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Making Sense of American Liberalism [electronic resource] / edited by Jonathan Bell and Timothy Stanley.

Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (274 p.)
Subjects:
Liberalism -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This collection of thoughtful and timely essays offers refreshing and intelligent new perspectives on postwar American liberalism. Sophisticated yet accessible, 'Making Sense of American Liberalism' challenges popular myths about liberalism in the United States.
Contents:
Partners for progress: liberals and radicals in the long twentieth century / Doug Rossinow
From popular front to liberalism: redefining the political in California in the post-World War II era / / Jonathan Bell
Going beyond the New Deal: socialists and the democratic party in the 1970s / Timothy Stanley
From friends to foes: George McGovern, Hubert Humphrey, and the fracture in American liberalism / Bruce Miroff
New York liberalism and the fight against homelessness / Ella Howard
Liberalism in the post-war city: public and private power in urban renewal / Lizabeth Cohen
Albert Gore Sr.: liberalism and the South in the 1960s / Tony Badger
Forgotten architects of the second reconstruction: Republicans and civil rights, 1945-1972 / Timothy N. Thurber
Liberal feminism and the shaping of the New Deal order / Susan M. Hartmann
Labor, liberalism, and the democratic party: a fruitful but vexed alliance / Nelson Lichtenstein.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Stanley, Timothy.
Bell, Jonathan, 1976-
ISBN:
0-252-09398-4
1-283-99351-1
OCLC:
842264710
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