Making the American Century Essays on the Political Culture of Twentieth Century America

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  • Copyright: 2014-03-03
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Bruce J. Schulman is William E. Huntington Professor of History, Boston University

Table of Contents


Part I: The Local and the National
1. Brand Name America: Remaking American Nationhood at the Turn of the 20th Century, Bruce J. Schulman
2. National Ideas and Local Power in Fargo during the Great Depression, David B. Danbom
3. Strom Thurmond's Party Switch in History and Memory, Joseph Crespino

Part II: Over There and Back
4. "A Last Great Crusade For Humanity": W.E.B. Du Bois and the Pan-African Congress, James T. Campbell
5. Commerce and Complicity: Human Rights and the Legacy of Nuremberg, Elizabeth Borgwardt
6. Liberal Democracy and the Lure of Bombing in the Interwar United States, Sean L. Malloy
7. The Sincerest Form of Flattery: The Peace Corps, Helsinki, and the Internationalization of Social Values, Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman

Part III: The Public and the Private
8. Perspectives on Religion in 20th Century American History, Mel Piehl
9. The First Venture Capital Firm in Silicon Valley, Leslie Berlin
10. Symbol of Unity, Symbol of Pluralism: The "Interfaith Idea" in Wartime and Cold War America, Wendy L. Wall
11. Consorting with the Barbarians at the Gate: McGeorge Bundy, the Ford Foundation, and Student Activism in the 1960s, Julie A. Reuben

Part IV: Liberals and Conservatives
12. Reflation and Recovery in the 1930s and Their Implication for the 2000s, Eric Rauchway
13. Reimagining Racial Liberalism, Mark Brilliant
14. Freedom, Faith, Fear: A South Dakota Story, John T. McGreevy
15. Barack Obama and Progressive Democracy, James Kloppenberg

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