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The age of Reagan : a history, 1974-2008, Sean Wilentz

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The age of Reagan : a history, 1974-2008
Title
The age of Reagan
Title remainder
a history, 1974-2008
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Sean Wilentz
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Language
eng
Summary
Wilentz, the eminent Princeton historian, argues that for the past thirty-five years U.S. political history has been defined by the new politics of conservatism brokered by its major powerhorse, Ronald Reagan. Following an analysis of Reagan's presidency, Wilentz concludes that Reagan not only transformed the stage of geopolitics, but also the American judiciary and government bureaucracy, while lifting the hearts of Americans who lived through Vietnam and Carter years
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DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E839.5
LC item number
.W535 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The age of Reagan : a history, 1974-2008, Sean Wilentz
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [515]-543) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue: July 4, 1976 -- Memories of the Ford administration -- Détente and its discontents -- Jimmy Carter and the agonies of anti-politics -- Human rights and democratic collapse -- New morning -- Confronting the Evil Empire -- "Call it mysticism if you will" -- "We have an undercover thing" : the Iran-Contra Affair -- "Another time, another era" -- Reaganism and realism -- The politics of Clintonism -- Clinton's comeback -- Animosities and interest : the impeachment of Clinton -- Irreparable harm : the election of 2000 -- Epilogue: October 13, 2001
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 564 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060744809
Lccn
2007047333
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)182779124

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