Transforming America by Robert M. Collins
Politics and Culture During the Reagan Years

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By the end of the 1980s, the "malaise" that had once pervaded American society was replaced by a renewed sense of confidence and national purpose. However, beneath this veneer of optimism was a nation confronting the effects of massive federal deficits


About Robert M. Collins

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Robert M. Collins is the William H. Byler Professor of Social and Behavioral Science at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University and is the author of More: The Politics of Economic Growth in Postwar America and The Business Response to Keynes, 1929-1964.
Published January 19, 2007 by Columbia University Press. 332 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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In this rigorous history, professor and author Collins (More: The Politics of Economic Growth in Postwar America) takes a look at the reign of Ronald Reagan, who reinvigorated a lethargic post-Carter nation with a lasting sense of optimism at the same time he accelerated the growing schism betwee...

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