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Lim, Elvin T.

The Anti-Intellectual Presidency : The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

The Anti-Intellectual Presidency : The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush

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Preface
Acknowledgments
1. The Problem of Presidential Rhetoric
2. Rhetorical Simplification and the Anti-intellectual Presidency
3. Creating the Anti-intellectual Presidency
4. Substantive Impoverishment and the Anti-intellectual Presidency
5. Institutionalizing the Anti-intellectual Presidency
6. Defending and Indicting the Anti-intellectual Presidency
7. Reforming the Anti-intellectual Presidency
Appendix I: The General Inquirer (GI)
Appendix II: Definitions of GI Categories Used
Appendix III: Annual Messages, 1790-2006
Appendix IV: Inaugural Addresses, 1789-2005
Appendix V: Presidential Speechwriters Interviewed
Appendix VI: The Flesch Readability Score

Keywords: POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory POL010000

Author(s)
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780199711611

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