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The eighties : America in the age of Reagan

Author: John Ehrman
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Ehrman offers analysis of the transformation in American politics & society that marked the years of the Reagan presidency during the 1980s. He considers the fundamental shifts in American attitudes & examines the way Reagan built a right wing consensus around key policies.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan; Ronald Reagan; Ronald - Influence Reagan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Ehrman
ISBN: 0300106629 9780300106626 0300115822 9780300115826
OCLC Number: 56840602
Description: 296 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue, the American --
Paving the way, 1945-1980 --
First term : taxes, deficits, and politics, 1981-1984 --
Work and life, 1981-1989 --
Second term : triumph, disaster, and recovery, 1985-1989 --
If things are so good, why do I feel so bad? 1981-1989 --
Conclusion, change and continuity.
Other Titles: 80s
Responsibility: John Ehrman.
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America emerged from the Reagan years transformed: socially, politically, technologically, and economically. This book tracks the changes of the 1980s in the context of Ronald Reagan's policies and  Read more...

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"Ehrman's work deserves to become one of the standard reference works for the Reagan period." Steven F. Hayward, Weekly Standard "John Ehrman combines meticulous research, intellectual honesty, Read more...

 
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