The Spoils of War: Greed, Power, and the Conflicts That Made Our Greatest Presidents

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$27.99
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PublicAffairs
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Pages
320
Dimensions
6.1 X 1.2 X 9.3 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781610396622

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About the Author

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita is the Julius Silver Professor of Politics and director of the Alexander Hamilton Center for Political Economy at New York University. He is the author of sixteen books, including The Predictioneer's Game. Alastair Smith is professor of politics at New York University. The recipient of three grants from the National Science Foundation and author of three books, he was chosen as the 2005 Karl Deutsch Award winner, given biennially to the best international relations scholar under the age of forty. They are also the authors of The Spoils of War: Greed, Power, and the Conflicts That Made Our Greatest Presidents.

Reviews

"This entertaining read, which still pushes significant empirical value related to American history and the presidency, leads its audience to question the actual nobility of even the most idolized American presidents. A daring work designed for a wide audience."--CHOICE