The conservatives : ideas and personalities throughout American history / Patrick Allitt.

This lively book traces the development of American conservatism from Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, and Daniel Webster, through Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and Herbert Hoover, to William F. Buckley, Jr., Ronald Reagan, and William Kristol. Conservatism has assumed a variety of forms, histori...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Allitt, Patrick (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:New Haven : Yale University Press, [2009]
©2009
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Federalists
  • Southern conservatism
  • Northern antebellum conservatism and the Whigs
  • Conservatism and the Civil War
  • Conservatism after the Civil War
  • Conservatism in the 1920s and 1930s
  • The new conservatism, 1945-1964
  • The movement gains allies, 1964-1980
  • The Reagan revolution and the climax of the Cold War
  • Conservatives after the Cold War, 1989-2001
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index.