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Bill Clinton : new Gilded Age president

Author: Patrick J Maney
Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Of the original Gilded Age, historian Richard Hofstadter wrote: "There is no other period in the nation's history when politics seems so completely dwarfed by economic changes, none in which the life of the country rests so completely in the hands of the industrial entrepreneur." The era of William Jefferson Clinton's ascent to the presidencey was strikingly similar--nothing less, Clinton himself said, than "a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bill Clinton; Bill Clinton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick J Maney
ISBN: 9780700621941 0700621946 0700621997 9780700621996
OCLC Number: 921240523
Description: x, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Bill Clinton and the New Gilded Age --
Making of a president, 1946-1992 --
Taking office, 1993 --
"On the edge," 1993 --
Defeat, 1993-1994 --
In search of three syllables: foreign policy, 1993-1996 --
Rebound, 1995-1996 --
Siege and survival, 1997-1999 --
The "new" economy, 1998-2000 --
Last chance: Clinton and the world, 1998-2000 --
Epilogue: the third term.
Responsibility: Patrick J. Maney.

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Set in the "New Gilded Age" the book goes beyond personality and politics to examine the critical issues of the day such as healthcare and welfare reform, business and financial deregulation,  Read more...
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"An exceptionally well-written and concise biography of Bill Clinton. Maney offers penetrating insights about both the complexity of Clinton's personality and Washington politics during the so-called Read more...

 
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