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Nixonland : the rise of a president and the fracturing of America

Author: Rick Perlstein
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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An account of the thirty-seventh presidency sets Nixon's administration against a backdrop of the tumultuous civil rights movement while offering insight into how key events in the 1960s set the stage for today's political divides.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon; Richard M Nixon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Perlstein
ISBN: 9780743243025 0743243021 9780743243032 074324303X
OCLC Number: 180755987
Description: xiii, 881 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: book 1. Hell in the City of Angels --
The Orthogonian --
The stench --
Ronald Reagan --
Long, hot summer --
School was in session ... --
Batting average --
book 2. The bombing --
Summer of love --
In which a cruise ship full of governors inspires considerations on the nature of old and new politics --
Fed-up-niks --
The sky's the limit --
Violence --
From Miami to the siege of Chicago --
Wednesday, August 28, 1968 --
Winning --
book 3. The first one hundred days --
Trust --
If gold rust --
The presidential offensive --
The polarization --
Tourniquet --
Mayday --
Purity --
Agnew's election --
book 4. How to survive the debacle --
Cruelest month --
Ping-pong --
The coven --
The party of Jefferson, Jackson, and George Wallace --
The spring offensive --
Celebrities --
In which playboy bunnies, and Barbarella, and Tanya, inspire theoretical considerations upon the nature of democracy --
Not half enough.
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