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The Eighties free pdf Provides an overview of the 1980s in America. The Eighties provides an account of the politics and foreign policy of the era and describes some of the major social, technological, and cultural changes that took place. Palermo's goal is to deepen students' understanding of the 1980s and pique their curiosity to learn more about the decade. Learning Goals Upon completing this book readers will be able to: * Consider the following questions:* What were the legacies of the Reagan Administration and the profound changes in domestic and foreign policy in the '80s?* What technological, cultural, and economic transformations begun in the 1980s have had lasting effects?* Why have many of the public policy decisions of the 1980s continued to be tried in later decades?* What can we learn about the role of government, free markets, and America's place in world affairs today by looking back on the 1980s? Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205840116 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205840113.

About Joseph A. Palermo

Joseph A. Palermo is an associate professor of history at California State University, Sacramento. He received his bachelor's degrees in sociology and anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz- a master's degree in history from San Jose State University- and a master's degree and doctorate in American history from Cornell University. His expertise includes political history, presidential politics, presidential war powers, social movements of the 20th century, social movements of the 1960s, civil rights and the history of American foreign policy. He has written two books on Robert F. Kennedy: In His Own Right: The Political Odyssey of Senator Robert F. Kennedy (Columbia University Press, 2001)- and Robert F. Kennedy and the Death of American Idealism (Pearson Longman, 2008). Professor Palermo has also written articles for anthologies on the life of Father Daniel Berrigan in The Human Tradition in America Since 1945 (Scholarly Resources Press, 2003)- and on the Watergate scandal in Watergate and the Resignation of Richard Nixon (CQ Press, 2004).

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Author : Joseph A. Palermo
Publisher : Pearson
Data Published : 15 February 2011
ISBN : 0205840116
EAN : 9780205840113
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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