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What's the matter with Kansas? : how conservatives won the heart of America

Author: Thomas Frank
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Frank answers questions by examining the conservative revolution in his home state, of Kansas.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Frank
ISBN: 0805073396 9780805073393
OCLC Number: 54374636
Description: 306 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : What's the matter with America? --
pt. 1. Mysteries of the Great Plains --
1. The two nations --
2. Deep in the heart of redness --
3. God, meet Mammon --
4. Verns then and now --
5. Con men and mod squad --
pt. 2. The fury which passeth all understanding --
6. Persecuted, powerless, and blind --
7. Russia Iran disco suck --
8. Happy captives --
9. Kansas bleeds for your sins --
10. Inherit the whirlwind --
11. Antipopes among us --
12. t Performing indignation --
Epilogue : In the garden of the world --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Thomas Frank.
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Reveals how conservatism became the preferred national political ideology, exploring the origins of this philosophy in the upper classes and tracing its recent popularity within the middle class.  Read more...

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"Drunk on tax cuts, favors for corporations and above all else, their undying lust for the culture wars most of us lost interest in years ago, conservatives have driven Middle America into a ditch, Read more...

 
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