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The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America
by James MacGregor Burns
The Three Roosevelts is the extraordinary political biography of the intertwining lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, who emerged from the closed society of New York's Knickerbocker elite to become the most prominent American political family of the twentieth century. As Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning...
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Leadership
by James MacGregor Burns
A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian examines transformational leaders from Moses to Machiavelli to Martin Luther King Jr. in this “impressive book” ( The Washington Post ).   Historian and political scientist James MacGregor Burns has spent much of his career documenting the use and misuse of power by leaders throughout...
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The Crosswinds of Freedom: 1932–1988 (The American Experiment)
by James MacGregor Burns
A Pulitzer Prize winner’s “immensely readable” history of the United States from FDR’s election to the final days of the Cold War ( Publishers Weekly ).   The Crosswinds of Freedom is an articulate and incisive examination of the United States during its rise to become the world’s sole superpower. Here is a young...
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Transforming Leadership
by James MacGregor Burns
In Transforming Leadership, Burns illuminates the evolution of leadership structures, from the chieftains of tribal African societies, through Europe's absolute monarchies, to the blossoming of the Enlightenment's ideals of liberty and happiness during the American Revolution. Along the way he looks at key breakthroughs in leadership...
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Fire and Light: How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World
by James MacGregor Burns
"With this profound and magnificent book, drawing on his deep reservoir of thought and expertise in the humanities, James MacGregor Burns takes us into the fire's center. As a 21st-century philosopher, he brings to vivid life the incandescent personalities and ideas that embody the best in Western civilization and shows us how...
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Running Alone: Presidential Leadership from JFK to Bush II
by James MacGregor Burns
Since mid-century, America has witnessed an ominous decline in presidential leadership, culminating in the failing presidency of George W. Bush today. How did this happen? In Running Alone , the distinguished political scientist and leadership expert James MacGregor Burns finds the origin of the problem in John F. Kennedy’s...
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Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court
by James Macgregor Burns
From renowned political theorist James MacGregor Burns, an incisive critique of the overreaching power of an ideological Supreme Court For decades, Pulitzer Prize-winner James MacGregor Burns has been one of the great masters of the study of power and leadership in America. In Packing the Court , he turns his eye to the U.S....
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Dead Center: Clinton-Gore Leadership and the Perils of Moderation
by Georgia Jones Sorenson, James Macgregor Burns
"The urgent question of our time is whether we can make change our friend and not our enemy....To renew America, we must be bold...must revitalize our democracy....Together with our friends and allies, we will work to shape change, lest it engulf us." With those inaugural words, William Jefferson Clinton began his first term as...
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George Washington: The American Presidents Series: The 1st President, 1789-1797
by James MacGregor Burns
A premier leadership scholar and an eighteenth-century expert define the special contributions and qualifications of our first president Revolutionary hero, founding president, and first citizen of the young republic, George Washington was the most illustrious public man of his time, a man whose image today is the result of the...
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The Definitive FDR: Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox (1882–1940) and Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom (1940–1945)
by James MacGregor Burns
A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian’s dramatic biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, US president during the Depression and WWII. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the longest serving president in US history, reshaping the country during the crises of the Great Depression and World War II. James MacGregor Burns’s magisterial...
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