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The Modern Presidency: From Roosevelt To Reagan
The Modern Presidency: From Roosevelt To Reagan
Edited by Malcolm Shaw
Harper & Row, 1987, 317 pp

One American and six British scholars analyze and describe the growth of presidential power and the changing relationships of presidents to political parties, Congress, the executive branch and foreign policy. The authors sustain the incontestable point that the modern presidency began with F.D.R. A good introduction to the subject.