The Achievement of American Liberalism: The New Deal and Its Legacies

The Achievement of American Liberalism: The New Deal and Its Legacies

by William H. Chafe
     
 

Alan Brinkley, Melvin Urofsky, Harvard Sitkoff, and other leading scholars explore the liberal tradition in American politics, culture, and social relations.See more details below

Overview

Alan Brinkley, Melvin Urofsky, Harvard Sitkoff, and other leading scholars explore the liberal tradition in American politics, culture, and social relations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231112123
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
12/11/2002
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1510L (what's this?)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction
1The New Deal Experiments1
2High Tide: Roosevelt, Truman, and the Democratic Party, 1932-195221
3The Roosevelt Court63
4Voting Against the Hammer and Sickle: Communism as an Issue in American Politics99
5The Ethical Responsibilities of the Scientist: The Case of J. Robert Oppenheimer129
6Race in America: The Ultimate Test of Liberalism161
7African Americans, American Jews, and the Holocaust181
8Race, Rock and Roll, and the Rigged Society: The Payola Scandal and the Political Culture of the 1950s205
9"A Revolution But Half Accomplished": The Twentieth Century's Engagement with Child-Raising, Women's Work, and Feminism243
10Race, Class, and Gender in Southern History: Forces that Unite, Forces that Divide275
11Liberalism after the Sixties: A Reconnaissance293
Index327

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