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The Resource Profiles in leadership : historians on the elusive quality of greatness, edited by Walter Isaacson

Profiles in leadership : historians on the elusive quality of greatness, edited by Walter Isaacson

Label
Profiles in leadership : historians on the elusive quality of greatness
Title
Profiles in leadership
Title remainder
historians on the elusive quality of greatness
Statement of responsibility
edited by Walter Isaacson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
324.2/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E176
LC item number
.P95 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Isaacson, Walter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leadership
  • Political leadership
  • Political activists
  • Social reformers
  • Businessmen
Label
Profiles in leadership : historians on the elusive quality of greatness, edited by Walter Isaacson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-309) and index
Contents
Introduction / Walter Isaacson -- George Washington, the general / Thomas Fleming -- Charles Finney, prophet of social reform / Frances FitzGerald -- President Ulysses S. Grant and the battle for equality / Sean Wilentz -- J. Pierpont Morgan : he knew he was right / Jean Strouse -- Chief Joseph and the challenge of Indian leadership / Elliott West -- When presidents become weak / Robert Dallek -- The phenomenon of W. E. B. DuBois / Annette Gordon-Reed -- Mr. McGraw / Kevin Baker -- Two approaches to leadership / Alan Brinkley -- The qualities of leadership : Dwiht D. Eisenhower as warrior and president / David M. Kennedy -- The implausible Wendell Willkie : leadership ahead of its time / David Levering Lewis -- "Am I a 'screwball', or am I a pioneer?" : Pauli Murray's Civil Rights movement / Glenda Gilmore -- Robert Kennedy, the empathetic leader / Evan Thomas
Control code
ocn601098335
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
331 p.
Isbn
9780393076554
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010021459
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)601098335
Label
Profiles in leadership : historians on the elusive quality of greatness, edited by Walter Isaacson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-309) and index
Contents
Introduction / Walter Isaacson -- George Washington, the general / Thomas Fleming -- Charles Finney, prophet of social reform / Frances FitzGerald -- President Ulysses S. Grant and the battle for equality / Sean Wilentz -- J. Pierpont Morgan : he knew he was right / Jean Strouse -- Chief Joseph and the challenge of Indian leadership / Elliott West -- When presidents become weak / Robert Dallek -- The phenomenon of W. E. B. DuBois / Annette Gordon-Reed -- Mr. McGraw / Kevin Baker -- Two approaches to leadership / Alan Brinkley -- The qualities of leadership : Dwiht D. Eisenhower as warrior and president / David M. Kennedy -- The implausible Wendell Willkie : leadership ahead of its time / David Levering Lewis -- "Am I a 'screwball', or am I a pioneer?" : Pauli Murray's Civil Rights movement / Glenda Gilmore -- Robert Kennedy, the empathetic leader / Evan Thomas
Control code
ocn601098335
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
331 p.
Isbn
9780393076554
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2010021459
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)601098335

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