Download e-book for iPad: Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President by Patrick J. Maney

By Patrick J. Maney

ISBN-10: 0700621946

ISBN-13: 9780700621941

Of the unique Gilded Age, historian Richard Hofstadter wrote: “There is not any different interval within the nation’s heritage while politics turns out so thoroughly dwarfed via financial adjustments, none within which the lifetime of the rustic rests so thoroughly within the palms of the commercial entrepreneur.” The period of William Jefferson Clinton’s ascent to the presidency was once strikingly similar—nothing much less, Clinton himself acknowledged, than “a paradigm shift . . . from the commercial age to an information-technology age, from the chilly struggle to an international society.” How invoice Clinton met the demanding situations of this new Gilded Age is the topic of Patrick J. Maney’s ebook: an in-depth viewpoint at the forty second president of the us and the transformative period over which he presided.

Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President is going past character and politics to ascertain the severe problems with the day: financial and financial coverage, company and fiscal deregulation, healthcare and welfare reform, and overseas affairs in a post-Cold struggle global. yet at its middle is invoice Clinton in all his guises: the 1st child boomer to arrive the White condominium; the “natural”—the such a lot proficient flesh presser of his iteration, yet one with an inexplicably careless and self-destructive streak; the “Comeback Kid,” again and again overcoming lengthy odds; the survivor, usually down yet by no means out; and, with Hillary Rodham Clinton, a part of the main arguable First Couple considering Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Maney’s ebook is, in sum, the main succinct and updated research of the Clinton presidency, precious now not basically for realizing a transformative period in American background, yet presidential, nationwide, and worldwide politics today.

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By Patrick J. Maney

ISBN-10: 0700621946

ISBN-13: 9780700621941

Of the unique Gilded Age, historian Richard Hofstadter wrote: “There is not any different interval within the nation’s heritage while politics turns out so thoroughly dwarfed via financial adjustments, none within which the lifetime of the rustic rests so thoroughly within the palms of the commercial entrepreneur.” The period of William Jefferson Clinton’s ascent to the presidency was once strikingly similar—nothing much less, Clinton himself acknowledged, than “a paradigm shift . . . from the commercial age to an information-technology age, from the chilly struggle to an international society.” How invoice Clinton met the demanding situations of this new Gilded Age is the topic of Patrick J. Maney’s ebook: an in-depth viewpoint at the forty second president of the us and the transformative period over which he presided.

Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President is going past character and politics to ascertain the severe problems with the day: financial and financial coverage, company and fiscal deregulation, healthcare and welfare reform, and overseas affairs in a post-Cold struggle global. yet at its middle is invoice Clinton in all his guises: the 1st child boomer to arrive the White condominium; the “natural”—the such a lot proficient flesh presser of his iteration, yet one with an inexplicably careless and self-destructive streak; the “Comeback Kid,” again and again overcoming lengthy odds; the survivor, usually down yet by no means out; and, with Hillary Rodham Clinton, a part of the main arguable First Couple considering Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Maney’s ebook is, in sum, the main succinct and updated research of the Clinton presidency, precious now not basically for realizing a transformative period in American background, yet presidential, nationwide, and worldwide politics today.

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