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Reassessing the Presidency : The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom

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Reassessing the Presidency : The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedom
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Publisher: Mises Institute
ISBN/ASIN: 0945466293
ISBN-13: 9780945466291
Number of pages: 828

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This book is the first full-scale revision of the official history of the U.S. executive state. It traces the progression of power exercised by American presidents from the early American Republican up to the eventual reality of the power-hungry Caesars which later appear as president in American history. Contributors examine the usual judgments of the historical profession to show the ugly side of supposed presidential greatness.

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