Marxian Socialism in the United States

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Cornell University Press, 1996 - History - 222 pages

First published in 1952 then out of print in recent years, this classic account of the American Left is once again available. In his introduction to the Cornell paperback edition, Michael Kazin reevaluates the book, viewing it in the context of subsequent work on the subject and of the recent history of the Left itself.

 

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Contents

The Dream and the Reality
3
The Mirage of Utopia
16
1886The First Divide
21
Purist and Pureandsimple
30
Fission Fusion and Faction
45
The Golden Age of American Socialism
55
The Inner World of American Socialism
81
The Decline and Fall of American Socialism
90
TheCaligari World of Underground Communism
122
The Playboys of the Western World
134
In Dubious Battles
157
The Days of Sere and Yellow Leaf
182
The Wrong QuestionThe Right Answer
195
Bibliographical Essay
205
Index
213
Copyright

The Melancholy Intermezzo
117

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About the author (1996)

Daniel Bell is Scholar in Residence at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Harvard University. Michael Kazin is Professor of History at American University and coeditor of Dissent. His many books include War Against War, American Dreamers, and A Godly Hero.

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