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

Bruce J. Schulman


In this book, a collection of distinguished historians revisit and revise many of the settled verities of American political history. Blurring the boundaries between political, cultural, and economic history, they re-frame four familiar binaries that have long defined the history of twentieth-century America: the local versus the national, the public sphere versus the private sector, domestic affairs versus international relations, and liberal versus conservative. Blending politics with social and cultural analysis, these essays pay close attention to the ways politics and public policy struct ... More

Keywords: American Century, political history, local, liberal, conservative, national, international

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199845392
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199845392.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bruce J. Schulman, editor
Boston University

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