The Death of Conservatism [With Earbuds] (Pre-Recorded Audio Player)

By Sam Tanenhaus, Alan Sklar (Read by)

Findaway World, 9781615741465

Publication Date: November 1, 2009

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Description

Sam Tanenhaus's essay "Conservatism Is Dead" prompted intense discussion and debate when it was published in the New Republic in the first days of Barack Obamas presidency. Now Tanenhaus, a leading authority on modern politics, has expanded his argument into a sweeping history of the American conservative movement. For seventy-five years, he argues, the Right has been split between two factions: consensus-driven "realists," who believe in the virtue of government and its power to adjust to changing conditions, and movement "revanchists," who distrust government and society - and often find themselves at war with America itself.
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