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The politics of resentment : a genealogy / Jeremy Engels.

Author/Creator:
Engels, Jeremy author.
Publication:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 222 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Subjects:
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Resentment -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Summary:
"Examines the problem of rhetorical violence in American political discourse, and maps the history of one form, the politics of resentment. Investigates key events in American history that have led to a current culture of resentment"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction : democracy and resentment
Reimagining the people : from duas civitates to e pluribus unum to e unibus duo
The rise of the politics of resentment
The rhetoric of violence
Conclusion : resentment ad hominem and ad ratio : a plea for rhetorical criticism.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-197) and index.
ISBN:
9780271067100 (cloth : alk. paper)
0271067101 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780271066646 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0271066644 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
898087499