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Kleinerman, Benjamin A
The discretionary president : the promise and peril of executive power / Benjamin A. Kleinerman
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  JK516 .K55 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Executive power -- United States -- History
Separation of powers -- United States -- History
Physical Description xv, 322 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-306) and index
Contents Hobbes's liberal absolutism -- Locke's attempt at taming the prince -- The Federalist constitution -- Hamilton's executive government -- Madison's landmarks of power -- Jefferson's prerogative -- Lincoln's example -- The civil war confiscation debate -- The discretionary executive and the separation of powers

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