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The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Gil Troy

03 December 2009

ISBN: 9780195317107

168 pages

Very Short Introductions

Price: £8.99



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.

  • Balanced political analysis of the Reagan presidency.
  • Assesses Reagan Revolution in its own times, as well as the post-New Deal political structure and its after-effects.
  • Considers the impact of Reagan's legacy on subsequent presidents and elections.
  • A brilliant, compact introduction to the most significant—and controversial—political movement in the last thirty years

About the Author(s)

Gil Troy, Professor of History, McGill University