skip to content
The invisible bridge : the fall of Nixon and the rise of Reagan Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The invisible bridge : the fall of Nixon and the rise of Reagan

Author: Rick Perlstein
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015 ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Simon & Schuster trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
The best-selling author of Nixonland presents a portrait of the United States during the turbulent political and economic upheavals of the 1970s, covering events ranging from the Arab oil embargo and the era of Patty Hearst to the collapse of the South Vietnamese government and the rise of Ronald Reagan.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: Richard M Nixon; Ronald Reagan; Richard M Nixon; Ronald Reagan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Perlstein
ISBN: 1476782423 9781476782423
OCLC Number: 894747189
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 856 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: "Small and suspicious circles" --
Stories --
Let them eat brains --
Executive privilege --
"A whale of a good cheerleader" --
Sam Ervin --
John Dean --
Nostalgia --
The year without Christmas lights --
"That thing upstairs isn't my daughter" --
Hank Aaron --
"Here comes the pitch!" --
Judging --
"There used to be a president who didn't lie" --
New Right? --
Watergate babies --
Star --
Governing --
"Disease, disease, disease" --
New Right --
Weimar summer --
The nation's soul --
"Has the Gallup Poll gone bananas?" --
Negatives are positives --
"Not the candidate of kooks" --
Born again --
"Always shuck the tamale" --
They yearned to believe --
Bicentennial --
"You're in the catbird seat" --
"Don't let Satan have his way --
stop the ERA" --
The end?
Responsibility: Rick Perlstein.
More information:

Abstract:

A dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"The Invisible Bridge, by Rick Perlstein, about Reagan and the rise of the conservative movement, has got that big sweep of history." * Mother Jones * "A masterful volume of American political Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/894747189> # The invisible bridge : the fall of Nixon and the rise of Reagan
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "894747189" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Topic/conservatism_united_states> ; # Conservatism--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Person/nixon_richard_m_richard_milhous_1913_1994> ; # Richard Milhous Nixon
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Person/reagan_ronald> ; # Ronald Reagan
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.924/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Event/1969_1981> ; # 1969-1981
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Topic/politics_and_government> ; # Politics and government
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Topic/conservatism> ; # Conservatism
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Person/perlstein_rick_1969> ; # Rick Perlstein
    schema:bookEdition "First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2014" ;
    schema:datePublished "2015" ;
    schema:description ""Small and suspicious circles" -- Stories -- Let them eat brains -- Executive privilege -- "A whale of a good cheerleader" -- Sam Ervin -- John Dean -- Nostalgia -- The year without Christmas lights -- "That thing upstairs isn't my daughter" -- Hank Aaron -- "Here comes the pitch!" -- Judging -- "There used to be a president who didn't lie" -- New Right? -- Watergate babies -- Star -- Governing -- "Disease, disease, disease" -- New Right -- Weimar summer -- The nation's soul -- "Has the Gallup Poll gone bananas?" -- Negatives are positives -- "Not the candidate of kooks" -- Born again -- "Always shuck the tamale" -- They yearned to believe -- Bicentennial -- "You're in the catbird seat" -- "Don't let Satan have his way -- stop the ERA" -- The end?"@en ;
    schema:description "The best-selling author of Nixonland presents a portrait of the United States during the turbulent political and economic upheavals of the 1970s, covering events ranging from the Arab oil embargo and the era of Patty Hearst to the collapse of the South Vietnamese government and the rise of Ronald Reagan."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1781472571> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "The invisible bridge : the fall of Nixon and the rise of Reagan"@en ;
    schema:productID "894747189" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781476782423> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/894747189> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Person/nixon_richard_m_richard_milhous_1913_1994> # Richard Milhous Nixon
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1913" ;
    schema:deathDate "1994" ;
    schema:familyName "Nixon" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard Milhous" ;
    schema:givenName "Richard M." ;
    schema:name "Richard Milhous Nixon" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Person/perlstein_rick_1969> # Rick Perlstein
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1969" ;
    schema:familyName "Perlstein" ;
    schema:givenName "Rick" ;
    schema:name "Rick Perlstein" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Person/reagan_ronald> # Ronald Reagan
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Reagan" ;
    schema:givenName "Ronald" ;
    schema:name "Ronald Reagan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Topic/conservatism_united_states> # Conservatism--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Conservatism--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1781472571#Topic/politics_and_government> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781476782423>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1476782423" ;
    schema:isbn "9781476782423" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.