Ex America: The 50th Anniversary of the People's Pottage

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Hardcover New 0870044427. Flawless copy, brand new, pristine, never opened--159 pages. Description: "Esau had traded his birthright for a mess of pottage, and the American ... people did the same in rallying behind FDR and the New Deal, a program that not only failed spectacularly but seriously damaged American freedom. Thus the title of the book that immortalized Garet Garret, the writer whose name had been familiar to American readers in the 1920s and 1930s but who turned against the regime and paid a serious price for it. This is the 50th anniversary edition of this classic work, with an introduction by Bruce Ramsey, who tells the story of Garrett's life and the place of this book in it. This book is the darkest of all his works, but he tells the full truth about the disaster of the New Deal. It contains three eloquent and long essays: 'The Revolution Was, ' ? which explains how the revolution came to the U. S. 'Within the form'; 'Ex-America' which attacks the heart of the New Deal, and 'The Rise of Empir Read more Show Less

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press

For fifty years Garet Garrett's The People's Pottage has stood as one of the seminal works outlining the intellectual debate that raged over Roosevelt's ambitious restructuring of the American body politic.  The three monographs that made up The People's Pottage have been presented in hardcover form in Ex America, a 50th Anniversary Edition with a new foreword by historian Bruce Ramsey.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870044427
  • Publisher: Caxton Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2004
  • Pages: 190
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.36 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Garet Garrett was born Edward Peter Garrett in 1878.  A reporter, essayist and editorial writer for the New York Sun, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Saturday Evening Post, Garrett became one of the most vociferous opponents of Roosevelt's New Deal Policies.
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