The lost soul of the American presidency : the decline into demagoguery and the prospects for renewal / Stephen F. Knott.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Knott, Stephen F., (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Format: Book
Published: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2019]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The long, declining road
  • The founders presidency : Washington, Hamilton, and an office of sober expectations
  • The presidency of popular consent : Thomas Jefferson and the "Revolution of 1800"
  • Andrew Jackson : "the majority is to govern"
  • Abraham Lincoln and the "mobocratic spirit"
  • Woodrow Wilson : "to be as big a man as he can"
  • FDR and Harry Truman : "give 'em hell"
  • Ike and Jack : a study in contrasting presidencies
  • The road to degradation
  • The apotheosis of the popular presidency : Donald J. Trump
  • The prospects for renewal.