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Commentary in American life

Author: Murray Friedman
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the critical role of "Commentary", one of the most important magazines in Jewish history.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Friedman
ISBN: 1592131050 9781592131051 1592131069 9781592131068
OCLC Number: 55657226
Description: 226 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Commentary: The First Sixty Years / Murray Friedman --
"America Is Home": Commentary Magazine and the Refocusing of the Community of Memory, 1945-1960 / Nathan Abrams --
Commentary: The Early Years / Nathan Glazer --
The Jewishness of Commentary / Ruth R. Wisse --
Commentary and the City: Getting It Right, Getting It Wrong / Fred Siegel --
What They Talked About When They Talked About Literature: Commentary in Its First Three Decades / Thomas L. Jeffers --
Commentary and the Common Culture / Terry Teachout --
Norman Podhoretz and the Cold War / Richard Gid Powers --
Joining the Ranks: Commentary and American Conservatism / George H. Nash --
Commentary's Children: Neoconservatism in the Twenty-First Century / John Ehrman.
Responsibility: edited by Murray Friedman.

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