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- Hoover Institution Press 2015; US$ 5.99
Ronald Reagan's Cold War strategy was well established in his first year in office and did not change throughout his presidency. It was to make absolutely sure in the minds of the Soviets that they too would be destroyed in a nuclear war?even as Reagan sought an alternative through strategic defense to make nuclear missiles obsolete and thus eliminate... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 18.00
On February 6, 1981, at his first National Security Council meeting, Ronald Reagan told his advisers: ?I will make the decisions.? As Reagan?s Secret War reveals, these words provide the touchstone for understanding the extraordinary accomplishments of the Reagan administration, including the decisive events that led to the end of the Cold War. In... 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 45.99
In Ronald Reagan and the Politics of Freedom, Andrew E. Busch goes beyond economic and foreign policies to examine Reagan's understanding of statesmanship. Busch analyzes Reagan's conscious attempt to strengthen the separation of powers, federalism, and traditional rhetoric, and his efforts to revive the notion of limited government in a Constitutional... more...
- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 29.99
Robert Collins examines the critical and controversial developments of the 1980s and the unmistakable influence of Ronald Reagan on their making. Portraying the former president as a complex political figure who combined ideological conservatism with political pragmatism, Collins demonstrates how Reagan's policies helped limit the scope of government,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99
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...
- 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...
- Free Press 2000; US$ 25.00
Ronald Reagan's first great victory, in the 1966 California governor's race, seemed to come from nowhere and has long since confounded his critics. Just two years earlier, when Barry Goldwater lost to Lyndon Johnson by a landslide, the conservative movement was pronounced dead. In California, Governor Edmund "Pat" Brown was celebrated as the "Giant... more...