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Francois Mitterrand: A Study in Political Leadership Alistair Cole

Francois Mitterrand: A Study in Political Leadership

Alistair Cole

Published January 11th 2013
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225 pages
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Francois Mitterrand is one of Frances most famous twentieth-century politicians, yet interpretations of his values and leadership vary widely. Alistair Cole starts with a chronological overview of Mitterrands career which is developed into aMoreFrancois Mitterrand is one of Frances most famous twentieth-century politicians, yet interpretations of his values and leadership vary widely. Alistair Cole starts with a chronological overview of Mitterrands career which is developed into a policy-based assessment of Mitterrands presidency from 1981-93.By evaluating Mitterrands policies in relation to various key roles such as the party leader, the President, the dispenser of patronage, the European statesman and the World Leader, this book places his leadership in comparative perspective, and offers a new understanding of him as an individual political leader. This book will be invaluable for students of contemporary European politics as well for those interested in the career of one of Europes leading statesmen.