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- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 85.00
Turning PointsóActual and Alternate Histories: The Reagan Era explores a time which saw the rise of the political conservatism that has dominated U.S. politics in recent years, as well as the end of the Cold War that drove American foreign policy for nearly a half century.||What if Jimmy Carter had successfully navigated the energy shortage and the... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 16.00
"With the perspective of time, access to newly available papers, and a Reaganesque flair for storytelling with a point, Romesh Ratnesar gives us the ultimate insider's account of the history that unfolded when those around him, sometimes reluctantly, let Reagan be Reagan. No future discussion of the Cold War and how it ended will be complete without... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 20.99
John Ehrman and Michael Flamm have provided an excellent guide to the presidency of Ronald Reagan, one that will help readers understand this important and still controversial period in our recent history. more...
Military Force as an Instrument of U.S. Foreign Policy: Intervention in Lebanon, August 1982-February 1984ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 130.00
Although over six years have passed since the Lebanon intervention ended, American leaders appear to be no closer to an appreciation of what went wrong than they were in 1984. Ralph Hallenbeck's authoritative account of the American intervention in Lebanon fills this significant void. His study goes a long way toward explicating those factors that... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Christian Smith is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Sociology, director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, and director of the Center for Social Research at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 8.99
In this engaging new book, Bradford Martin illuminates a different 1980s than many remember?one whose history has been buried under the celebratory narrative of conservative ascendancy. Ronald Reagan looms large in most accounts of the period, encouraging Americans to renounce the activist and liberal politics of the 1960s and ?70s and embrace the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 23.99
Based on a newly discovered collection of private papers as well as interviews and corporate documents, Thomas W. Evans links the eight years (1954-1962) in which Reagan worked for General Electric-acting as host of its television program, GE Theater, and traveling the country as the company's public-relations envoy-to his conversion to conservatism.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
A new exploration of the relationship between the Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan administrations in domestic policy. Using recently released documentary material and extensive research interviews, James Cooper demonstrates how specific policy transfer between these 'political soul mates' was more limited than is typically assumed. more...