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Before the rhetorical presidency [electronic resource] / edited by Martin J. Medhurst.

Contributor(s): Medhurst, Martin J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Presidential rhetoric series: no. 19.Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, c2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (x, 356 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781603446266 (electronic bk.); 1603446265 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Presidents -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Presidents -- United States -- Language | Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States | United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century | USA / Pr�asident | Rhetorik | HISTORY / United States / 19th CenturyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Before the rhetorical presidency.DDC classification: 973.5092/2 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Was there a nineteenth century rhetorical presidency? a debate revisited / Martin J. Medhurst -- Part I. Alternative perspectives on the rhetorical presidency. Talking without speaking, and other curiosities / Mel Laracey ; On the forms of rhetorical leadership / Jeffrey K. Tulis ; Present at the founding: the rhetorical presidency in historical perspective / Stephen E. Lucas -- Part II. Nineteenth-century rhetorical presidencies. Little magic: Martin van Buren and the politics of gender / Susan Zaeske ; John Tyler and the rhetoric of the accidental presidency / David Zarefsky ; James Knox Polk: the first imperial president? / Karlyn Kohrs Campbell ; Franklin Pierce and the exuberant hauteur of an age of extremes: a love song for America in six movements / Stephen John Hartnett ; James Buchanan: romancing the Union / Robert E. Terrill ; Andrew Johnson and the politics of character / Stephen Howard Browne ; Resolute commander for just peace: the rhetoric of President Ulysses S. Grant / George R. Goethals ; The challenges of reunification: Rutherford B. Hayes on the close race and the racial divide / Amy R. Slagell ; The problem with public memory: Benjamin Harrison confronts the "southern question" / Kirt H. Wilson ; Grover Cleveland and the non-rhetorical presidency / Michael Leff ; William McKinley and the emergence of the modern rhetorical presidency / William D. Harpine -- Afterword: Questioning the rhetorical presidency construct / M.J Medhurst.
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Introduction: Was there a nineteenth century rhetorical presidency? a debate revisited / Martin J. Medhurst -- Part I. Alternative perspectives on the rhetorical presidency. Talking without speaking, and other curiosities / Mel Laracey ; On the forms of rhetorical leadership / Jeffrey K. Tulis ; Present at the founding: the rhetorical presidency in historical perspective / Stephen E. Lucas -- Part II. Nineteenth-century rhetorical presidencies. Little magic: Martin van Buren and the politics of gender / Susan Zaeske ; John Tyler and the rhetoric of the accidental presidency / David Zarefsky ; James Knox Polk: the first imperial president? / Karlyn Kohrs Campbell ; Franklin Pierce and the exuberant hauteur of an age of extremes: a love song for America in six movements / Stephen John Hartnett ; James Buchanan: romancing the Union / Robert E. Terrill ; Andrew Johnson and the politics of character / Stephen Howard Browne ; Resolute commander for just peace: the rhetoric of President Ulysses S. Grant / George R. Goethals ; The challenges of reunification: Rutherford B. Hayes on the close race and the racial divide / Amy R. Slagell ; The problem with public memory: Benjamin Harrison confronts the "southern question" / Kirt H. Wilson ; Grover Cleveland and the non-rhetorical presidency / Michael Leff ; William McKinley and the emergence of the modern rhetorical presidency / William D. Harpine -- Afterword: Questioning the rhetorical presidency construct / M.J Medhurst.

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