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Author Bueno de Mesquita, Bruce, 1946-
Title The spoils of war : greed, power, and the conflicts that made our greatest presidents / Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith.
Publication Info. New York : PublicAffairs, [2016]
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 Stack 2  973 B    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description xvi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents George Washington's wars -- Congress's War of 1812 -- Abraham Lincoln and the pursuit of ambition -- Roosevelt's vanity -- LBJ's defeat by debit card, W's victory by credit card -- John Kennedy and Barack Obama -- Conclusion: Fixing flaws.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- History.
United States -- History, Military.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Military policy.
War and emergency powers -- United States -- History.
Avarice -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History.
Added Author Smith, Alastair, 1967-
Added Title Greed, power, and the conflicts that made our greatest presidents
ISBN 9781610396622 (hardback)
1610396626 (hardback)
9781610396646 (ebook)