Populist Persuasion: An American History / Edition 2

Populist Persuasion: An American History / Edition 2

by Michael Kazin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801485584

ISBN-13: 2900801485588

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: Cornell University Press

A penetrating account of populism in American politics, from the era of Thomas Jefferson to the era of William Jefferson Clinton.  See more details below

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A penetrating account of populism in American politics, from the era of Thomas Jefferson to the era of William Jefferson Clinton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900801485588
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
408

Table of Contents

Introduction: Speaking for the People
1. Inheritance
2. The Righteous Commonwealth of the Late Nineteenth Century
3. Workers as Citizens: Labor and the Left in the Gompers Era
4. Onward, Christian Mothers and Soldiers: The Prohibitionist Crusade
5. Social Justice and Social Paranoia: The Catholic Populism of Father Coughlin
6. The Many and the Few: The CIO and the Embrace of Liberalism
7. A Free People Fight Back: The Rise and Fall of the Cold War Right
8. Power to Which People? The Tragedy of the White New Left
9. Stand Up for the Working Man: George Wallace and the Making of a New Right
10. The Conservative Capture: From Nixon to Reagan
11. Spinning the People
Conclusion: A Language We Need?

A Note on Method
Notes
Further Reading
Index

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