Beyond Left and Right: Insurgency and the Establishment

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Beyond Left and Right is a sweeping overview of political insurgency in the United States from the 1880s to the present. It is at once a stunning synthesis, drawing on a large number of scholarly works, and an ambitious and original piece of research. The book ranges over diverse individuals and groups that have attacked the established order, from the left and the right, from the Populists of the 1890s to Ross Perot and the religious right of our times, dealing along the way with noninterventionists, the Klan, ...
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Overview

Beyond Left and Right is a sweeping overview of political insurgency in the United States from the 1880s to the present. It is at once a stunning synthesis, drawing on a large number of scholarly works, and an ambitious and original piece of research. The book ranges over diverse individuals and groups that have attacked the established order, from the left and the right, from the Populists of the 1890s to Ross Perot and the religious right of our times, dealing along the way with noninterventionists, the Klan, monetary radicals, McCarthyites, Birchers, and Reaganites, among many others.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252065682
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/1996
  • Pages: 472
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Producer Values, Corporate Culture, and Progressive Politics 1
2 The Campaign against internationalism, 1914-29 19
3 Anticorporate Progressives and the New Era, 1920-29 43
4 Two Nations: The Cultural Contradictions of the Jazz Age 68
5 Farmers, the Money Power, and Depression Radicals, 1929-36 91
6 "Natural Man vs. Corporate Man": Battling for Small Business in the 1930s 115
7 The Last Progressives: Breaking with New Deal Liberalism, 193640 138
8 The Noninterventionist insurgency, 1935-41 162
9 Democratic Nationalism and the Assault on Collectivism, 1941-46 188
10 Crisis of the Old Order: The Revolt against Liberal Elites, 1945-50 214
11 The Nationalist Critique of Bipartisan Foreign Policy, 1949-55 239
12 On the Edge: Confronting Communist Conspiracy, Corporate Consolidation, and Civil Rights, 1953-63 261
13 The Populist Challenge to the Established Order, 1964-92 284
Conclusion 309
Notes 315
Bibliography 397
Index 423
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