Deconstructing Reagan : conservative mythology and America's fortieth president / Kyle Longley ... [et al.]

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Subjects: Conservatism--United States
Symbolism in politics--United States
Public opinion--United States
United States--Politics and government--1981-1989
United States--Politics and government--1945-1989
United States--Politics and government--1989-
Reagan, Ronald--Influence
Reagan, Ronald--Public opinion
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2007
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xvii, 150 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction : American conservatism
1. Reagan and the Cold War / Michael Schaller 3
2. The economic costs of Reagan mythology / John W. Sloan 41
3. Reagan and race : prophet of color blindness, baiter of the backlash / Jeremy D. Mayer 70
4. When character was king? : Ronald Reagan and the issues of ethics and morality / Kyle Longley 90
Epilogue : contemporary politics and the myths of Reagan 121
Additional Authors: Longley, Kyle
Notes: LCCN: 2006016005
ISBN: 0765615908 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780765615916 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-138) and index
OCLC Number: 69671848
ISBN/ISSN: 0765615908
9780765615916