Reagan's Victory: The Presidential Election of 1980 and the Rise of the Right

Reagan's Victory: The Presidential Election of 1980 and the Rise of the Right

by Andrew E. Busch
     
 
Ronald Reagan's defeat of Jimmy Carter in 1980 marked the ascendance of conservative attitudes and the end of the era of New Deal liberalism. Busch (government, Claremont McKenna College) goes beyond journalistic accounts of the election campaign to reveal how it reflected the politics of its time and foreshadowed the country's political future. B&w historical photos

Overview

Ronald Reagan's defeat of Jimmy Carter in 1980 marked the ascendance of conservative attitudes and the end of the era of New Deal liberalism. Busch (government, Claremont McKenna College) goes beyond journalistic accounts of the election campaign to reveal how it reflected the politics of its time and foreshadowed the country's political future. B&w historical photos are included. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700614073
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Series:
American Presidential Elections
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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