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American dynasty : aristocracy, fortune, and the politics of deceit in the house of Bush

Author: Kevin Phillips
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical portrait of the Bush political dynasty describes their rise to power over the course of four generations, arguing that the Bush family has used its financial and social empire to gain the White House.
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Genre/Form: Biography
biografi
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Phillips, Kevin, 1940-
American dynasty.
New York : Viking, 2004
(OCoLC)607054575
Named Person: George Bush; George W Bush; Bush family.; Bush, Familie; George Bush; George Walker Bush; Bush (famille); Bush (Familie); Bush family.; George Bush; George W Bush
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Phillips
ISBN: 0670032646 9780670032648
OCLC Number: 52979120
Description: xiv, 397 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
pt. 1. Family, Dynasty, and restoration --
ch. 1. The not-quite-royal family --
ch. 2. The dynastization of America --
ch. 3. The first American restoration --
pt. 2. Crony capitalism, covert operations, and compassionate conservatism --
ch. 4. Texanomics and compassionate conservatism --
ch. 5. The Enron-Halliburton administration --
ch. 6. Armaments and men : the Bush dynasty and the national security state --
pt. 3. Religion, oil, armaments, and war --
ch. 7. The American presidency and the rise of the Religious Right --
ch. 8. Indiana Bush and the axis of evil --
ch. 9. The wars of the Texas succession --
Afterword : Machiavelli and the American dynastic moment --
Acknowledgments --
appendix A. Armaments and the Walker-Bush Family, 1914-40 --
appendix B. Deception, dissimulation, and disinformation --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Kevin Phillips.
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A critical portrait of the Bush political dynasty describes their rise to power over the course of four generations, arguing that the Bush family has used its financial and social empire to gain the White House.

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