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- Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 16.95
Perhaps no other president's name is invoked by politicians as much as Ronald Reagan's. Every election, as presidential hopefuls jockey for the Republican nomination, each one claims to be a "Reagan conservative." But are these candidates truly carrying on the mantle of Ronald Reagan, or are they abusing the memory of our great president?... 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...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Is the United States seriously overcommitted in its worldwide relationships? This book provides the answers to that question. It will be essential reading for makers of American foreign and national security policy, for journalists reporting on international affairs, for scholars seeking better ways to analyze United States foreign policy objectives,... more...
- HarperCollins 2006; US$ 13.99
A groundbreaking reassessment of Ronald Reagan's life and presidency, exploring his lifelong struggle?and ultimate victory?against Communism. In this dramatic meditation on the life of Ronald Reagan, historian Paul Kengor presents an account of the fortieth president that has never been written?one that details Reagan's campaign against the Soviet... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 22.99
The presidency of Ronald Reagan has become a Rorschach Test for politicians and citizens alike. Conservatives see the Reagan era as the high-water mark for their movement, in much the same way that many progressives view FDR's presidency as the pinnacle of liberalism. Liberals maintain that the rosy Reagan legacy is based largely on myth, and that... 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$ 54.95
This book investigates the relationship between democracy promotion and US national security strategy through an examination of the Reagan administration?s attempt to launch a global campaign for democracy in the early 1980s, which culminated in the foundation of the National Endowment for Democracy in 1983, and through an analysis of the early political... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 27.99
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...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2009; US$ 21.95
A former Sunday school teacher and Hollywood actor, Ronald Reagan was an unlikely candidate for president. His charisma, conviction, and leadership earned him the governorship of California, from which he launched his successful bid to become the fortieth president of the United States in 1980. Reagan's political legacy continues to be the standard... 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...