aThough we cannot learn leadership, we can learn from leaders, which is why this volume is so engaging and valuable.aaBoston Globe What made FDR a more successful leader during the Depression crisis than Hoover? Why was Eisenhower more effective as supreme commander at war than he was as president? Who was Pauli Murray and why was she a pivotal figure in the civil rights movement? Find the answers to these questions and more in essays by great historians including Sean Wilentz, Alan Brinkley, Annette Gordon-Reed, Jean Strouse, Frances FitzGerald, and others. Entertaining and insightful individually, taken together the essays address the enduring ingredients of leadership, the focus of an introduction by Walter Isaacson.In mid-July they crossed the Bitterroot Mountains eastward to Montana over Lolo Pass, the trail Lewis and Clark had taken in the other direction to meet the Nez Perces nearly three-quarters ofa century earlier. Their hope was to find temporary anbsp;...
|Title||:||Profiles in Leadership: Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2010-10-18|