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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 7.99
This compact volume 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. Gil Troy, a well-known historian who is a frequent commentator on contemporary politics, sheds... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 36.99
The Reagan-Bush era witnessed some of the most dramatic events of the latter half of the 20th century: the collapse of the Soviet Union, a presidential assassination attempt, political scandal, a stock market crash, military invasions, and the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger. The A to Z of the Reagan-Bush Era relates these events and provides... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1990; US$ 33.95
Essays by seven historians. John Lewis Gaddis argues that Reagan's record of dealing with the Soviets is equal or superior to that of Nixon and Kissinger; Akira Iriye praises the administration for improving relations with Japan; but the essays on Western Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Central America range from tempered to slashing criticism.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99
This short biography of Ronald Reagan is the perfect introduction to or refresher on the life and career of America's 40th president. Michael Schaller's moving narrative depicts Reagan's rise from a childhood on the run from bill collectors to two terms in the White House. Released in commemoration of the centennial of Reagan's birth in February 2011,... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2004; US$ 27.99
Jimmy Carter: America's best ex-president? Only if you're not bothered by the resurgence of Islamic fundamentalist terrorism (which started on his watch), the shamefaced foreign policy of Bill Clinton and John Kerry (ditto), and think that ex-presidents should travel the world coddling dictators and bad-mouthing America à la Jesse Jackson. Jimmy... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
From the Author of Forest Gump Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President He was one of America?s true greats. As president, he changed the world, developing a successful strategy for defeating Communism, toppling the Soviet Union, and liberating Eastern Europe (while hardly firing a shot). And just as important, he restored an America that had found... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Few politicians in recent American history are as well-known as Ronald Reagan, the 40 th U.S. president. An iconic leader, Reagan shifted the direction of American politics toward a newly vigorous conservatism. Though he began his career as a New Deal liberal, by the end of the 1950s, Reagan had embraced conservative views. His presidency saw the... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2015; US$ 70.00
While serving as an assistant to Vice Pres. George H. W. Bush, Chase Untermeyer concluded that the only way to learn how the US government really works was to leave the silken cocoon of the White House and seek a position in one of the departments or agencies. In March 1983, when offered an appointment as a deputy assistant secretary of the navy,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Although he left office nearly 20 years ago, Ronald Reagan remains a potent symbol for the conservative movement. The Bush administration frequently invokes his legacy as it formulates and promotes its fiscal, domestic, and foreign policies. His name is watchword for campus conservatives who regard him in a way that borders on hero worship. Conservative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Few presidents have sparked as much interest in recent years as Ronald Reagan, already the subject of a large number of biographies and specialized subjects. This biography, based on recent research into the Reagan archives and synthesis of the large memoir literature, explores the shaping of his values and beliefs during his childhood in the American... more...