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Kaufman, Scott

A Companion to Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter

Kaufman, Scott - A Companion to Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter, ebook

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With 30 historiographical essays by established and rising scholars, this Companion is a comprehensive picture of the presidencies and legacies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter.

  • Examines important national and international events during the 1970s, as well as presidential initiatives, crises, and legislation
  • Discusses the biography of each man before entering the White House, his legacy and work after leaving office, and the lives of Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, and their families
  • Covers key themes and issues, including Watergate and the pardon of Richard Nixon, the Vietnam War, neoconservatism and the rise of the New Right, and the Iran hostage crisis
  • Incorporates presidential, diplomatic, military, economic, social, and cultural history
  • Uses the most recent research and newly released documents from the two Presidential Libraries and the State Department

Keywords: Nixon pardon, Betty Ford, Rosalynn Carter, Iran hostage crisis, New Right, neoconservatism, Watergate, presidential companion, Vietnam war, 1970s, 20th Century America

Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History
Page amount
608 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118907580
Printed ISBN
9781119187271

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