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The Presidential Difference


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Praise for Princeton's previous editions: "A wonderful book... For journalists, it is a great checklist as to what we ought to be--but probably are not likely to be--looking for in a presidential candidate. -- David Broder Praise for Princeton's previous editions: "Among the many excellent books on the American presidency, Greenstein's The Presidential Difference will occupy a unique position... His descriptions and evaluations make it a book that can be read with profit by everyone who cares about American political life. -- Robert A. Dahl, author of "On Democracy"

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Fred I. Greenstein is professor of politics emeritus at Princeton University. His books include "Inventing the Job of President: Leadership Style from George Washington to Andrew Jackson" and "The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader".


Praise for Princeton's previous editions: "Illuminating... A perceptive view of the leadership qualities and the events that shaped the triumphs and tragedies of the modern presidency."--Phil Gailey, New York Times Praise for Princeton's previous editions: "If I were to assign just one short book on the modern presidency, this would be it."--Stephen Hess, Globe and Mail

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