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The Resource The anti-intellectual presidency : the decline of presidential rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush, Elvin T. Lim

The anti-intellectual presidency : the decline of presidential rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush, Elvin T. Lim

Label
The anti-intellectual presidency : the decline of presidential rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush
Title
The anti-intellectual presidency
Title remainder
the decline of presidential rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush
Statement of responsibility
Elvin T. Lim
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lim, Elvin T.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.L457 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Rhetoric
  • Communication in politics
  • Political oratory
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The anti-intellectual presidency : the decline of presidential rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush, Elvin T. Lim
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The problem of presidential rhetoric -- The linguistic simplification of presidential rhetoric -- The anti-intellectual speechwriters -- The substantive impoverishment of presidential rhetoric -- Institutionalizing the anti-intellectual presidency -- Indicting the anti-intellectual presidency -- Reforming the anti-intellectual presidency -- Appendix I : the General Inquirer (GI) -- Appendix II : definitions of General Inquirer 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
Control code
185026531
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780195342642
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007050230
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)185026531
Label
The anti-intellectual presidency : the decline of presidential rhetoric from George Washington to George W. Bush, Elvin T. Lim
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The problem of presidential rhetoric -- The linguistic simplification of presidential rhetoric -- The anti-intellectual speechwriters -- The substantive impoverishment of presidential rhetoric -- Institutionalizing the anti-intellectual presidency -- Indicting the anti-intellectual presidency -- Reforming the anti-intellectual presidency -- Appendix I : the General Inquirer (GI) -- Appendix II : definitions of General Inquirer 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
Control code
185026531
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 178 p.
Isbn
9780195342642
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007050230
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)185026531

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