Description or summary of the book: The twentieth century has been called 'the American Century'. Not since the days of the Roman emperors has there been such a succession of rulers holding the fate of the world in their hands. Now, award-winning biographer Nigel Hamilton gives us the lives of the twelve men, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush, who presided over America's imperial fortunes - the good, the bad and the truly awful.How did these American Caesars reach the White House? What were the challenges they faced when they got there and how did they meet them? And who were these men in their private lives?Compulsively readable, packed with unforgettable characters as well as stories, lessons and revelations, American Caears is essential reading for our times.
Estimated reading time (average reader): 28H2M7S
Other categories, genre or collection: Politics & Government, Political Structure & Processes, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, History Of The Americas, Political Leaders & Leadership
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