The Liberal State on Trial : The Cold War and American Politics in the Truman Years
By: Bell, Jonathan.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Columbia Studies in Contemporary American History: Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (409 p.).ISBN: 9780231508308.Subject(s): United States - Foreign relations - 1945-1953 | United States - Politics and government - 1945-1953 | United States - Social policyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Liberal State on Trial : The Cold War and American Politics in the Truman YearsDDC classification: 973.918 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1. THE DYNAMICS OF POSTWAR POLITICS BEFORE THE COLD WAR; 2. THE 80TH CONGRESS AND CONCEPTIONS OF THE STATE; 3. IDEOLOGICAL INTERPRETATIONS OF FOREIGN POLICY 1947-1948; 4. VARIETIES OF LIBERALISM IN THE 1948 CAMPAIGNS; 5. TRANSNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES AND IMAGES OF THE STATE, 1949-1950; 6. THE AMERICAN STATE ON TRIAL: THE 1950 MIDTERM ELECTIONS; 7. ALL INTERNATIONALISTS NOW:; CONCLUSION; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
What was left, in both senses of the word, of liberalism after the death of Franklin Roosevelt? This question has aroused considerable historical debate because it raises the question of why the United States, during the Truman years, developed a much less state-centered orthodoxy than other comparable, powerful liberal states. What were the consequences of this fundamental choice that would shape the character and direction of American society during the second half of the twentieth century? This book explores the role of the Cold War in shifting the center of gravity in American poli
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