Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2013
"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
About the Author
Saladin M. Ambar teaches political science at Lehigh University.