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Beautiful losers : essays on the failure of American conservatism

Author: Samuel T Francis
Publisher: Columbia ; London : University of Missouri Press, ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author argues that the victory of the Democratic party in the 1992 presidential election marks not only the end of the Reagan-Bush era, but also the failure of American conservatism.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel T Francis
ISBN: 0826209769 9780826209764
OCLC Number: 31609560
Description: x, 237 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ideas and No Consequences --
Foreign Policy and the South --
Henry Clay and the Statecraft of Circumstance --
Message from MARs: The Social Politics of the New Right --
Prophet of the Heartland --
The Harmless Persuasion --
Neoconservatism and the Managerial Revolution --
The Case of George Will --
The Other Side of Modernism: James Burnham and His Legacy --
The Evil That Men Don't Do: Joe McCarthy and the American Right --
The Cult of Dr. King --
Who's In Charge Here? --
Imperial Conservatives? --
Inhospitable Neos: A Reply to Ernest Van den Haag --
As We Go Marching --
Rouge on a Corpse's Lips --
The Secret of the Twentieth Century --
Equality as a Political Weapon --
Beautiful Losers: The Failure of American Conservatism.
Responsibility: Samuel Francis.

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"Francis is a skilled prose stylist; his essays are often a pleasure to read for that reason alone."--Detroit News "In Beautiful Losers Samuel Francis stakes his claim as one of the most important Read more...

 
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