Beyond the Rhetorical Presidency

Beyond the Rhetorical Presidency

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Since the time of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, the American presidency has changed in profound ways. Chief among these has been the way presidents interact with the general public. The ten chapters of this volume, by presidential scholars Jeffrey Tulis, Glen E. Thurow, Thomas W. Benson, Roderick P. Hart, Thomas Goodnight, and George Edwards, among others, offer thought-provoking analyses concerning the role of presidential rhetoric in passing policy, generating support, and promoting public discourse.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 148 x 226 x 20mm | 498.95g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • index
  • 1585443948
  • 9781585443949
  • 2,411,275

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"This volume is unique [in] attempting to address and update the implications of the rhetorical presidency. I know of no other volume that attempts this. At this time, the book is needed so that we can go beyond the Reagan years, when, as Tulis points out, the rhetorical presidency was all the rage."--Theodore O. Windt, University of Pittsburghshow more

About Martin J. Medhurst

Martin J. Medhurst is a distinguished professor of rhetoric and communication at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.show more

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