Government by the People, Brief Election Update
by James MacGregor Burns, David O'Brien, J.W. Peltason, Thomas E. Cronin, David B. Magleby, Paul Charles Light
Paperback, 544 pages
Published December 22nd 2004 by Prentice Hall
(first published 1000)
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This is often referred to as the Burns and Peltason text. A classic introduction to American politics. Their perpsective is not one that I preferred, so I never used this as a textbook. Nonetheless, it was a legendary introduction (and was republished through many subsequrent editions over time).
An award-winning author of presidential and leadership studies, James MacGregor Burns is the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College and Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his bachelor's degree from Williams College and his Ph.D. in po...moreMore about James MacGregor Burns...