The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin

The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Sarah Palin

by Corey Robin

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ISBN-13: 9780199959112
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 986,456
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Corey Robin teaches political science at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center. His writings have appeared in the New York Times, Harper's, and the London Review of Books.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1: Profiles in Reaction
Conservatism and Counterrevolution
The First Counterrevolutionary
Garbage and Gravitas
Inside Out
The Ex-Cons
Affirmative Action Baby

Part 2: The Virtues of Violence
A Color-Coded Genocide
Remembrance of Empires Past
Protocols of Machismo
Potomac Fever
Easy to Be Hard

Conclusion

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Reactionary Mind 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Terrific book that gives not just the history of conservatism but also analysis of the psychology behind the philosophy.
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