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Review of Jonathan Alter. His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, a Life; Kai Bird. The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter; Stuart E. Eizenstat. President Carter: The White House Years; Rick Perlstein. Reaganland: America’s Right Turn

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From the journal New Global Studies

Reviewed Publications:

Jonathan Alter His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, a Life. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2020. 800 pp. ISBN: 978-1501125485. $37.50 hardcover.

Kai Bird The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy Carter. New York: Penguin, 2021. 784 pp. ISBN: 978-0451495235. $38.00 hardcover.

Stuart E. Eizenstat President Carter: The White House Years. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2018. 1024 pp. ISBN: 978-1250104557. $40.00 hardcover.

Rick Perlstein Reaganland: America’s Right Turn 1976–1980. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2020. 1120 pp. ISBN: 978-1476793054. $40.00 hardcover.

Corresponding author: Angus Reilly, King’s College London – Strand Campus, London, WC2R 2LS, UK, E-mail:


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Published Online: 2023-07-31

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