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Invisible Hands: The Making of the Conservative Movement from the New Deal to Reagan

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Starting in the mid-1930s, a handful of prominent American businessmen forged alliances with the aim of rescuing America—and their profit margins—from socialism and the "nanny state." Long before the "culture wars" usually associated with the rise of conservative politics, these driven individuals funded think tanks, fought labor unions, and formed organizations to market their views. These nearly unknown, larger-than-life, and sometimes eccentric personalities—such as General Electric's zealous, silver-tongued Lemuel Ricketts Boulware and the self-described "revolutionary" Jasper Crane of DuPont—make for a fascinating, behind-the-scenes view of American history.

The winner of a prestigious academic award for her original research on this book, Kim Phillips-Fein is already being heralded as an important new young American historian. Her meticulous research and narrative gifts reveal the dramatic story of a pragmatic, step-by-step, check-by-check campaign to promote an ideological revolution—one that ultimately helped propel conservative ideas to electoral triumph.

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Award-winning historian Kim Phillips-Fein offers a narrative history of the influential businessmen who fought to roll back the New Deal.

About the Author

Kim Phillips-Fein won the Bancroft Dissertation Prize for her research on Invisible Hands. She has written for The Nation, The Baffler, and many other publications. She is an assistant professor at the Gallatin School of New York University and lives in New York City.
Raver is a versatile, classically trained actor who has made numerous stage appearances in New York, Los Angeles, and regional theaters around the country.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400110759
Subtitle:
The Making of the Conservative Movement from the New Deal to Reagan
Author:
Phillips-fein, Kim
Read by:
Raver, Lorna
Read:
Raver, Lorna
Narrated:
Raver, Lorna
Author:
Phillips-Fein, Kim
Author:
Phi
Author:
llips-Fein, Kim
Author:
Raver, Lorna
Publisher:
Tantor Media
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Political History
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20090209
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 in 0.6 lb
Media Run Time:
660

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