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6. Who ended the Cold War— Reagan or Gorbachev?

6. Who ended the Cold War— Reagan or Gorbachev?  

Gil Troy

in The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365586
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195317107.003.0006
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chapter
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9780195317107
“Who ended the Cold War: Reagan or Gorbachev?” examines the role Reagan played in ending the Cold War. When Reagan was inaugurated, his anti-Communist stance caused many to fear nuclear ... More
7. Resources, climate change, and capitalism

7. Resources, climate change, and capitalism  

Christopher S. Browning

in International Security: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2013
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Oct 2013
eISBN: 
9780191779930
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199668533.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199668533
The environment presents us with a range of security challenges that are often grouped together under the catch-all term ‘environmental security’. ‘Resources, climate change, and ... More
6. Subnational nominations and elections

6. Subnational nominations and elections  

L. Sandy Maisel

in American Political Parties and Elections: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2016
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Jul 2016
eISBN: 
9780190458195
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10.1093/actrade/9780190458164.003.0006
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9780190458164
‘Subnational nominations and elections’ examines how candidates are selected to run for office below the level of the presidency, and how they run in general election campaigns. The ... More
1. What is geopolitics?

1. What is geopolitics?  

Klaus Dodds

in Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2019
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Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868825
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198830764.003.0001
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9780198830764
‘What is geopolitics?’ explains that geopolitics involves three qualities. First, it is concerned with questions of influence and power over space and territory. Second, it uses ... More
1. Was Reagan a Dummy?

1. Was Reagan a Dummy?  

Gil Troy

in The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365586
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195317107.003.0001
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‘Was Reagan a dummy?’ asks whether the popular view of Reagan as unintelligent is just. Reagan was born in the Mid West, and attended Eureka College, where he discovered acting. A career in ... More
4. Was there, in Fact, a Reagan Revolution?

4. Was there, in Fact, a Reagan Revolution?  

Gil Troy

in The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2009
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365586
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195317107.003.0004
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‘Was there, in fact, a Reagan revolution?’ asks whether Reagan's time in office corresponded with a great shift in political direction. Reagan understood that presidential power was limited ... More
5. Did the Democrats Fiddle as the Reaganauts Conquered Washington?

5. Did the Democrats Fiddle as the Reaganauts Conquered Washington?  

Gil Troy

in The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365586
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195317107.003.0005
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9780195317107
‘Did the Democrats fiddle as the Reaganauts conquered Washington?’ documents the actions of the Democratic party during the Reagan administration. In 1981 Democrats criticized Reagan on the ... More
The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction  

Gil Troy

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365586
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195317107.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780195317107
Nearly two decades after that 1989 speech, debate continues to rage over just how revolutionary those Reagan years were. The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction identifies and ... More
3. Was there a Call for a Reagan Revolution (or What happened to the Great Society)?

3. Was there a Call for a Reagan Revolution (or What happened to the Great Society)?  

Gil Troy

in The Reagan Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365586
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195317107.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195317107
‘Was there a call for a Reagan revolution (or what happened to the Great Society)?’ charts Ronald Reagan's journey to the White House. In the 1960s 40 million Americans lived below the ... More

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