The Resource Great society : a new history, Amity Shlaes

Great society : a new history, Amity Shlaes

Label
Great society : a new history
Title
Great society
Title remainder
a new history
Statement of responsibility
Amity Shlaes
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
" In the 1960s, Americans sought the same goals many seek now: an end to poverty, higher standards of living for the middle class, a better environment and more access to health care and education. Then, too, we debated socialism and capitalism, public sector reform versus private sector advancement. Time and again, whether under John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, or Richard Nixon, the country chose the public sector. Yet the targets of our idealism proved elusive. What's more, Johnson's and Nixon's programs shackled millions of families in permanent government dependence. Ironically, Shlaes argues, the costs of entitlement commitments made a half century ago preclude the very reforms that Americans will need in coming decades."--
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Publisher's description
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Shlaes, Amity
Dewey number
973.92
Illustrations
plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Nixon, Richard M.
  • Public housing
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Great society : a new history, Amity Shlaes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 511 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061706424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
in901966326
Label
Great society : a new history, Amity Shlaes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 511 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061706424
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
in901966326

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