Catalog

Holds may take longer to fill due to library closures within the Sage Library System

Record Details

Catalog Search




Book

Reaganland : America's right turn, 1976-1980 / Rick Perlstein.

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Summary:

Connects the activities and influence of today's conservative movements to a deliberate shift toward right-wing policies that began during the Carter administration and led to the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 973.926 PER 2020 (Text) 33892100704650 Adult New Books Book None 09/22/2020 Checked out 11/10/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476793054
  • ISBN: 1476793050
  • Physical Description: ix, 1107 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 921-1065) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Book one: 1976. "Nibbled to death by ducks" -- "What is an Orrin Hatch?" -- Book two: 1977. "Hi, Jimmy!" -- Iceberg -- Human rights -- "Little hot squat" -- Lancegate -- "The moral womanly woman is alive and well in Mississippi" -- "God made Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve" -- Boardroom Jacobins -- Book three: 1978. "Hang Sen. Dick Clark on a telephone pole" -- In which the president of the United States is said to have nearly killed an Indian. -- Capital gains -- No one shoots Santa Claus -- "The white, American middle class plus blacks who want the same thing" -- "High and dry" -- Almighty politics -- election season -- Basements -- Book four: 1979. Conventional wisdom -- Superman -- Christian soldiers -- The "front-runner" -- Energy -- To the mountaintop -- "Refusing to fan the flames of moderation" -- "Do you ever feel that we might be the generation that sees armageddon?" -- Shocks -- Kickoffs -- Patriotisms -- Book five: 1980. "The imam does not often respond" -- "Do you believe in miracles?" -- "Jimmy's depression is gonna be worse than Herbert's" -- "Feed your faith and starve your doubts!" -- Conventions -- "Meanness" -- "A shabby business" -- "Carter is smarter than Reagan".
Summary, etc.:
Connects the activities and influence of today's conservative movements to a deliberate shift toward right-wing policies that began during the Carter administration and led to the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980.
Subject: United States > Politics and government > 1977-1981.
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Reagan, Ronald.
Conservatism > United States.
United States > Politics and government > 1974-1977.
HISTORY > United States > 20th Century.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Presidents & Heads of State.
POLITICAL SCIENCE > Commentary & Opinion.
Genre: Biographies.

Additional Resources