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Antifundamentalism in modern America

Author: David Harrington Watt
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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David Harrington Watt's Antifundamentalism in Modern America gives us a pathbreaking account of the role that the fear of fundamentalism has played--and continues to play--in American culture. Fundamentalism has never been a neutral category of analysis, and Watt scrutinizes the various political purposes that the concept has been made to serve. In 1920, the conservative Baptist writer Curtis Lee Laws coined the  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Harrington Watt
ISBN: 9781501708541 1501708546
OCLC Number: 1105445574
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.)
Contents: Putting fundamentalism to work --
Skeptics --
Defenders --
The first fundamentalists --
Invention --
Ratification --
The dustbin of history --
Reinvention --
Zenith --
The future of fundamentalism.
Responsibility: David Harrington Watt.

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David Harrington Watt's Antifundamentalism in Modern America gives us a pathbreaking account of the role that the fear of fundamentalism has played-and continues to play-in American culture.  Read more...

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