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

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"Many have pointed to the Iran hostage crisis, others to galloping inflation. In reality, as Andrew Busch makes clear, Ronald Reagan's defeat of President Jimmy Carter in 1980 was attributable to more than any one issue, no matter how galvanizing. It marked the growing ascendancy of conservative attitudes that had been gaining strength for two decades - and marked the clear end of the era of New Deal liberalism." Busch offers the first comprehensive study of this contest, going beyond journalistic accounts to show why it remains one of the truly
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Lawrence Lawrence Hardcover American Presidental Elections Series. 238 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. UNITED STATES PRESIDENTS. Many have pointed to the Iran ... hostage crisis, others to galloping inflation. In reality, as Andrew Busch makes clear, Ronald Reagan's defeat of President Jimmy Carter in 1980 was attributable to more than any one issue, no matter how galvanizing. It marked the growing ascendancy of conservative attitudes that had been brewing for two decades&emdash; and marked the clear end of the era of New Deal liberalism. Busch offers the first comprehensive study of this contest, going beyond journalistic accounts to show why it remains one of the truly landmark elections of the past century. Through a compelling story full of colorful characters, unexpected plot twists, and dramatic finales, he reveals how it both reflected the politics of its time and foreshadowed our nation's political future. Beginning with Carter's "crisis of confidence" speech on July 15, 1979, Busch Read more Show Less

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"Many have pointed to the Iran hostage crisis, others to galloping inflation. In reality, as Andrew Busch makes clear, Ronald Reagan's defeat of President Jimmy Carter in 1980 was attributable to more than any one issue, no matter how galvanizing. It marked the growing ascendancy of conservative attitudes that had been gaining strength for two decades - and marked the clear end of the era of New Deal liberalism." Busch offers the first comprehensive study of this contest, going beyond journalistic accounts to show why it remains one of the truly landmark elections of the past century. Through a compelling story full of colorful characters, unexpected plot twists, and a dramatic finale, he reveals how it both reflected the politics of its time and foreshadowed our nation's political future.
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  • 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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1 Crisis of confidence 5
2 The candidates : a crowded field 29
3 The race for the nominations : the defeat of the liberals, the victory of the sunbelt 56
4 The general election : the Gipper wins one 98
5 Congressional and state elections : a republican tide 145
6 The return of confidence and the transformation of American politics 163
App. A 1980 democratic primary results 191
App. B 1980 republican primary results 192
App. C 1980 presidential general election results 194
App. D Ronald Reagan's first inaugural address 197
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