Long Detour: The History and Future of the American Left

Long Detour: The History and Future of the American Left

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by James Weinstein
     
 


An engaging account of American socialism, past and future, as witnessed by a key historian and founder of one of the modern left's most important news magazines, In These TimesSee more details below

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An engaging account of American socialism, past and future, as witnessed by a key historian and founder of one of the modern left's most important news magazines, In These Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813342511
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1The First Round: A Home of Their Own1
2Birth Pangs: Socialism Enters the Real World17
3Limits of Growth: Principles Transcend Party45
4Good Intentions: The Russian Revolution As an Act of War77
5Playing Catch-Up but Losing Ground107
6Capitalism Collapses: Whatever Happened to Socialism?133
7Fronts, Decay, Amnesia, and a New Left169
8Thigh Bone Connected to the Hip Bone: The Women's Movement, Civil Rights, and the War Machine193
9The Hard Part: Socialist Principles in the Post-Industrial Era219
10Entering the Mainstream: What Is to Be Done?249
Bibliography265
Index271

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