Fear Itself (BOK)

Ira Katznelson

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Redefining the traditional understanding of the New Deal, Fear Itself examines this pivotal American era through a sweeping international lens that juxtaposes a struggling democracy with enticing ideologies like Fascism and Communism. Ira Katznelson asserts that, during the 1930s and 1940s, American democracy was rescued yet distorted by a unified band of southern legislators who safeguarded racial segregation as they built a new national state to manage capitalism and assert global power. This study brings to life the politicians and pundits of the time, including Walter Lippmann, who argued that America needed a dose of dictatorship; Mississippi's five-foot-two Senator Theodore Bilbo, who advocated the legal separation of races; and Robert Oppenheimer, who built the atomic bomb yet was undone by the nation's hysteria. Fear Itself is a work vital to understanding America and the world the New Deal made.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Ira Katznelson
ISBN 9780871404503
Antall sider 720 Dimensjoner 16,7cm x 24,4cm x 5,2cm
Vekt 1128 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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