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The age of Reagan

America from Watergate to the War on Terror

by Sean Wilentz

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Published by Harper in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reagan, Ronald -- Influence,
  • Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Political culture -- United States -- History -- 21st century,
  • Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 21st century,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSean Wilentz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE839.5 .W535 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20957316M
    ISBN 100060744804
    ISBN 109780060744809
    LC Control Number2007047333

    Ronald Reagan remains at the center of the literature on contemporary politics, with works such as “The Age of Reagan” (the title of more than one book) describing Reaganism as the prime driver of. Praise. Praise for Steven F. Hayward’s The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order, — “Grand and fascinating history The Age of Reagan goes far towards making the definitive historical case for Reagan’s greatness.” —National Review “Reads at times like a grand historical drama, a kind of War and Peace of the American century, complete with romance and.

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      Vivid, authoritative, and illuminating from start to finish, The Age of Reagan is a groundbreaking chronicle of America's political history since the fall of .   This book is called "The Age of Reagan", which makes it sound like it's mainly about Ronald Reagan, and probably explains all the disappointed reviews here. Actually, a more accurate title would be "The Political History of the U.S. ". Wilentz goes through year by year recounting every political argument or kerfuffle there by:


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There already is an Age of Reagan by Stephen Hayward which is far longer at two volumes at over 1, pages. Wilentz chose a weird starting point for the age of Reagan, after the downfall of Nixon and the continuing rise of the new right in the s/5.

Steven Haywards The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order is one of them. Age of Reagan is not entirely about Ronald Reagan. It is, instead, a political historyat the federal levelof the United States from It is, as the subtitle says, about the fall of the old liberal order and the subsequent rise of Reagan/5.

Sean Wilentz adds another chapter to this genre, labeling the last quarter of the twentieth century after Ronald Reagan, with his book The Age of Reagan: A History, From the Watergate scandal until when Barack Obama was elected to the presidency, the U.S.

witnessed the triumph of political conservatism. The Age of Reagan, ) has modeled his work about one of his heroes on Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.'s landmark work about one of Reagan's heroes, The Age of. THE AGE OF REAGAN A HISTORY, by Sean Wilentz ‧ RELEASE DATE: May 1, A distinguished center-left historian surveys U.S.

politics over the past 35 years and pronounces Ronald Reagan, like it or not, the era’s dominant figure. You don’t have to read the first volume, The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order, to appreciate it.

This is a complete history of the Reagan presidency from Election Day of to his leaving office, and a few events afterwards. Yet in “The Age of Reagan” — a smart and accessible overview of the long shadow cast by our 40th president — Wilentz largely abandons partisanship in favor of professionalism.

Thus, the supposedly. American history, biographies, book reviews, presidential biographies, Ronald Reagan, Steven Hayward, US Presidents Published in“ The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution () ” is the second book in a two-volume series authored by.

Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6,in an apartment on the second floor of a commercial building in Tampico, was the younger son of Nelle Clyde (née Wilson; –) and Jack Reagan (–). Jack was a salesman and storyteller whose grandparents were Irish Catholic emigrants from County Tipperary, while Nelle was of English, Irish and Scottish descent.

The Age of Reagan brings to life the tumultuous decade and a half that preceded Ronald Reagan's ascent to the White House. Based on scores of interviews and years of research, Steven F. Hayward takes us on an engrossing journey through the most politically divisive years the United States has had to endure since the decade before the Civil War.3/5(1).

Like ­Schlesinger’s work, “The Age of Reagan” is an essentially partisan history, written from the same ideological vantage point as the politician it celebrates.

STEVEN F. HAYWARD is the author of The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order, —, the first of two volumes on Ronald Reagan and his political has also written Greatness: Reagan, Churchill, and the Making of Extraordinary Leaders; The Real Jimmy Carter; and Churchill on is an F. Weyerhaeuser fellow at the American Enterprise Institute /5(16).

From Steven F. Hayward, the critically acclaimed author of The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the Old Liberal Order, comes the first complete, true story of this misunderstood, controversial, Pages:   The Age of ReaganA History, By Sean WilentzHarperCollins; pages; $At his first inaugural address, Ronald Reagan declared Author: Ben Tarnoff.

Steven F. Hayward is a recognized authority on both Ronald Reagan and Winston Churchill, having written The Age of Reagan: The Fall of the 5/5(3). In The Age of Reagan, Sean Wilentz offers a fresh, brilliant chronicle of America's political history since the fall of Nixon.

The past 35 years have marked an era of conservatism. Although briefly interrupted in the late s and temporarily reversed in the s, a powerful surge from the Right has dominated American politics and government.

In his new book, “Make My Day: Movie Culture in the Age of Reagan,” Hoberman explores Reagan’s movie-steeped worldview along with the dramatic cultural shifts reflected in Author: Rebecca Prime.

The third book in a brilliant and ambitious trilogy, celebrated cultural and film critic J. Hoberman’s Make My Day is a major new work of film and pop culture history. In it he chronicles the Reagan years, from the waning days of the Watergate scandal when disaster films like Earthquake ruled the box office to the nostalgia of feel-good movies like Rocky and Star Wars, and the delirium of.

Hoberman’s newest book, Make My Day: Movie Culture in the Age of Reagan, is a filmic, cultural, and political history of the eighties, in which the three don’t stand Author: Nafis Shafizadeh. In "The Age of ­Reagan," Steven F. ­Hayward offers a splendid narrative history of ­Reagan's two terms in the White House—a period () that amounted to what he calls a.

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