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Author Siegel, Frederick F., 1945-

Title The Revolt Against the Masses : How Liberalism Has Undermined the Middle Class
Published New York : Encounter Books, 2015
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Summary This short book rewrites the history of modern American liberalism. It shows that what we think of as liberalism—the top-and-bottom coalition we associate with President Obama—began not with Progressivism or the New Deal but rather in the wake of WWI, in disillusionment with American society. In the 1920s, the first thinkers to call themselves liberals adopted the hostility to bourgeois life that had long characterized European intellectuals of both the left and right. The aim of liberalism's founders—such as Herbert Croly, Randolph Bourne, H.G. Wells, Sinclair Lewis, and H.L. Mencken—was to c
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Subject Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Middle class -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1594037965 (electronic bk.)
9781594037962 (electronic bk.)