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The Politician

Units
4
Section
1
Number
105
CCN
71524
Course Description

What is politics? What do politicians do? What is a good politician? What talents and temperament does one need to be a good politician?

This course falls within the American Politics subfield.

Requirements

Several Short papers, a long field research paper, (exams, mid-terms and a final)

Required Texts:

  • The Power Broker: Robert Caro
  • Woodrow Wilson and Colonel House: Alexander George
  • Presidential Character: James David Barber
  • Eleanor and Franklin: Joseph Lash
  • Anatomy of a Murder: Robert Traver