The Resource The presidents : noted historians rank America's best--and worst--chief executives, Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, and C-SPAN ; special contributions by Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, Richard Norton Smith

The presidents : noted historians rank America's best--and worst--chief executives, Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, and C-SPAN ; special contributions by Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, Richard Norton Smith

Label
The presidents : noted historians rank America's best--and worst--chief executives
Title
The presidents
Title remainder
noted historians rank America's best--and worst--chief executives
Statement of responsibility
Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, and C-SPAN ; special contributions by Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, Richard Norton Smith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a complete ranking of United States presidents from best to worst based on their leadership skills, moral authority, and ability to persuade the public
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
CMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lamb, Brian
Dewey number
  • 352.230973
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK516
LC item number
.L24 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brinkley, Douglas
  • Medford, Edna Greene
  • Smith, Richard Norton
  • Swain, Susan
  • C-SPAN (Television network)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Advertising, Political
  • Political campaigns
  • Television in politics
Label
The presidents : noted historians rank America's best--and worst--chief executives, Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, and C-SPAN ; special contributions by Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, Richard Norton Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-509) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A note to readers on style -- Our special contributors -- Introduction / Susan Swain -- The magnificent lion / Richard Norton Smith -- A brief history of presidential rankings / Douglas Brinkley -- The top ten. Abraham Lincoln / Harold Holzer -- George Washington / Ron Chernow -- Franklin D. Roosevelt / Doris Kearns Goodwin -- Dwight D Eisenhower / William I. Hitchcock -- Harry S. Truman / Aida D. Donald -- Thomas Jefferson / Willard Sterne Randall -- John F. Kennedy / Robert Dallek -- Ronald Reagan / Lou Cannon -- Lyndon B. Johnson / Robert A. Caro -- The men in the middle. Woodrow Wilson / A. Scott Berg -- Barack Obama / David J. Garrow -- James Monroe / John Ferling -- James K. Polk / John Seigenthaler -- William McKinley / Robert W. Merry -- Jame Madison / Noah Feldman -- Andrew Jackson / Mark R. Cheathem -- John Adams / Gordon S. Wood -- George H.W. Bush / Jeffrey A. Engel -- John Quincy Adams / James Traub -- Ulysses S. Grant / Ronald C. White -- Grover Cleveland / H. Paul Jeffers -- William Howard Taft / Jeffrey Rosen -- Gerald R. Ford / James Cannon -- Jimmy Carter / Michael J. Gerhardt -- Calvin Coolidge / Amity Shlaes -- Richard M. Nixon / Evan Thomas -- James A. Garfield / Kenneth D. Ackerman -- Benjamin Harrison / Charles W. Calhoun -- Zachary Taylor / Elbert B. Smith -- Rutherford B. Hayes / Ari Hoogenbom -- George W. Bush / James Mann -- And all the rest. Martin Van Buren / Michael Douglas Henderson -- Chester A. Arthur / Scott S. Greenberger -- Herbert Hoover / Richard Norton Smith -- Millard Fillmore / Edna Greene Medford -- William Henry Harrison / Ronald G. Shafer -- John Tyler / Edward P. Grapol -- Warren G Harding / John W. Dean -- Franklin Pierce / Peter A. Wallner -- Andrew Johnson / David O. Stewart -- James Buchanan / Robert Strauss -- Historians' perspectives on president Donald J. Trump / Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, and Richard Norton Smith -- Postscript: The presidency, national identity, and the pursuit of equal justice / Edna Greene Medford -- Appendix I: Historians' survey on presidential leadership, total scores and overall rankings -- Appendix II: US presidents in chronological order
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 523 pages
Isbn
9781541774339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1096434654
  • 1783652
  • (OCoLC)on1096434654
  • 1783652
Label
The presidents : noted historians rank America's best--and worst--chief executives, Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, and C-SPAN ; special contributions by Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, Richard Norton Smith
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-509) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A note to readers on style -- Our special contributors -- Introduction / Susan Swain -- The magnificent lion / Richard Norton Smith -- A brief history of presidential rankings / Douglas Brinkley -- The top ten. Abraham Lincoln / Harold Holzer -- George Washington / Ron Chernow -- Franklin D. Roosevelt / Doris Kearns Goodwin -- Dwight D Eisenhower / William I. Hitchcock -- Harry S. Truman / Aida D. Donald -- Thomas Jefferson / Willard Sterne Randall -- John F. Kennedy / Robert Dallek -- Ronald Reagan / Lou Cannon -- Lyndon B. Johnson / Robert A. Caro -- The men in the middle. Woodrow Wilson / A. Scott Berg -- Barack Obama / David J. Garrow -- James Monroe / John Ferling -- James K. Polk / John Seigenthaler -- William McKinley / Robert W. Merry -- Jame Madison / Noah Feldman -- Andrew Jackson / Mark R. Cheathem -- John Adams / Gordon S. Wood -- George H.W. Bush / Jeffrey A. Engel -- John Quincy Adams / James Traub -- Ulysses S. Grant / Ronald C. White -- Grover Cleveland / H. Paul Jeffers -- William Howard Taft / Jeffrey Rosen -- Gerald R. Ford / James Cannon -- Jimmy Carter / Michael J. Gerhardt -- Calvin Coolidge / Amity Shlaes -- Richard M. Nixon / Evan Thomas -- James A. Garfield / Kenneth D. Ackerman -- Benjamin Harrison / Charles W. Calhoun -- Zachary Taylor / Elbert B. Smith -- Rutherford B. Hayes / Ari Hoogenbom -- George W. Bush / James Mann -- And all the rest. Martin Van Buren / Michael Douglas Henderson -- Chester A. Arthur / Scott S. Greenberger -- Herbert Hoover / Richard Norton Smith -- Millard Fillmore / Edna Greene Medford -- William Henry Harrison / Ronald G. Shafer -- John Tyler / Edward P. Grapol -- Warren G Harding / John W. Dean -- Franklin Pierce / Peter A. Wallner -- Andrew Johnson / David O. Stewart -- James Buchanan / Robert Strauss -- Historians' perspectives on president Donald J. Trump / Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, and Richard Norton Smith -- Postscript: The presidency, national identity, and the pursuit of equal justice / Edna Greene Medford -- Appendix I: Historians' survey on presidential leadership, total scores and overall rankings -- Appendix II: US presidents in chronological order
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 523 pages
Isbn
9781541774339
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1096434654
  • 1783652
  • (OCoLC)on1096434654
  • 1783652

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