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The Cause

The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

The Cause( )
Author: Alterman, Eric
ISBN:978-0-14-312164-0
Publication Date:May 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

A major history of American liberalism and the key personalities behind the movement

Why is it that nearly every liberal initiative since the end of the New Deal--whether busing, urban development, affirmative action, welfare, gun control, or Roe v. Wade--has fallen victim to its grand aspirations, often exacerbating the very problem it seeks to solve? In this groundbreaking work, the first full treatment of modern liberalism in the United States, bestselling...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / American Government / General
History / United States / 20Th Century
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.4 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.262 Pounds
Author Biography
Alterman, Eric (Author)
Eric Alterman is a political & cultural columnist for "The Nation", MSNBC.com, & Intellectual Capital.com & is a senior fellow of the World Policy Institute. He has contributed to "Rolling Stone", "Mother Jones", "Elle", "The New Yorker", "Vanity Fair", "Harper's", "The New Republic", "The New York Times" & "The Washington Post". He is the author also of two works of political commentary & analysis "Sound & Fury" & "Who Speaks for America". He lives in Manhattan.

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