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Tolerant Populists Kansas Populism and Nativism

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ISBN-10: 022605408X

ISBN-13: 9780226054087

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Walter Nugent

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Description:

A political movement rallies against underregulated banks, widening gaps in wealth, and gridlocked governments.  Sound familiar? More than a century before Occupy Wall Street, the People’s Party of the 1890s was organizing for change. They were the original source of the term “populism,” and a catalyst for the later Progressive Era and New Deal.Historians wrote approvingly of the Populists up into the 1950s. But with time and new voices, led by historian Richard Hofstadter, the Populists were denigrated, depicted as demagogic, conspiratorial, and even anti-Semitic.In a landmark study, Walter Nugent set out to uncover the truth of populism, focusing on the most prominent Populist state,…    
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/29/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English