Between Hope and History

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Between Hope and History
Between Hope and History (Bill Clinton book) cover art.jpg
Author Bill Clinton
Language English
Publisher Random House
Publication date
September 1, 1996
Media type Hardcover
Pages 178
ISBN 978-0-8129-2913-3
OCLC 35299616
973.929 21
LC Class E885 .C54 1996
Followed by My Life

Between Hope and History: Meeting America's Challenges for the 21st Century is a 1996 book by at the time United States President Bill Clinton. It was published by Random House in September 1996 in the lead up to the 1996 US presidential election, partly as a means to reach out to the electorate.

The New York Times Book Review described it as "A snapshot of President Clinton's "New Democratic" philosophy as he segues from his first to (he hopes) his second term."[1]

A sociolinguistic study of the book argued that it was used as a means to promote Clinton's "political and ideological ends, as well as reaching out to the electorate".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robin Toner, The New York Times Book Review, September 22, 1996, p. 7.
  2. ^ Nwagbara, Uzoechi (September 2011). "Power, Language and Context: The Sociolinguistics of Bill Clinton's Between Hope and History". The Criterion: An International Journal in English 2 (3). ISSN 0976-8165.