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The imperial executive in America

Sir Edmund Andros, 1637-1714

by Mary Lou Lustig

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Madison, [N.J.], London, Cranbury, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New England,
  • Virginia,
  • Great Britain,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714.,
    • Governors -- New York (State) -- Biography.,
    • Governors -- New England -- Biography.,
    • Governors -- Virginia -- Biography.,
    • Colonial administrators -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Colonial administrators -- United States -- Biography.,
    • New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
    • New England -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
    • Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-323) and index.

      StatementMary Lou Lustig.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF122.A53 L87 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination339 p. :
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3954696M
      ISBN 100838639364
      LC Control Number2001054333

        In his classic book The Imperial Presidency, historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. warned that the American political system was threatened by “a conception of .   The imperial presidency has some justification in times of acute peril. The immediate aftermath of 9/11 certainly justified some degree of unilateral executive action, as did in its way the.

      Three committees form the governance structure of Imperial. The Council is the governing and executive body of the College. The Court provides a public forum where the wider interests served by the College can be raised. The Senate is the academic authority of the College which works to direct and regulate the teaching work of the College. From two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., comes one of the most important and influential investigations of the American presidency. The Imperial Presidency traces the growth of presidential power over two centuries, from George Washington to George W. Bush, examining how it has both served and harmed the Constitution and what Americans can do about it in years /5(3).

      The Imperial Presidency, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., Houghton Mifflin (). Note: The Imperial Presidency was published in , not long before President Nixon resigned over the Watergate scandal. The author subsequently revisited the theme several times, as attested to by the epilogue () and first introduction () in this edition. Through a collection of interviews with Vidal, the book covers themes dear to Assange and WikiLeaks, tracing the historical events that gave rise to the military-industrial-security complex, as well as the expansion of executive powers that led to what the author calls “the imperial presidency.”.


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