Franklin

Sunbelt Capitalism [electronic resource] : Phoenix and the Transformation of American Politics / Elizabeth Tandy Shermer.

Author/Creator:
Shermer, Elizabeth Tandy, author.
Publication:
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (432p.) : illustrations.
Series:
Politics and Culture in Modern America
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
Status/Location:
Loading...

Options
Location Notes Your Loan Policy

Details

Other records:
Other Title:
De Gruyter Online.
Subjects:
Cities and towns -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- Growth.
Conservatism -- Arizona -- Phoenix -- History -- 20th century.
Language:
In English.
Biography/History:
Elizabeth Tandy Shermer teaches history at Loyola University Chicago. She is coeditor (with Nelson Lichtenstein) of The Right and Labor in America: Politics, Ideology, and Imagination, which is also available from the University of Pennsylvania Press.
Summary:
Historian Elizabeth Tandy Shermer examines how Barry Goldwater and elite Phoenix businessmen used policy and federal funds to fashion a postwar "business climate," setting off an interstate competition for investment that transformed American politics.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1. Colonial Prologue
Chapter 2. Contested Recovery
Chapter 3. The Business of War
Chapter 4. The Right to Rule
Chapter 5. Grasstops Democracy
Chapter 6. Forecasting the Business Climate
Chapter 7. "Second War Between the States"
Chapter 8. Industrial Phoenix
Chapter 9. The Conspicuous Grasstops
Chapter 10. "A Frankenstein's Monster"
Epilogue Whither Phoenix?
Abbreviations
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments.
Notes:
18 illustrations.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed March 24, 2015)
ISBN:
9780812207606
OCLC:
859160752
Publisher Number:
10.9783/9780812207606 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.