The presidency of James Earl Carter, Jr. / Burton I. Kaufman and Scott Kaufman.
By: Kaufman, Burton Ira.
Contributor(s): Kaufman, Scott.Material type: TextSeries: American presidency series: Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2006Edition: 2nd ed., rev.Description: xvii, 302 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0700614702 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780700614707 (cloth : alk. paper); 0700614710 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780700614714.Subject(s): United States -- Politics and government -- 1977-1981 | Carter, Jimmy, 1924-Additional physical formats: Online version:: Presidency of James Earl Carter, Jr.DDC classification: 973.926092 | B
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-293) and index.
What makes Jimmy run? -- Transition and honeymoon. -- Morality and foreign policy. -- The dog days of summer and fall. -- Can Carter cope? -- The year of negotiations. -- War on inflation. -- Crescent of crisis. -- A growing sense of crisis. -- Foreign policy, patriotism, and politics. -- Economic pain and politics. -- Gloom and doom. -- Defeat. -- Epilogue.
"Burton Kaufman's book on the Carter years was hailed as the best account of his administration. This new edition probes more deeply into Jimmy Carter's approach to the presidency and the issues that he faced, placing his tenure in that office more squarely in the context of the fundamental changes taking place in America while he served. It features more information on his foreign and environmental policies and expanded coverage of his personal background - both his upbringing and naval career - along with insights into his wife's activist role." "Drawing on Carter's previously unavailable Handwriting File, as well as on new oral histories and Carter's own books, Burton and Scott Kaufman show the ways in which Carter had the opportunity - but failed - to be a successful transitional president for the Democrats. They argue that by the fall of 1978 he had become a more effective leader than during the first part of his presidency but could not undo his earlier mistakes and continued to make serious errors of political judgment."--BOOK JACKET.