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The impact of illness on world leaders

by Bert Edward Park

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heads of state -- Health and hygiene,
  • Nervous system -- Diseases,
  • History, Modern -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementBert Edward Park.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD412.7 .P37 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 373 p. :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2722592M
    ISBN 100812280059
    LC Control Number86016136

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Park explores the relationship between leadership and neurologic illness. Basing his study on a rigorous examination of primary and secondary source material from medicine, history, and political science, Park diagnoses illnesses which affected the thinking and actions of Anthony Eden and Adolf Hitler, among others.

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Park explores the relationship between leadership and neurologic illness. Basing his study on a rigorous examination of primary and secondary source material from medicine, history, and political science, Park diagnoses illnesses which affected the thinking and actions of Anthony Eden and Adolf Hitler, among others.

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