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Author Kaye, Harvey J.

Title Why do ruling classes fear history?, and other questions / Harvey J. Kaye ; with a foreword by Daniel Singer
Edition First edition
Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996

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Description xvii, 270 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Foreword / Daniel Singer -- 1. A Note in Memory of Isaac Deutscher, Historian and Socialist Intellectual (1907-1967) -- 2. Why Do Ruling Classes Fear History? The 1994 Deutscher Memorial Lecture -- 3. The Revolutionary Overthrow of Socialism? -- 4. The Age of Revolution Past and Present: A Note on Democracy and Capitalism in the Spring of 1989 -- 5. The End of History?... Not! -- 6. Photography and Historical Consciousness: Nicaragua, 1978-1979 -- 7. The Nobel Prize, the Memory Prize, and the Twentieth Century -- 8. The Making of American Memory? -- 9. Ideas Do Have Consequences: A Note on Rush, Newt, and the Culture Wars -- 10. All That Is Solid Melts into Air ... or Baseball and Capitalism, the View from Left Field -- 11. From Bases to Superstructures: The Great Transformation of Baseball -- 12. Should the Fact That We Live in a Democratic Society Make a Difference in What Our Schools Are Like? -- 13. A Radical Theology for Democratic Education
14. Schooling for a Democratic America? -- 15. The Liberal Arts and Democracy / Harvey J. Kaye and Henry A. Giroux -- 16. The Ends of History? The Question of National Standards -- 17. From Lessons from History to National Standards: Questions of Class, Labor, and American Radicalism -- 18. Preparing the Next Generation of Public Intellectuals -- 19. Radicals and the Making of American Democracy: Toward a New Narrative of American History -- 20. American Radicalism Past and Present: An Interview -- 21. Tom Paine and the Making of the American Revolution -- 22. Redeeming Reason and Freedom: The Challenge of C. Wright Mills -- 23. A Tribute to E. P. Thompson, Marxist Historian and Radical Democrat (1924-1993) -- 24. Whither the American Left? -- 25. The Last Intellectuals or Teachers for a Democratic Society? -- 26. Whither America? -- 27. The New American Crisis
Notes St. Martin's Griffin edition published in 1997
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-266) and index
Subject History -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Education -- Political aspects -- United States.
Democracy -- United States.
Radicalism -- United States.
History, Modern -- 20th century -- Philosophy.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
LC no. 95036783 95025548
ISBN 0312126913
0312172273 paperback