The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s

The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s

by Doug Rossinow


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231169899
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/22/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Doug Rossinow, professor of history at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota, is the author of numerous works, including Visions of Progress: The Left-Liberal Tradition in America. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Oslo and is past president of the Peace History Society.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Common Sense
1. The Time Is Now
2. The Agenda
3. Victory on Capitol Hill
4. An Aggressive Foreign Policy
5. The Purge
6. 1983: The World at the Brink
7. The High Eighties
8. Days of Fear
9. The Winner
10. Arms and the Man
11. The Crisis
12. Strength Through Peace
13. The Election of Willie Horton
14. The Free World
15. Top of the Heap

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Jeremi Suri

This is one of the best books on the 1980s written to date. Rossinow offers a deeply researched and compelling account of the decade in its many facets: political, economic, cultural, and international.

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