Book Presidential government : the crucible of leadership / James MacGregor Burns.
Publication year: 1973.
Call Number JK516 .B86 1973 ; JK516 .B8
Media class: Book
Edition: Sentry ed. / with a new preface by the author.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin
Includes Preface: The Third model : a personal preface by the author.
Extent: xxv, 366 p. ; 21 cm.
Part One. The Presidency in history. -- The Hamiltonian model -- The rise of presidential government -- The view toward the White House. -- Part Two. Presidential government today. -- The central decision makers -- The presidential politicians -- Collective leadership. -- Part Three. The testing of presidential government. -- The presidency and the national purpose -- The embattled presidency -- The crucible of leadership.