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What's the matter with Kansas? : how conservatives won the heart of America

Author: Thomas Frank
Publisher: New York : Picador, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Owl books edView all editions and formats
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Reveals how conservatism became the preferred national political ideology, exploring the origins of this philosophy in the upper classes and tracing its recent popularity within the middle class.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Frank
ISBN: 080507774X 9780805077742 9780805073393 0805073396
OCLC Number: 840605786
Notes: A Metropolitan/Owl book.
With a new afterword - Cover.
Description: x, 332 Seiten
Contents: Part I: Mysteries of the Great Plains --
1. The Two Nations --
2. Deep in the Heart of Redness --
3. God, Meet Mammon --
4. Verns Then and Now --
5. Con Men and Mod Squad --
Part II: The Fury Which Passeth All Understanding --
6. Persecuted, Powerless, and Blind --
7. Russia Iran Disco Suck --
8. Happy Captives --
9. Kansas Bleeds for Your Sins --
10. Inherit the Whirlwind --
11. Antipopes Among Us --
12. Performing Indignation --
Epilogue: In the Garden of the World --
Afterword: Culture War Armageddon.
Responsibility: Thomas Frank.
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"Drunk on tax cuts, favors for corporations and above all else, their undying lust for the culture wars most of us lost interest in years ago, conservatives have driven Middle America into a ditch, Read more...

 
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