When it comes to entrepreneurship, you should know all before starting your own business or expanding it. You should read political books to expand your knowledge of American Trade and political economics. Today’s the most famous and successful tech giant and leaders have one thing in common, i.e. reading books. From Bill Gates to Warren Buffet and Richard Branson to Elon Musk, all are avid readers. They read books to stay sharp and know more about trade, economics and more. We have gathered a list of top 5 political books that will give you the edge you need. Are you ready? Let’s delve into it!
Political Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read
These 5 political books will help you grow your political knowledge and keep you in the know. If you have not read any political book yet, this comprehensive list of the best political books will surely be a great starting point for those who want to learn more about politics. Moreover, you will better understand some political concept and political history.
1. Leadership: In Turbulent Times” by Doris Kearns Goodwin
There is a fundamental question about leadership that either leader is made or born. The acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin studies the hardships that are faced by some prominent American presidents that include Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Lyndon Johnson and Theodore Roosevelt. He studies their first entries into a political career and public life. The author reveals how he identified their leadership qualities and how these four presidents were perceived as leaders by others.
If you are a fan of Doris Kearns Goodwin, then consider reading his book on the life of 16th American president Abraham Lincoln.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns will bring you in Lincoln’s life through his book, The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln’. This book also gives you a look into your political ideologies. This book is an inspiration for the movie ‘Team of Rivals’ and ‘Lincoln that shows the rise of Abraham Lincoln, who was the prairie lawyer. This book also examines how Lincoln achieved victory in the civil war despite his resentful cabinet. This book was also No. 1 York Times best-seller.
2. ‘Alexander Hamilton’ by Ron Chernow
If you want to know hoe Hamilton shaped the newborn United States of America, then this book is for you. It is a biography of one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, Alexander Hamilton that reveals you how he overcame all obstacles. It shows you the early years of America and aims of the founding fathers.
3. Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty’ by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
There is no doubt that some nations are prosperous and successful while other nations fall apart due to sickness, poverty and scarcity. If you have wondered why some nations prosper and other nations are poor, then read this book, why nations fail. James Robinson and Daron Acemoglu researched for 15 years to examine the politics and economics of all the countries all around the world. They examine how their policies resulted in success or failure.
4. ‘All the King’s Men’ by Robert Penn Warren
This book outlines the political morality of the American people. The author writes about the rise of a great Southern governor, Huey Long. This powerful classic book won the Pulitzer Prize award.
5. ‘The Best and the Brightest’ by David Halberstam
If you have ever wondered what happened in the Vietnam War and how the USA involved in this war, this tom will illuminate. David Halberstam sent 3 years to research about Vietnam War and 2 years writing this book to understand the role of America in this war and how it entangled in it.