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American Politics in the 1990s and 2000s

Dominic Sandbrook

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In this chapter, Dominic Sandbrook traces the roots of the political debates of the 1990s and 2000s to the ascendancy of Ronald Reagan between 1981 and 1988. He argues that American politics during ... More


Contemporary American Culture

Martin Halliwell

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Martin Halliwell begins this chapter by discussing pluralistic cultural currents at the turn of the twenty-first century which he links to President Clinton’s final State of the Union address of ... More


The George H. W. Bush–Clinton–Castro Years: From the Cold War to the Colder War (1989–2001)

Jorge I. Domínguez

in Fifty Years of Revolution: Perspectives on Cuba, the United States, and the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813040233
eISBN:
9780813043852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040233.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores four scholarly explanations, from the distribution of power's changing dynamics in the international system with the end of the cold war in Europe to the irreconcilability of ... More


Us Propaganda

Nancy Snow

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines official rhetoric in the wake of 9/11, noting the influence of commercially-driven marketing and public relations techniques on government operations, as well as the apparent ... More


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