Thesis Title

The Impact of Illness on World Leaders

Date of Graduation

Spring 1987

Degree

Master of Arts in History

Department

History

Keywords

heads of state, health and hygiene, nervous system, diseases, history, 20th century

Subject Categories

History | Leadership Studies | Neuroscience and Neurobiology

Abstract

Explores the relationship between leadership and neurological illness in several crises of the 20th century, including the effects of hypertension and stroke on the behavior and thought processes of Woodrow Wilson, Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt in the course of peace conferences during and after World War I and II; problems of several leaders following World War I; Hitler's epilepsy and heavy medication; and Anthony Eden's amphetamine abuse during the Suez Crisis of 1956

Comments

Published book accepted the place of bound thesis.

Park, Bert E. The impact of illness on world leaders. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. ISBN: 0812280059

Copyright

© Bert Edward Park

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