Republican Character: From Nixon to Reagan

Republican Character: From Nixon to Reagan

by Donald T. Critchlow


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812249774
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 12/12/2017
Series: Haney Foundation Series
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,264,078
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Donald T. Critchlow is Katzin Family Professor of History and Director of the Center for Political Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University and the founding president of the Institute for Political History. He is the author of many books, including Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism: A Woman's Crusade, The Conservative Ascendancy: How the GOP Right Made Political History, and, most recently, Future Right: Forging a New Republican Majority.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Presidential Character, Politics, and Power

Chapter 1. Richard Nixon: The Disillusioned Idealist
Chapter 2. Nelson Rockefeller: Ambition and Appetite
Chapter 3. Idealism Betrayed, Opportunity Denied: Nixon and Rockefeller Compared
Chapter 4. Barry Goldwater: Undisciplined Individualist
Chapter 5. Ronald Reagan: Principled Pragmatist
Chapter 6. Uneasy Allies: Goldwater and Reagan Compared

Epilogue. Voters and Leaders in Disarray


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