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Author Barber, James David, author
Title The presidential character : predicting performance in the White House / James David Barber
Imprint Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1992
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  973.099 B2334 1992    DUE 05-02-24    30500100747644
Edition 4th ed
Descript xv, 522 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Presidential character and how to foresee it -- Three tragic tales -- The active-negative presidents -- The origins of presidential compulsion -- Richard Nixon: construction and destruction -- The passive-negative presidents -- The passive-positive presidents -- Reagan's rise and rule -- Franklin D. Roosevelt and active-positive affection -- Harry S Truman and active-positive combat -- John F. Kennedy and active-positive commitment -- The crucial Ford transition -- Beyond Character -- Jimmy Carter: predicted and reviewed -- George Bush: the world view dilemma -- Adding it up
"The presidential character unifies political psychology, history, and biography to help readers understand the complex factors that influence our vote. In addition, the author includes predictions actually written and published before Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Bush ever served and presents an analysis of how predictions work."--Cover
Link Online version: Barber, James David. Presidential character. 4th ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1992 (OCoLC)624703674
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Case studies
Presidents -- United States -- Psychology
Prediction (Psychology)
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