Deconstructing Reagan: Conservative Mythology and America's Fortieth President
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Deconstructing Reagan: Conservative Mythology and America's Fortieth President

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Although he left office nearly 20 years ago, Ronald Reagan remains a potent symbol for the conservative movement. The Bush administration frequently invokes his legacy as it formulates and promotes its fiscal, domestic, and foreign policies. His name is watchword for campus conservatives who regard him in a way that borders on hero worship. Conservative media pundits often...more
Hardcover, 150 pages
Published February 7th 2007 by M.E. Sharpe (first published December 1st 2006)
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Gregg
Don't be misled by the title. This easily-digestible text argues that the myths that are being spun about Reagan are easily dissected and exposed, but it doesn't seek to demonize him or sacrifice him on the altar of neoconservativism or anything like that.

The writers present their case in four essays dealing with finely-drawn parameters concerning the Reagan legacy: economic policy, character, race/racial issues and foreign policy. They show, quite convincingly, that Reagan's policies and belie...more
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