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Inventing the "American way" : the politics of consensus from the New Deal to the civil rights movement / Wendy L. Wall.

By: Wall, Wendy, 1962-.
Contributor(s): American Council of Learned Societies.
Material type: TextTextSeries: ACLS Humanities E-book.Publisher: Oxford [U.K.] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008Description: xi, 378 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.Subject(s): Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Nationalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Businessmen -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century | Elite (Social sciences) -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century | Political activists -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Intellectuals -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 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 centuryAdditional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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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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.

Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2014. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet.

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