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American capitalism : social thought and political economy in the twentieth century

Author: Nelson Lichtenstein
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2006.
Series: Politics and culture in modern America.
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"American Capitalism is an important contribution to our understanding of postwar American thought and culture. It will force historians to revise their pantheon of important thinkers for the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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American capitalism.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2006
(DLC) 2005045654
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson Lichtenstein
ISBN: 9780812202632 0812202635
OCLC Number: 759158184
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 377 p.) : ill.
Contents: The postcapitalist vision in twentieth-century American social thought / Howard Brick --
To Moscow and back : American social scientists and the concept of convergence / David C. Engerman --
Clark Kerr : from the industrial to the knowledge economy / Paddy Riley --
John Kenneth Galbraith : liberalism and the politics of cultural critique / Kevin Mattson --
The prophet of post-Fordism : Peter Drucker and the legitimation of the corporation / Nils Gilman --
C. Wright Mills and American social science / Daniel Geary --
C.L.R. James and the theory of state capitalism / Christopher Phelps --
Oliver C. Cox and the roots of world systems theory / Christopher A. McAuley --
Feminism, women's history, and the American social thought at midcentury / Daniel Horowitz --
The road less traveled : reconsidering the political writings of Friedrich von Hayek / Juliet Williams --
The politics of the rich and rich : postwar investigations of foundations and the rise of the philanthropic right / Alice O'Connor --
American counterrevolutionary : Lemuel Ricketts Boulware and General Electric, 1950-1960 / Kimberly Phillips-Fein --
Godless capitalism : Ayn Rand and the conservative movement / Jennifer Burns.
Series Title: Politics and culture in modern America.
Responsibility: edited by Nelson Lichtenstein.

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