Reassessing the Presidency : The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom
by John V. Denson
Publisher: Mises Institute 2001
Number of pages: 828
This book is the first full-scale revision of the official history of the U.S. executive state. It traces the progression of power exercised by American presidents from the early American Republican up to the eventual reality of the power-hungry Caesars which later appear as president in American history. Contributors examine the usual judgments of the historical profession to show the ugly side of supposed presidential greatness.
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