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The America that Reagan built

Author: J David Woodard
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006.
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"This is a whistle-stop survey of American politics from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush, with visits to poll results, biennial elections, political crises, and policy questions of the past twenty-five years. It touches on numerous aspects of American political life as well as economics, art, literature, science, society, fads, and customs that changed with the culture of the country. The story is told in terms of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woodard, J. David.
America that Reagan built.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006
(OCoLC)607743615
Named Person: Ronald W Reagan; Ronald Reagan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J David Woodard
ISBN: 0275986098 9780275986094
OCLC Number: 65301817
Description: xii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Malaise --
1980 election --
I, Ronald Wilson Reagan --
A rising tide --
Morning in America: the second term --
A thousand points of light --
From a distance --
Don't stop thinking about tomorrow --
The postmodern nineties --
Triangulation --
9/11 --
Misunderestimated.
Responsibility: J. David Woodard.
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