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Conservatives against capitalism : from the Industrial Revolution to globalization

Conservatives against capitalism : from the Industrial Revolution to globalization

Author: Peter Kolozi
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book explores the complicated and frequently critical views of capitalism by American conservatives and how this discourse shaped the direction of the conservative movement"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kolozi, Peter.
Conservatives against capitalism.
New York : Columbia University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017022706
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kolozi
ISBN: 9780231166522 0231166524
OCLC Number: 986787295
Description: x, 250 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Conservatives against capitalism --
Emerging capitalism and its conservative critics : the pro-slavery critique of capitalism in antebellum America --
In search of the warrior-statesman : the critique of laissez-faire capitalism by Brooks Adams and Theodore Roosevelt --
The agrarian critique of capitalism --
The new conservatives : the Cold War and the making of conservative orthodoxy --
The neoconservative critiques of and reconciliation with capitalism --
The paleoconservative critique of global capitalism --
Conclusion: Conservatism at a crossroads.
Responsibility: Peter Kolozi.


Peter Kolozi traces the history of conservative skepticism about the influence of capitalism on politics, culture, and society. By analyzing the tensions between capitalism and conservative values,  Read more...


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We've long known that European conservatives have been ambivalent about, if not hostile to, capitalism. What Peter Kolozi has uncovered is an entirely American tradition of conservative ambivalence Read more...

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