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The Bush Presidency : Triumphs and Adversities - Dilys M. Hill

The Bush Presidency

Triumphs and Adversities

By: Dilys M. Hill (Editor), Phil Williams (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st June 1994
ISBN: 9780333594421
Number Of Pages: 236

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The four years of the Bush presidency cover a momentous era in American and world history. In international affairs the events in Eastern Europe and the then Soviet Union in late 1989 gave the President a high profile. The advent of the 'New World Order' made the United States pre-eminent: the triumph of the West was assured, with the added bonus of the 'peace dividend' as arms control agreements and defense savings seemed imminent. The President's personal popularity flourished in this climate and reached a new peak with the triumph of the allied forces in the Gulf War. The Gulf conflict saw Bush at his most decisive: firm in his moral stance, skilled in his action to bring together allied support backed by the United Nations, and confident in his handling of public opinion.

The Mountbatten Centre for International Studies - Notes on the Contributors - Acknowledgements - Introduction: The Bush Administration: An Overview; D.M.Hill & P.Williams - Managing the Bush White House; M.L.Whicker - The President and Congress; M.Foley - American Political Parties and the Bush Presidency; G.Peele - Bush and the Courts; T.E.Yarbrough - Economic Policy; S.Woolcock - Domestic Policy; D.M.Hill - Foreign Policy; R.A.Moore - Defence Policy; S.Garber & P.Williams - Conclusion; D.M.Hill & P.Williams - Index

ISBN: 9780333594421
ISBN-10: 0333594428
Series: Triumphs and Adversities
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 236
Published: 1st June 1994
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 1