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The Conscience of a Conservative

The Conscience of a Conservative

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by Barry M. Goldwater
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691131171

ISBN-13: 9780691131177

Pub. Date: 04/03/2007

Publisher: Princeton University Press

In 1960, Barry Goldwater set forth his brief manifesto in The Conscience of a Conservative. Written at the height of the Cold War and in the wake of America's greatest experiment with big government, the New Deal, Goldwater's message was not only remarkable, but radical. He argued for the value and importance of conservative principles—freedom, foremost

Overview

In 1960, Barry Goldwater set forth his brief manifesto in The Conscience of a Conservative. Written at the height of the Cold War and in the wake of America's greatest experiment with big government, the New Deal, Goldwater's message was not only remarkable, but radical. He argued for the value and importance of conservative principles—freedom, foremost among them—in contemporary political life. Using the principles he espoused in this concise but powerful book, Goldwater fundamentally altered the political landscape of his day—and ours.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780691131177
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
04/03/2007
Series:
James Madison Library in American Politics Series
Edition description:
With a New afterword by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
405,404
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

General Editor's Introduction vii
Foreword by George F. Will ix
Preface xxi
Chapter 1: The Conscience of a Conservative 1
Chapter 2: The Perils of Power 7
Chapter 3: States’ Rights 17
Chapter 4: And Civil Rights 25
Chapter 5: Freedom for the Farmer 33
Chapter 6: Freedom for Labor 39
Chapter 7: Taxes and Spending 53
Chapter 8: The Welfare State 63
Chapter 9: Some Notes on Education 71
Chapter 10: The Soviet Menace 81
Afterword by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. 121
Index 139

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