The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolt in America

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Oxford University Press, Nov 30, 1978 - History - 384 pages
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This condensed version of Lawrence Goodwyn's Democratic Promise, the highly-acclaimed study on American Populism which the Civil Liberties Review called "a brilliant, comprehensive study," offers new political language designed to provide a fresh means of assessing both democracy and authoritarianism today.
 

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Journal entry for October 11, 1993 Since I am running out of time, this will be a highly sketchy consideration of Goodwyn, to which I must later return and fill in details. It strikes me that ... Read full review

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Since I am running out of time, this will be a highly sketchy consideration of Goodwyn, to which I must later return and fill in details. It strikes me that Livingston is right to question that if ... Read full review

Contents

Creating a Democratic Politics
1
The Alliance Develops a Movement Culture
20
Building a Democratic
55
The Peoples Movement
95
The Core Cultural Struggle
125
The Triumph of the Corporate
213
The Movement
230
The Irony of Populism
264
Afterword
323
A Critical Essay on Authorities
333
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Lawrence Goodwyn is Professor of History at Duke University.

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