The editor has compiled an excellent collection of 43 readings on leadership by authors ranging from Plato and Plutarch to Freud and Erikson. . . . Anyone interested in political leadership generally should find this a useful source.
This collection of essays draws on writings from mythologists, sociologists, philosophers, historians, and political activists, to present perspectives on the techniques, philosophies, and theories of political leadership throughout history. The forty-three selections offer a broad range of thought and provide a uniquely comprehensive reference.
As a collection of classics, it is outstanding. . . . [Kellerman] highlights the major questions and adds thoughtful essays that link the articles.
The full contours of the debate about leadership are well delineated, . . . focusing the reader's attention on the two key problems posed by the study of leadership: the character of leaders and the principles which define good leadership.
Political Leadership is simply the best available collection of readings about leadership for an undergraduate course.