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Reclaiming conservatism [electronic resource] : how a great American political movement got lost--and how it can find its way back / Mickey Edwards.

Author/Creator:
Edwards, Mickey, 1937-
Publication:
New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 p.)
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Subjects:
Conservatism -- United States.
Executive-legislative relations -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 21st century.
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Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A leading figure in the American conservative movement for over 40 years, Mickey Edwards was a prominent Republican congressman, a former national chairman of the American Conservative Union, and a founding trustee of the Heritage Foundation. When he speaks, conservatives listen. Now, in this highly provocative and frank volume, Edwards argues loud and clear that conservatives today have abandoned their principles and have become champions of that which they once most feared. The conservative movement--which once nominated Barry Goldwater for President, and later elected Ronald Reagan--was bas
Contents:
Contents; I: The Conservative Soul; II: And the Walls Came Tumbling Down; III: Conservative Values; IV: Steps toward Reclaiming Conservatism; A Final Word; Acknowledgments; Notes; Suggested Reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-217) and index.
ISBN:
0-19-988735-7
1-281-72399-1
9786611723996
0-19-971481-9
OCLC:
476244313