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The Reagan range the nostalgic myth in American politics by James E. Combs

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Published by Bowling Green State University Popular Press in Bowling Green, OH .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Reagan, Ronald -- Influence,
  • Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-151).

StatementJames Combs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE877.2 .C66 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 151 p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1751090M
ISBN 100879725656, 0879725664
LC Control Number92073977
OCLC/WorldCa28733214

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