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Antifundamentalism in modern America

Author: David Harrington Watt
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2017. ©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 word  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
e-books
History
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Harrington Watt
ISBN: 0801448271 9780801448270 9781501708534 1501708538 9781501708541 1501708546
OCLC Number: 988846800
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 218 pages)
Contents: Putting fundamentalism to work --
Skeptics --
Defenders --
The first fundamentalists --
Invention --
Ratification --
The dustbin of history --
Reinvention --
Zenith --
The future of fundamentalism.
Responsibility: DavidHarrington 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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