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Fear itself : the New Deal and the origins of our time

Author: Ira Katznelson
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Liveright pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Departing from the traditional historical consensus, Ira Katznelson examines the New Deal through a sweeping international lens that juxtaposes a struggling American democracy with the rise of competing dictatorships. In an age defined by a pervasive, almost existential fear, Katznelson argues that American democracy was both saved and distorted by a Faustian collaboration that safeguarded racial segregation as it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Katznelson
ISBN: 0871407388 9780871407382
OCLC Number: 846889482
Awards: Winner of Bancroft Prize 2014
Description: x, 706 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Fight against fear --
A journey without maps --
Pilot, judge, senator --
"Strong medicine" --
Southern cage --
American with a difference --
Jim Crow Congress --
Ballots for soldiers --
Emergency --
Radical moment --
The first crusade --
Unrestricted war --
Democracy's price --
Public procedures, private interests --
"Wildest hopes" --
Armed and loyal.
Responsibility: Ira Katznelson.

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