A Companion to Ronald Reagan

Editor: Johns, Andrew L.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $200.95
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ISBN: 978-0-47-065504-7
Category: History - United States -- History
Book Status: Available
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A Companion to Ronald Reagan evaluates in unprecedented detail the events, policies, politics, and people of Reagan's administration. It assesses the scope and influence of his various careers within the context of the times, providing wide-ranging coverage of his administration, and his legacy.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • “To Grasp and Hold a Vision”: Ronald Reagan in Historical Perspective
  • Part I Ronald Reagan's Pre-Presidential Life and Career
  • Reagan's Early Years: From Dixon to Hollywood
  • Political Ideology and Activism to 1966
  • Reagan's Gubernatorial Years: From Conservative Spokesperson to National Politician
  • Reagan Runs: His Campaigns for the Presidency, 1976, 1980, and 1984
  • The Great Communicator: Rhetoric, Media, and Leadership Style
  • Part II The Reagan Administration, 1981–1989
  • Domestic Policy: Politics and Economics
  • Reagan and the Evolution of American Politics, 1981–1989
  • Ronald Reagan and the Supreme Court
  • “Reaganomics”: The Fiscal and Monetary Policies
  • Reagan and the Economy: Business and Labor, Deregulation and Regulation
  • Reagan and the Military
  • Ronald Reagan, Race, Civil Rights, and Immigration
  • Reagan, Religion, and the Culture Wars of the 1980s
  • Reagan and AIDS
  • The Crackdown in America: The Reagan Revolution and the War on Drugs
  • Ronald Reagan's Environmental Legacy
  • Foreign Policy: Issues
  • Reagan, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War, 1981–1985
  • Shaking the Empire, or a Negotiated Settlement: Ronald Reagan and Visions of the Cold War's End
  • The Iran–Contra Affair
  • The Reagan Doctrine
  • Reagan and Terrorism
  • Foreign Policy: Regions
  • Reagan and Africa
  • Reagan and Western Europe
  • Reagan and Asia
  • Reagan and Central America
  • Reagan and the Middle East
  • Key Figures
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • The Vice Presidency of George H. W. Bush
  • Ronald Reagan, Tip O'Neill, and 1980s Congressional History
  • The Troika: James Baker III, Edwin Meese III, and Michael Deaver
  • A Foreign Policy Divided Against Itself: George Shultz versus Caspar Weinberger
  • Margaret Thatcher
  • Part III The Legacy of Ronald Reagan
  • Ronald Reagan and the Conservative Movement
  • Reagan and Globalization
  • Reputation and Legacies: An American Symbol