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Author Birnbaum, Norman.

Title After progress : American social reform and European socialism in the twentieth century / Norman Birnbaum
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (x, 432 pages)
Contents Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. The Early Struggles; 3. The Russian Revolution--and After; 4. The Thirties and War; 5. The Welfare State; 6. Contending Versions of Socialism; 7. The Golden Age and Its Several Endings; 8. Is Mediterranean Socialism Different?; 9. "Les Anglo-Saxons": Great Britain; 10. "Les Anglo-Saxons": The United States; 11. Is Solidarity Possible?; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Here, Birnbaum traces the decline and fall of social reform in Europe and America. He shows, for example, that William Howard Taft railed against socialism, by which he meant anything restricting the market
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Social problems -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Social problems -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Socialism -- Europe -- 20th century.
Socialism -- United States -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195180143 (electronic bk.)
0198028180 (electronic bk.)
9780195180145 (electronic bk.)
9780198028185 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)