- ISBN: 9780385536400 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| From master storyteller and New York Times bestselling biographer H. W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the first full life of Ronald Reagan since his death. Ronald Reagan today is a conservative icon, celebrated for transforming the American domestic agenda and playing a crucial part in ending communism in the Soviet Union. In his masterful new biography, H. W. Brands argues that Reagan, along with FDR, was the most consequential president of the twentieth century. Reagan took office at a time when the public sector, after a half century of New Deal liberalism, was widely perceived as bloated and inefficient, an impediment to personal liberty. Reagan sought to restore democracy by bolstering capitalism. In Brands's telling, how Reagan, who voted four times for FDR, engineered a conservative transformation of American politics is both a riveting personal journey and the story of America in the modern era. Brands follows...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Doubleday, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 14633 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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