The Achievement of American Liberalism: The New Deal and Its Legacies by William H. Chafe | 9780231112123 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
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
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231112122

ISBN-13: 9780231112123

Pub. Date: 12/11/2002

Publisher: Columbia University Press

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

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

Contributorsix
Introductionxi
1.The New Deal Experiments1
2.High Tide: Roosevelt, Truman, and the Democratic Party, 1932-195221
3.The Roosevelt Court63
4.Voting Against the Hammer and Sickle: Communism as an issue in American Politics99
5.The Ethical Responsibilities of the Scientist: The Case of J. Robert Oppenheimer129
6.Race in America: The Ultimate Test of Liberalism161
7.African Americans, American Jews, and the Holocaust181
8.Race, 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
10.Race, Class, and Gender in Southern History: Forces that Unite, Forces that Divide275
11.Liberalism After the Sixties: A Reconnaissance293
Index327

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