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Obama's time : a history / Morton Keller.

Author/Creator:
Keller, Morton, author.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (349 p.)
Subjects:
Obama, Barack -- Political and social views.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Barack Obama swept into office in 2008, capitalizing on his fresh and compelling political persona, the appeal of his ""Hope and Change"" campaign, the pre-election financial crisis, and a wave of popular discontent with his predecessor. The nation's first African-American president stirred unusually high expectations, and his first term saw the passage of a substantial economic stimulus package, a large-scale expansion of financial regulation, a drawdown in Iraq, and his signature health care reform. But a stagnant economy persisted. His personal popularity had no effect on the persistent dis
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter one Obama""; ""Chapter two Governance: The Obama Administration""; ""Chapter three Governance: The American State""; ""chapter four Rough Waters: Finance and the Economy""; ""Chapter five Home Fires Burning: Social Policy""; ""Chapter six Living in the World""; ""Chapter seven The 2012 Overture""; ""Chapter eight 2012""; ""Chapter nine Looking Around and Ahead""; ""Notes""; ""Index""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-938339-1
0-19-025243-X
0-19-938338-3
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