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Conservatism The Fight for a Tradition

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ISBN-10: 0691174105

ISBN-13: 9780691174105

Edition: 2020

Authors: Edmund Fawcett

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A fresh and sharp-eyed history of political conservatism from its nineteenth-century origins to today's hard Right For two hundred years, conservatism has defied its reputation as a backward-looking creed by confronting and adapting to liberal modernity. By doing so, the Right has won long periods of power and effectively become the dominant tradition in politics. Yet, despite their success, conservatives have continued to fight with each other about how far to compromise with liberalism and democracy--or which values to defend and how. In Conservatism, Edmund Fawcett provides a gripping account of this conflicted history, clarifies key ideas, and illuminates quarrels within the Right…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2020
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/20/2020
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 6.22" wide x 9.69" long x 1.78" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Edmund Fawcett worked at "The Economist" for more than three decades, serving as chief correspondent in Washington, Paris, and Berlin, as well as European and literary editor. His writing has also appeared in the "New York Times", the "Los Angeles Times", the "Guardian", and the "Times Literary Supplement", among other publications.