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How Governors Built the Modern American Presidency (Haney Foundation Series) Hardcover – April 6, 2012


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"Ambar identifies the origins of the expanded twentieth-century presidency in late nineteenth-century gubernatorial leadership. This is the first effort I know of that undertakes a systematic examination of the relationships between gubernatorial politics and the emergence of presidential activism in the Progressive Era and after."—Bruce Miroff, University at Albany-SUNY

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Saladin M. Ambar teaches political science at Lehigh University.

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Saladin Ambar writes and teaches about American politics and society at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He is the author of Malcolm X at Oxford Union: Racial Politics in a Global Era (Oxford University Press) and How Governors Built the Modern American Presidency (University of Pennsylvania Press). His first work of historical fiction ("The Frenchman and the Stranger") appeared in Seattle's Monarch Review. He is currently researching for a book on the political life and thought of former New York Governor, Mario Cuomo. All other times he is the father of 7 year-old triplets, who are fairly disinterested from all of the above. You can follow his blog on the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/saladin-ambar/

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