Woodrow Wilson's Critique of Popular Leadership: Reassessing the Modern-Traditional Divide in Presidential History

@article{Bimes1996WoodrowWC,
  title={Woodrow Wilson's Critique of Popular Leadership: Reassessing the Modern-Traditional Divide in Presidential History},
  author={Terri L. Bimes and Stephen Skowronek},
  journal={Polity},
  year={1996},
  volume={29},
  pages={27 - 63}
}
Long a favorite of political scientists who worried about the limitations of the Constitution and looked to the presidency to meet the governing challenges of the twentieth century, Woodrow Wilson has more recently been taken to task for rejecting the wisdom of the founders and fostering developments productive of a systemic crisis of national authority. Curiously, this critique proceeds on a view of Wilson's historical significance that is not all that different from the one previously offered… 
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