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George H.W. Bush

Author: Timothy J Naftali
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2007.
Series: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm)), 41.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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George Bush was a throwback to a different era. A patrician figure not known for eloquence, Bush dismissed ideology as "the vision thing." Yet, as biographer Naftali argues, no one was better prepared for the challenges facing the United States as the Cold War ended. Bush wisely encouraged the liberalization of the Soviet system and skillfully orchestrated the reunification of Germany. Following Iraq's invasion of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: George Bush; George Bush; George W Bush; George W Bush; George Bush
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy J Naftali
ISBN: 9780805069662 0805069666
OCLC Number: 154677281
Description: xviii, 202 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Poppy --
The understudy --
Cleaning up Reagan's mess --
Unexpected greatness --
Commander in chief --
The collapse --
Paterfamilias.
Series Title: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm)), 41.
Responsibility: Timothy Naftali.
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The judicious statesman who won victories abroad but suffered defeat at home, George Bush was a throwback to a different era. Yet, as Naftali argues in his look at the 41st president, no one of his  Read more...

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