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Author Abrams, Nathan.

Title Norman Podhoretz and Commentary magazine : the rise and fall of the neocons / Nathan Abrams
Published New York : Continuum, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 367 pages)
Contents Taking over -- The revised standard version -- War -- Resurrection -- Empire -- Decline -- Fall -- After the fall
Summary Struggling for Empire is a unique study of the neoconservative movement's leading thinker and magazine: Norman Podhoretz and Commentary. In this book, Nathan Abrams examines the origins, rise, and fall of neoconservatism and argues that much of what has been said about it in the last six years is the result of willful distortion and exaggeration by both the neocons and their opponents. The main goal of this critical and balanced survey is to dispel misconceptions of what the much widely used and abused term "neocon" actually refers to. Norman Podhoretz (b. 1930) was one of the neocon movement'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Podhoretz, Norman.
Commentary (New York, N.Y.)
Conservatism -- United States.
Conservatives -- United States -- Biography.
Editors -- United States -- Biography.
Intellectuals -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009005796
ISBN 0826436048 (electronic bk.)
1441126589 (paperback)
9780826436047 (electronic bk.)
9781441126580 (paperback)