Leadership: In Turbulent Times
  • Leadership: In Turbulent Times
  • Leadership: In Turbulent Times
  • Leadership: In Turbulent Times
ISBN: 1476795924
EAN13: 9781476795928
Language: English
Release Date: Sep 18, 2018
Pages: 352
Dimensions: 1" H x 9" L x 6" W
Weight: 1.74 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians. Insight is her imprint.--USA TODAY

A book like Leadership should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country and ourselves.--The Washington Post

We can only hope that a few of Goodwin's many readers will find in her subjects' examples a margin of inspiration and a resolve to steer the country to a better place.--The New York Times Book Review

In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership.

Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader?

In Leadership, Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely--Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)--to show how they recognized leadership qualities within themselves and were recognized as leaders by others. By looking back to their first entries into public life, we encounter them at a time when their paths were filled with confusion, fear, and Read More chevron_right

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