A Companion to Richard M. Nixon

A Companion to Richard M. Nixon

by Melvin Small
     
 

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This companion offers an overview of Richard M. Nixon’s life, presidency, and legacy, as well as a detailed look at the evolution and current state, of Nixon scholarship.

  • Examines the central arguments and scholarly debates that surround his term in office
  • Explores Nixon’s legacy and the historical significance of his years as

Overview

This companion offers an overview of Richard M. Nixon’s life, presidency, and legacy, as well as a detailed look at the evolution and current state, of Nixon scholarship.

  • Examines the central arguments and scholarly debates that surround his term in office
  • Explores Nixon’s legacy and the historical significance of his years as president
  • Covers the full range of topics, from his campaigns for Congress, to his career as Vice-President, to his presidency and Watergate
  • Makes extensive use of the recent paper and electronic releases from the Nixon Presidential Materials Project

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A singularly impressive achievement, particularly in the high quality of the scholarly essays, the international diversity of the contributors, and the comprehensiveness of its coverage. I predict that it will quickly become the essential guide to the historical study of the Nixon years.”  (Expofairs, 22 February 2013)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444340938
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/03/2013
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
608
File size:
1 MB

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"A comprehensive overview of Nixon's breakthrough foreign and domestic policies, with important comments on some of the leading Nixon literature, and written by highly knowledgeable scholars of the Nixon years." – Walter LaFeber, Tisch University Professor Emeritus, Cornell University

"A singularly impressive achievement, particularly in the high quality of the scholarly essays, the international diversity of the contributors, and the comprehensiveness of its coverage.  I predict that it will quickly become the essential guide to the historical study of the Nixon years.” – Thomas Schwartz, Vanderbilt University

Meet the Author

Melvin Small is Distinguished Professor of History, Emeritus at Wayne State University. His numerous publications include Johnson, Nixon, and the Doves (1988), Covering Dissent: The Media and the Anti-Vietnam War Movement (1994), Democracy and Diplomacy: The Impact of Domestic Politics in U.S. Foreign Policy, 1789-1994 (1996), The Presidency of Richard Nixon (1999), Antiwarriors: The Vietnam War and the Battle for America’s Hearts and Minds (2003), and At the Water’s Edge: American Politics and the Vietnam War (2005).

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