A Bubble in Time: America During the Interwar Years, 1989-2001
By: William L. O'Neill (author)Hardback
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The all-too-brief period of relative tranquility that extended from the end of the Cold War to the beginning of the War on Terror is the subject of William L. O'Neill's brilliant new study of recent American history. Mr. O'Neill's sharp eye for the telling incident and the apt quotation combine with an acute historical judgment to make A Bubble in Time a compellingly readable informal history.
William L. O'Neill is professor emeritus of history at Rutgers University and the author of Coming Apart: An Informal History of the 1960s; American High: The Years of Confidence, 1945-1960; and A Democracy at War: America's Fight at Home and Abroad in World War II, among several other books. He lives in Highland Park, New Jersey.
Chapter 1: The Elder Bush Chapter 2: Slaughter: The First Persian Gulf War Interlude: The Enola Gay Exhibition Chapter 3: Clinton and the 1992 Election Chapter 4: What's Right and What's Wrong Interlude: Buffalo Commons Chapter 5: Clinton Arrives Chapter 6: Sex and Other Scandals Interlude: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Chapter 7: The Trial of the Century Chapter 8: Higher Education in Crisis Interlude: Alan Greenspan: The God That Failed Chapter 9: Clinton: The Second Term Epilogue
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