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Author Offenbach, Seth, author

Title The conservative movement and the Vietnam War : the other side of Vietnam / Seth Offenbach
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Series Routledge advances in American history
Routledge advances in American history
Contents Introduction: The other side of Vietnam -- The long 1964 -- United by strategy -- Dissent of the libertarians -- Negative conservatism -- The problem of Richard Nixon -- Christianity and conservatism -- Conclusion: From Goldwater to Reagan
Summary "The Vietnam War was the central political issue of the 1960s and 1970s. This study by Seth Offenbach explains how the conflict shaped modern conservatism. The war caused disputes between the pro-war anti-communists right and libertarian conservatives who opposed the war. At the same time, Christian evangelicals supported the war and began forming alliances with the mainstream, pro-war right. This enabled the formation of the New Right movement which came to dominate US politics at the end of the twentieth century. The Conservative Movement and the Vietnam War explains the right's changes between Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Seth Offenbachis Assistant Professor of History at Bronx Community College in the City University of New York system
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Subject Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century
Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Politics and war -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Political aspects -- United States
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019013308
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