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Goddess of the market : Ayn Rand and the American Right

Author: Jennifer Burns
Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Brinkley Collection (c.2).
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on unprecedented access to Rand's private papers and the original, unedited versions of Rand's journals, Jennifer Burns offers a groundbreaking reassessment of this key cultural figure, examining her life, her ideas, and her impact on conservative political thought.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Biographies
Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Burns
ISBN: 9780195324877 0195324870
OCLC Number: 313665028
Description: 369 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. The education of Ayn Rand, 1905-1943 --
From Russia to Roosevelt --
Individualists of the world, unite! --
A new credo of freedom --
Part II. From novelist to philosopher, 1944-1957 --
The real root of evil --
A round universe --
Part III. Who is John Galt? 1957-1968 --
Big sister is watching you --
Radicals for capitalism --
Love is exception making --
Part IV. Legacies --
It usually begins with Ayn Rand --
Epilogue: Ayn Rand in American memory.
Series Title: Brinkley Collection (c.2).
Responsibility: Jennifer Burns.
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