Inventing the "American way" : the politics of consensus from the New Deal to the civil rights movement

Wendy Wall looks at how and why postwar Americans of diverse backgrounds and divergent political views agreed upon a need for and put forward a unifying set of national values. She particularly focuses on three groups: businessmen, government officials and cultural elites, and a loose collation of a...

Full description

Main Author: Wall, Wendy
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2008, c2008
Subjects:
Online Access:
Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Wendy Wall looks at how and why postwar Americans of diverse backgrounds and divergent political views agreed upon a need for and put forward a unifying set of national values. She particularly focuses on three groups: businessmen, government officials and cultural elites, and a loose collation of activists and intellectuals
Physical Description:xi, 378 p. ill
ISBN:9780199870226