Up from Communism

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Columbia University Press, 1994 - History - 522 pages
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This study explains how the radical experience of a generation of writers influenced the cultural and political climate of post-World War II USA and provided much of the conservative rationale for the early years of the Cold War.

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Diggins, professor and author of numerous political titles, here assembles "conservative odysseys in American intellectual development," profiling the likes of Max Eastman, John Dos Passos, James ... Read full review

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Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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