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Fear Itself The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time

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ISBN-10: 0871407388

ISBN-13: 9780871407382

Edition: 2014

Authors: Ira Katznelson

List price: $19.95
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Redefining our traditional understanding of the New Deal, Fear Itself finally examines this pivotal American era through a sweeping international lens that juxtaposes a struggling democracy with enticing ideologies like Fascism and Communism. Ira Katznelson, a towering figure in the study of American and European history (Cornel West), boldly asserts that, during the 1930s and 1940s, American democracy was rescued yet distorted by a unified band of southern lawmakers who safeguarded racial segregation as they built a new national state to manage capitalism and assert global power. This original study brings to vivid life the politicians and pundits of the time, including Walter Lippmann,…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 3/17/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Ira Katznelson is Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History at Columbia University. He is the author of many books, including Marxism and the Cityand the award-winning Liberalism's Crooked Circle: Letters to Adam Michnik.He has served as president of the Social Science History Association and of the Politics and History Section of the American Political Science Association.