividends : President Eisenhower and the unbuilding of the American national security state / Andrew J. Polsky
Control code
ocn936410414
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiv, 261 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781498522229
Lccn
2015952396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781498522229
  • (OCoLC)936410414
Label
The Eisenhower presidency : lessons for the twenty-first century, edited by Andrew J. Polsky
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Roosevelt House book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Jonathan Fanton -- Foreword / Daniel A. Sharp -- Introduction / Andrew J. Polsky -- Reassessing and reviving Eisenhower's governing style / Kenneth E. Collier -- Leading as a true conservative : Eisenhower, the GOP, and the politics of fiscal responsibility / Geoffrey Kabaservice -- Closing argument : the verdict on Eisenhower and civil rights / David A. Nichols -- The Eisenhower transition : the economics and politics of economic policy / M. Stephen Weatherford -- Pursuing the parallel track / Mark Shanahan -- Sputnik moments : science and technology policy from Eisenhower to Obama / Zuoyue Wang -- Eisenhower's "strategic hand" : developing and executing a foreign policy vision / Meena Bose -- We're not in Kansas anymore : Eisenhower and U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, 1953-1961 / Douglas Little -- Eisenhower and the military / Dale R. Herspring -- Peace dividends : President Eisenhower and the unbuilding of the American national security state / Andrew J. Polsky
Control code
ocn936410414
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiv, 261 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781498522229
Lccn
2015952396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781498522229
  • (OCoLC)936410414

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