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I felt this book was very balanced and took in so many attributes of the presidents. That is: Leadership, Wars, Recessions, Financial Decisions. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kindle Customer
In The Leaders We Deserved (And a Few We Didn’t): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game, Alvin S. Felzenberg argues that presidential surveys, where participants rank U.S. Read morePublished 14 months ago by K. Willmore
One does not have to agree with his analysis to appreciate his methodology in rating the presidents. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Frank W. Jackson
When you start feeling bad about the government, just thumb through, and you'll know it could have been worse.
Every kid bored with history should get this book.
I went into the book with a mild bias against the author for political reason, and
I read the book with that bias in mind. Read more
This book takes a new tact on ranking American presidents. Not only does it evaluate what presidents actually "did do" but also what they "did not do" and how their actions stand... Read morePublished on December 26, 2011 by Dayton Lavon Kitchens
Alvin Felzenberg is dissatisfied with the criteria historians use to rank U.S. presidents. His concerns range from the rating methods to the biasing effects of historians'... Read morePublished on December 22, 2011 by John M. Ford
This book is a blatant attempt to recast presidential ratings in a more conservative light. I got about halfway through the book before I grew tired of reading that "Ronald Reagan... Read morePublished on November 20, 2011 by mehsab