Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln: Competing Perspectives on Two Great Presidencies
In this fifth volume of the M.E. Sharpe Library of Franklin D. Roosevelt Studies, American scholars compare the leadership styles of FDR and Abraham Lincoln. Eleven contributions address such topics as the role of heroes and significant others in the lives of these presidents, the principles of democratic leadership, and how the Roosevelt legacy is taught in schools today. Pederson teaches American studies at Louisiana State U. and Williams is Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
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