The rise and fall of modern American conservatism : a short history / David Farber.

This book tells the gripping story of perhaps the most significant political force of our time through the lives and careers of six leading figures at the heart of the movement. The author traces the history of modern conservatism from its revolt against New Deal liberalism, to its breathtaking resu...

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Main Author: Farber, David, 1956-
Format: Book
Published:Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2010], ©2010.
Table of Contents:
  • Robert Taft : the gray men of modern conservatism and the rights of property
  • William Buckley : building the conservative political culture
  • Barry Goldwater : cowboy conservatism, race politics, and the other sixties
  • Phyllis Schlafly : domestic conservatism and social order
  • Ronald Reagan : the conservative hero
  • George W. Bush : the conservative calling and the great crack-up.