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The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction This compact volume identifies and tackles some of the controversies and historical mysteries that continue to swirl around Reagan and his legacy, while providing an illuminating look at some of the era's defining personalities, ideas, and accomplishments. Full description
Paperback, 168 pages
Published December 3rd 2009 by OUP USA (first published 2009)
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Bojan Tunguz
It is not all that common that one of the university presses like OUP would publish a book that treats a conservative icon with a glowing praise, even when that book is aimed at a general audience. Even more unusual is the title of this book, which minces no words in characterizing its subject in such an uncompromising and definitive terms as "The Reagan Revolution." Ronald Reagan was one of the most significant American presidents of the twentieth century, and part of his enduring appeal stems ...more
Ted
I found this book to be a decent account of the major events of the Reagan Presidency. Additionally, the author gives attention to Reagans personal life prior to his entering the political arena.



However, the author wasn't a fan of Reagan. On several occasions the author would be making a seriously "left" statement, just to start the next with a seriously "right" statement. While I can recognize (and appreciate) when an author uses "compare and contrast" in their writing, this simply didn't feel
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Ben
One of my childhood heros, who I turned against as I learned more about the Political Machine, and after reading this little book, I have to say that I appreciate the complexity of the Man.
Kathleen O'Neal
A great short run down of the consequences of the Reagan Revolution in American politics.
Isaac Kerson
Lopsided, but compelling introduction to Reagan's presidency.
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Gil Troy is an American presidential historian and a Zionist activist. He is Professor of History at McGill University and a Research Fellow in the Shalom Hartman Institute’s Engaging Israel Program.
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