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The Presidential Game The Origins of American Presidential Politics by Richard Patrick McCormick

The Presidential Game The Origins of American Presidential Politics


The Presidential Game The Origins of American Presidential Politics by Richard Patrick McCormick

This book explains why the presidential selection process deviated from its originally intended course, and points out the historical disparity between the republican ideal and actual political practices.


The best (perhaps only) presidential synthesis suggested by a historian that is logically and factually compelling. It provides a simple, cohesive, and intelligent overview of a complex political process...Historians will read this book with enjoyment and immense profit. The Journal of American History A delight for serious students of American presidential politics. History: Reviews of New Books

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Publication date

5th May 1994


Richard Patrick McCormick

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Oxford University Press Inc


288 pages


Politics & government



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