The Presidency of James Earl Carter, Jr. (Paperback)

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Burton Ira Kaufman

  (Author),

Scott Kaufman

  (Author)
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The Presidency of James Earl Carter, Jr. Book Description

He has been called America's greatest ex-president, a man who lost the White House after one term but went on to become a respected spokesman for peace and human rights. 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. 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. 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. Weighing achievements such as the Alaska Land Bill with shortcomings such as disarray within the White House and strained relations with Congress, the authors re-examine the world events that shaped Carter's presidency, from Koreagate and the Cuban boatlift to the Camp David accords and the Iran hostage crisis. They explore bureaucratic infighting over his human rights policies, describing how the administration's position changed with greater emphasis on security issues after 1979; they also examine the issue of arms control in the light of newly opened Soviet archives and argue that the Vance-Brzezinski dispute was more profound than had originally been thought.In the final analysis, the Kaufmans fault Carter for not crafting a coherent message that would offer the American people a vision on which to build a base of support and assure his success. As his reputation as an ex-president continues to grow, this updated book offers an even better understanding of his White House years.

About the Author :

Scott Kaufman has contributed to The Presidency of James Earl Carter, Jr. as an author. Scott Kaufman, associate professor of history at Francis Marion University, is coauthor of The Presidency of James Earl Carter, Jr., and author of Confronting Communism: U.S. and British Policies toward China and The Pig War: The United States, Britain, and the Balance of Power in the Pacific Northwest, 1846-72.

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Title: The Presidency of James Earl Carter, Jr.
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Author: Burton Ira Kaufman, Scott Kaufman
Edition: Paperback
Edition Number: 2
Language: English
ISBN:

0700614710

EAN:

9780700614714

No. of Pages: 302
Publish Date: 2006-09-30
Binding: Paperback
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