This work presents a general history of economics, politics, culture, crime, and race during the long conservative era of the last three decades in the United States. It also offers a comparison with the first Gilded Age in the late 19th century and the period from 1945-1973 providing a unique perspective for American history students.
About the Author
Michael McHugh received his Ph.D. in History from Miami University of Ohio. For the past eleven years, he has been teaching overseas in Europe and Asia. Currently, he is chair of the political science department at KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.