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The great Oklahoma swindle : race, religion, and lies in America's weirdest state

Author: Russell Cobb
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English
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"Russell Cobb's 'The Great Oklahoma Swindle' is a rousing and incisive examination of the regional culture and social attitudes of 'flyover country' in the wake of the 2016 election, which has once again vaulted a romanticized 'American Working Class' into public debate, 24/7 mainstream media commentary, and political rants and fake news emanating from the 'Alt-Right.'"--
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Russell Cobb
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Cobb
ISBN: 9781496209986 1496209982
OCLC Number: 1108790949
Description: pages cm
Contents: Voyage to Dementiatown --
You're not doing fine, Oklahoma --
The road to hell in Indian territory --
Where the hell is Oklahoma anyway? --
The long goodbye to Oklahoma's small-town Jews --
Okies in the promised land --
Among the tribe of the wannabes --
Backward, Christian soldier --
Keeping Oklahoma weird --
Cursed? --
The fire that time --
Uncommon commons.
Responsibility: Russell Cobb.

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"Russell Cobb's 'The Great Oklahoma Swindle' is a rousing and incisive examination of the regional culture and social attitudes of 'flyover country' in the wake of the 2016 election, which has once again vaulted a romanticized 'American Working Class' into public debate, 24/7 mainstream media commentary, and political rants and fake news emanating from the 'Alt-Right.'"--

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