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The Reagan revolution : a very short introduction / Gil Troy.

Author/Creator:
Troy, Gil, author.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvii, 150 pages) : illustrations.
Series:
Very short introductions ; 218.
Very short introductions ; 218
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Subjects:
Reagan, Ronald -- Political and social views.
Reagan, Ronald -- Influence.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
'The Reagan Revolution' identifies and tackles some of the controversies and historical mysteries that continue to swirl around Reagan and his legacy, while providing an illuminating look at some of the era's defining personalities, ideas, and accomplishments.
Contents:
Contents; List of illustrations; Preface ; 1 Was Reagan a dummy?; 2 Do Americans like their government big-or small?; 3 Was there a call for a Reagan revolution (or what happened to the Great Society)?; 4 Was there, in fact, a Reagan revolution?; 5 Did the Democrats fiddle as the Reaganauts conquered Washington?; 6 Who ended the Cold War-Reagan or Gorbachev?; 7 Did the Reagan revolution succeed or fail?; 8 When did the Reagan revolution end?; References; Further reading; Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-282-27074-5
0-19-971785-0
9786612270741
0-19-531709-2