The Modern Presidency, by Pfiffner, James P.
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- ISBN: 9780495802778 | 0495802778
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/25/2010
THE MODERN PRESIDENCY is a concise, accessible and sophisticated text that uses cases to illustrate important aspects of presidential action and decision-making. Written by a top scholar on the presidency, and thoroughly updated through the summer of 2009 to include the presidency of Barack Obama, the book looks at presidents as individuals and at the large institutions that make up the modern presidency.