Presidential Government

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Yale University Press
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7.0 X 10.0 X 1.1 inches | 2.03 pounds

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About the Author
Benjamin Ginsberg is the David Bernstein Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University and chairof the Hopkins Center for Advanced Governmental Studies. He is the co-author of American Government: Power and Purpose, among other titles. He lives in Potomac, MD.
"Destined to become the quintessential textbook on the American presidency."--Choice
"Ginsberg provides students with a sweep of presidential history. Put simply, it is excellent scholarship. I consider myself a good presidential historian and I learned much from reading it."--Wilbur C. Rich, Wellesley College
"Ginsberg has written a solid presidency textbook that offers a different approach than many on the market. The author . . . underscores many facets of the presidency that other texts miss"--Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha, University of North Texas
"Presidential Government is a book of great learning and rich insight. Through historical and institutional lenses Ginsberg offers a nuanced portrait of the presidency in the American constitutional system. It is a superb text."--Peri Arnold, author of Remaking the Presidency: Roosevelt, Taft and Wilson.
"With careful attention to detail...Ginsberg, a foremost scholar of American politics, provides important insights into the critical and uneasy relationship between executive power and the American republic."--Sidney Milkis, University of Virginia

"Comprehensive, up-to-date, and marked by a distinctive developmental approach, Benjamin Ginsberg's new book could become a classic text on the presidency for the twenty-first century."--Jeffrey K. Tulis, author of The Rhetorical Presidency