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The hidden-hand presidency

Fred I. Greenstein

The hidden-hand presidency

Eisenhower as leader

by Fred I. Greenstein

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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D. -- 1890-1969,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFred I. Greenstein.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 286 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23256990M
    ISBN 100465029485

      Such a book is The Hidden-Hand Presidency. To read it is to discover, among other things, that everything you ever believed about Dwight Eisenhower as president of the United States is wrong. * Economist * A fascinating exposition of Eisenhower's leadership : Paperback. The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader by Fred I Greenstein starting at $ The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader has 1 .

    Get this from a library! The hidden-hand presidency: Eisenhower as leader. [Fred I Greenstein] -- "When Eisenhower left office more than twenty years ago, he was generally regarded as the very model of an ineffective president, a benign but politically indecisive leader who reigned but did not. hidden-hand Presidency Source: The Oxford Guide to the United States Government Author(s): John J. Patrick, Richard M. Pious, Donald A. Ritchie. The “hidden-hand Presidency” was the term used by Princeton political scientist Fred Greenstein to describe the Presidency of Dwight David.

      In The Hidden-Hand Presidency, Fred I. Greenstein, one of the country's leading political scientists, shows that behind Ike's bland 'statesmanlike' exterior there was a distinctive, self-consciously articulated style of :   However, as the political scientist Fred Greenstein wrote, Eisenhower conducted a "hidden hand" presidency, often directing and shaping the course of .


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Such a book is The Hidden-Hand Presidency. To read it is to discover, among other things, that everything you ever believed about Dwight Eisenhower as president of the United States is wrong." (Economist) "A fascinating exposition of Eisenhower's leadership techniques."Cited by: The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader by Fred Greenstein was published injust two decades after Eisenhower departed the White House.

Greenstein is Professor of Politics Emeritus at Princeton University and the author of several books about politics and the presidency.4/5. "The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader" by Fred Greenstein was published injust two decades after Eisenhower departed the White House. Greenstein is Professor of Politics Emeritus at Princeton University and the author of several books about politics and the presidency.

His most recent book, "Inventing the Job of President: Leadership Style from George. "A deliberately circumscribed book, but the sharp focus serves its intellectual intensity." National Review "Some books, like some scientific theories, have the capacity to alter people's whole way of looking at the world.

Such a book is The Hidden-Hand : Johns Hopkins University Press. The phrase was coined for Eisenhower by the historian Blanch W. Cook, if memory serves. Ike is widely regarded by scholars as an exceptionally able administrator, which is not surprising, since he commanded six armies in WWII who had almost as muc.

This book was incredibly insightful about the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower. I had to read it as part of an American history course for my general ed requirements but unlike so much other required reading this was an actually engaging book/5.

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he Hidden-Hand Presidency and Presidential Diference, Greenstein elaborated on this theme: the President, he wrote, “was once as­ sumed to have been a well-intentioned politi­ cal innocent, but he emerges from the histori­.

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Buy The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader by Fred I Greenstein online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Hidden-Hand Presidency was the product of serendipity and surprise.

In the latter part of the s, I embarked on a study of the personal qualities and White House arrangements that shape the conduct of the modern American presidency. I was particularly concerned with the fragility of recent presidencies.

discovered through this book was his ability to design an effective organizational structure that had a clear chain of command and how he successfully managed decision-making in such a structure. The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader Secret Empire: Eisenhower, the CIA, and the.

From the PBS American Experience program 'Ike', with Fred Greenstein and Arthur Schlesinger giving competing views of Eisenhower's performance in relation to McCarthyism.

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Southworth; The Hidden Hand, a American film serial; The Hidden Hand: Middle East Fears of Conspiracy. He wrote or co-wrote nine books including The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader and The Presidential Difference: Leadership Style from FDR to Clinton. He died from complications of Parkinson's disease on December 3, at the age of The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader: Fred I Greenstein: Books - (3).

The “hidden-hand Presidency” was the term used by Princeton political scientist Fred Greenstein to describe the Presidency of Dwight David Eisenhower. During his term most historians and political scientists viewed Eisenhower as a political amateur who reigned but did not rule. The hidden-hand presidency: Eisenhower as leader by Fred I.

Greenstein; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Politics and government, Case studies. Start studying APUSH Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. "Hidden hand presidency" Billy Graham's book that was a bestseller throughout the 50s.

The presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower began at noon EST on Januwith his inauguration as the 34th President of the United States, and ended on Janu Eisenhower, a Republican, took office as president following his victory over Democrat Adlai Stevenson in the presidential election. John F. Kennedy succeeded him after winning the presidential t: See list.

The Hidden-Hand Presidency (Paperback) Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Write a review. Fred I Greenstein. Walmart # $ $ 50 $ $ Book Format. Select Option. Current selection is: Paperback. Book Format: Paperback.

Paperback. Qty: Brand: Fred I Greenstein.The author, a pacesetter in the fashionable movement to reassess the Eisenhower presidency in a favorable light, sees his subject as shrewd, confident and self-aware.

Although there is a long illustrative chapter on Eisenhower's calculated use of the "hidden hand" in bringing down Joseph McCarthy, the book deals primarily with method and style at the expense of substance.

As we know from Fred Greensteins’s book on President Dwight D. Eisenhower, The Hidden Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader (), Author: Elaine Kamarck.