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The Carter presidency

The Carter presidency

fourteen intimate perspectives of Jimmy Carter

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Published by University Press of America, Miller Center, University of Virginia in Lanham, [Charlottesville] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Carter, Jimmy, 1924-,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1977-1981.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Kenneth W. Thompson.
      SeriesPortraits of American presidents ;, v. 8
      ContributionsThompson, Kenneth W., 1921-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE176.1 .P83 1982 vol. 8, E872 .P83 1982 vol. 8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 247 p. ;
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1859239M
      ISBN 100819178128, 0819178136
      LC Control Number90012387

      President Carter: The White House Years, written by Stuart Eizenstat, the Carter Administration’s chief domestic policy adviser, provides an in-depth and inside look at the successes and failures of our nation’s 39th President. It is a compelling read for all interested in this period of American history.". Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), 39th president of the United States, was born October 1, , in the small farming town of Plains, Georgia. In , Carter founded The Carter Center, a non-governmental and non-profit organization with the purpose of advancing human rights and alleviating human suffering, including helping improve the quality of life for people in more than 80 countries.

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shoup, Laurence H. Carter Presidency, and beyond. Palo Alto, Calif.: Ramparts Press, (OCoLC) Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid is a New York Times Best Seller book written by Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States (–) and laureate of the Nobel Peace was published by Simon & Schuster in November During his presidency, Carter hosted talks between Menachem Begin of Israel and Anwar Sadat of Egypt that led to the Egypt–Israel Peace : Jimmy Carter.

        Carter may seem like a transitional figure between scandal-tarred Richard M. Nixon and venerated Reagan, but in “President Carter: The White House Years,” Eizenstat makes the case that the. Summary: Examines President Jimmy Carter's human rights policies, both at home and abroad, and tests the record of his presidency against the "competence and compassion" theme sounded by him in the campaign. Dumbrell argues that Carter was neither incompetent nor lacking in .


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“President Carter is an extraordinary reassessment of the first ‘New Democrat's’ presidency, combining Stu's recognized domestic and international policy range and depth with wonderful political, personal, institutional, and societal insights.

This book is much more than a well-written and researched history: Stu reminds that Jimmy Carter was the first modern president who ran as an anti-Establishment /5(70). "A balanced, comprehensive, invaluable guide to the Carter presidency.

The Kaufmans sharpen their portrait of Carter the man and deepen their account of his era and influence."--Bruce J. Schulman, author of The Seventies "Remains the best single account of Cited by: Grounded on research conducted at the Carter Library, The Carter Presidency is an incisive reassessment of an isolated Democratic administration from the vantage point of twenty years.

It is a milestone in the historical appraisal of that administration, inviting us to take a new look at Jimmy Carter and see what his presidency represented for a dramatically changing America/5(4).

Burton Kaufmans book on the Carter years was hailed as the best account of his administration. This new edition probes more deeply into Jimmy Carters approach to the presidency and the issues that he/5. In Crisis: The Last Year of the Carter Presidency by Hamilton Jordan two things stand out in this book.

One, how the problems of the last year of the Carter Presidency seem so simple compared to what we face today, and two, the high burden that was placed on the author Hamilton Jordan Cited by: The Carter Presidency: A Re-evaluation - John Dumbrell - Google Books With its associated images of the Iranian hostage crisis, the presidency of Jimmy Carter from to is often regarded as.

Douglas Brinkley's The Unfinished Presidency: Jimmy Carters Journey Beyond the White House was published inseventeen years after Carter's presidency ended.

Brinkley is a history professor at Rice University and the author of nearly two-dozen books including biographies of Walter Cronkite, Teddy Roosevelt and Gerald Ford.4/5. The authors make clear that the Carter years were much more decisive than was realized at the time."Perspectives on Political Science "Essential reading for anybody interested in the presidency of Jimmy Carter.

A truly important book." Douglas Brinkley, author of Jimmy Carter: Citizen for Peace (Soft cover only) pages, Dimensions (9, 5, 1. A political scientist examines Carter's rise to power, the effect of mass media coverage of his campaign, and his foreign and domestic policies From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review.

Carter has also written many books in the years since his presidency, including several memoirs, Our Endangered Values: America's Moral Crisis () and. Though his presidency was blown badly off course, Carter's period in office provides important lessons for contemporary American leaders, who are increasingly criticised for their lack of moral purpose.

The book is based on extensive primary research in the Jimmy Carter Library in Atlanta, Georgia. Read more Read less click to open popoverFormat: Paperback. Jimmy Carter’s Post-Presidency Career PHOTO GALLERIES As the 39th president of the United States, Jimmy Carter struggled to respond to.

“President Carter is an extraordinary reassessment of the first ‘New Democrat's’ presidency, combining Stu's recognized domestic and international policy range and depth with wonderful political, personal, institutional, and societal insights.

This book is much more than a well-written and researched history: Stu reminds that Jimmy Carter was the first modern president who ran as an anti-Establishment.

I chose to follow the book by the newest biography of Jimmy Carter President Carter: The White House Years by Stuart E. Eizenstat. I chose to read these two books to attempt to understand how the country attempted to heal after the Presidency of Richard Nixon and the Watergate Scandal/5.

Books by Carter. Carter, Jimmy (). Why Not the Best?. Nashville: Broadman Press. ISBN Carter, Jimmy (). A Government as Good as Its People.

New York: Simon and Schuster. ISBN Carter, Jimmy (). Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President. New York: Bantam Books. ISBN In this book more than a dozen eminent scholars provide a balanced overview of key elements of Carter's presidency, examining the significance of his administration within the context of evolving American policy choices after World War II.

The Carter presidency cannot be described—as was sometimes true of past administrations—in terms of White House loyalists versus cabinet department : Stephen Hess.

FAITH A Journey for All By Jimmy Carter pp. Simon & Schuster. $ When Billy Graham died recently, we were treated to a roll call of presidents whom Graham had visited in. Jimmy Carter was born in Plains, Georgia, and served as thirty-ninth President of the United States. He and his wife, Rosalynn, founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization that prevents and resolves conflicts, enhances freedom and democracy, and improves health around the world.

* “ Jimmy Carter: A Comprehensive Biography from Plains to Post-Presidency ” () by Peter Bourne – this is a meritorious but slightly curious comprehensive study of Carter’s life.

It begins with a traditional review of Carter’s childhood, his marriage and his naval career. The presidency of Jimmy Carter began at noon EST on Januwhen Jimmy Carter was inaugurated as the 39th President of the United States, and ended on Janu Carter, a Democrat from Georgia, took office after defeating incumbent Republican President Gerald Ford in the presidential presidency ended with his defeat in the presidential election by Cabinet: See list.President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths.

His urgent report covers a system of discrimination that extends to every nation. Women are deprived of equal opportunity in wealthier nations and "owned" by men in others, forced to suffer servitude, child marriage, and genital cutting.

President Carter: The White House Years, written by Stuart Eizenstat, the Carter Administration’s chief domestic policy adviser, provides an in-depth and inside look at the successes and failures of our nation’s 39th President.

It is a compelling read for Brand: St. Martin''s Publishing Group.