Wall, Wendy, 1962-

Inventing the "American way" : the politics of consensus from the New Deal to the civil rights movement / Wendy L. Wall. - Oxford [U.K.] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008. - xi, 378 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - ACLS Humanities E-book. . - ACLS Humanities E-Book. .

Includes bibliographical reference (p. [295]-359) and index.

Pt. I. Enemies at home and abroad (1935-1941) -- "Are we a nation?" -- Industrial democracy versus free enterprise -- In search of common ground -- Pt. II. The politics of unity during World War II (1942-1945) -- The spectre of "divide and conquer" -- "The house I live in" -- Pt. III. Shaping a Cold War consensus (1946-1955) -- United America -- The Freedom Train -- Crusading for freedom at home and abroad -- Conclusion.

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Political culture--History--United States--20th century.
Nationalism--History--United States--20th century.
Businessmen--Political activity--History--United States--20th century.
Elite (Social sciences)--Political activity--History--United States--20th century.
Political activists--History--United States--20th century.
Intellectuals--Political activity--History--United States--20th century.

United States--Politics and government--1933-1945.
United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
United States--Officials and employees--Political activity--History--20th century.
United States--Social conditions--20th century.

E743 / .W355 2008